Monthly Archives: August 2007

Anne Kornblut, F-ck You

Glenn Greenwald catches Washington Post political ‘reporter’ Anne Kornblut impugning the patriotism of millions of Democrats.
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Posted in Iraq, News Media, Propaganda | 7 Comments

The Majority of Iowa Republicans Hate America

Yes, I’m kidding. But there’s a new poll which should make every Republican political operative and politician terrified.
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Posted in Conservatives, Democrats, Iraq | 5 Comments

Some Sunday Links

Here’s your links. Science firstest:
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Sunday Sermon: Anti-Imperialism Is Not Pacificism

The Very Serious Foreign Policy experts need to get that.
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Posted in Iraq, Middle East | 3 Comments

Tara Speak. You Listen

ScienceBlogling Tara of Aetiology has co-authored a PLoS Biology article about HIV denialism and the internets.
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Posted in Fucking Morons, HIV, Microbiology, Propaganda, Public Health, The War on Science, Viruses | 2 Comments

(The Iraq) War Is a Force That Gives Us Them Meaning

Yes, I’ve cribbed the title from Chris Hedges’ superb, must-read book, War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. But Josh Marshall stumbles across a great insight about the Iraq War and Occupation, but doesn’t quite carry through all the way. So the Mad Biologist will.
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Posted in Iraq, Little Lord Pontchartrain, Middle East, Religion, Things That Make Ya Go Boom | 4 Comments

‘Ordinary’ Influenza: A Public Health Failure

Stop worrying about avian influenza. Get serious about ‘ordinary’ influenza. Because trying to mobilize public support for avian influenza is a f-cking stupid strategy.
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Posted in Fucking Morons, Healthcare, Influenza, Microbiology, Public Health, Viruses, We're Really Fucked | 12 Comments

Life on Mars?

No life on Mars? Not so fast. Cool it down, baby.
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Posted in Aliens! I Seen 'Em!, Microbiology | 13 Comments

A Patch for…Diarrhea?

Forget smoking cessation. This is a patch everyone can use.
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Putting the S-CHIP Battle in Context

Maha does a great job of getting at the underlying issues in the Bush adminstration’s opposition to expanding the S-CHIP children’s health insurance program.
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Posted in Basic Human Decency, Conservatives, Healthcare, Public Health | 1 Comment