Category Archives: Fucking Morons

In 2015, This Still Happens Here

Though it is quite a rarity: At a Feb. 10 hearing of UCLA’s student government, four of nine representatives raised concerns that the Jewish background of Judicial Board candidate Rachel Beyda could present a conflict of interest and make her … Continue reading

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Teacher Evaluation As Practiced

While I’m very skeptical of teacher evaluation methods, since they are incredibly imprecise, it still blows my mind how stupidly implemented they are. Consider D.C.’s IMPACT system (boldface mine): Under DCPS’s teacher evaluation system, called IMPACT, teachers in affluent Ward … Continue reading

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Will SCOTUS Force Republican States to Govern With the Rhetoric They Use to Gull the Rubes?

Right now, the Supreme Court (‘SCOTUS’) is weighing a decision to gut some of the ACA (‘Obamacare’) healthcare tax subsidies. What’s staggering is how much this will cost (boldface mine): This provides a way of approximating just how much money … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Economics, Fucking Morons, Healthcare | 1 Comment

Guns Still Make You Stupid

Philip Gourevich (boldface mine): “Isolated incident” was the preferred verbiage of Ripley Rand, the local U.S. attorney. Rand said that he saw no reason to treat the targeting and assassination of these three Muslims as “part of a targeted campaign … Continue reading

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The Republican War on… Beyoncé?

So this is completely bonkers (pdf): Yes, two thirds of Iowa Republican caucus goers believe Beyoncé either is or might be a ‘moral poison.’ For a little context, hero of the Uruk-hai wing of the Republican Party, Mike Huckabee, in … Continue reading

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GOP Senator Proposes Norovirus Dissemination Plan

Well, he didn’t call it that, but Republican Senator Thom “Taking the As out of Thomas” Tillis proposed this interesting infection control policy (boldface mine): In a week packed with news over concerns for public health, Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Public Health, Viruses, Vomit | 2 Comments

The Horrifying Irony of Anti-Abortionists Who Oppose the MMR Vaccine

While I’ve discussed this before, the opposition of anti-abortionists to the MMR vaccine–specifically the “R” component that protects against rubella–seems topical, especially since some prominent Republican politicians, to their everlasting shame, are playing footsie with anti-vaccinationism (boldface mine): As the … Continue reading

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