Category Archives: Fucking Morons

The Scientific Cost of Reflexive Ass-Covering

Or to use the term of art, proactive crisis management (rinses vomit out of mouth; boldface mine): If they [NIH researchers] want to leave, though, to meet with scientists around the world at scientific and medical conferences, they spend their … Continue reading

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Why Did Obama Even Give Robert Kagan the Time of Day?

As opposed to telling that horribly wrong warmonger to go fuck himself? From Robert Parry, who years ago broke much of the Iran-Contra story (boldface mine): Prominent neocons, including Nuland’s husband Robert Kagan, a co-founder of the Project for the … Continue reading

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King Richard the 150th

Our mainstream corporate media is very stupid:

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Did We Give Up When the Germans Bombed Pearl Harbor?

Hell no! Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) said on Sunday cited Iran’s control of their own capital, Tehran, as a reason that the country had to be stopped from obtaining a nuclear weapon…. “Moreover, we have to stand up to Iran’s … Continue reading

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They Really Did Believe Their Own Bullsh-t

So this is depressing, if it’s true (boldface mine): The original premise of Obama’s first presidential campaign was that he could reason with Republicans—or else, by staking out obviously reasonable stances, force them to moderate or be exposed as extreme … Continue reading

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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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