Monthly Archives: October 2007

Not Every Place Is for Sale

The MBTA has decided that government-sponsored noise pollution is a bad idea.
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Posted in Boston, Environment, Fucking Morons, Music | 3 Comments

Being Imprecise About the Details of Catastrophe…

…doesn’t invalidate the person making the prediction.
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Posted in Economics, Experts, Iraq | 2 Comments

It’s Not Called Management, It’s Called Lying

Welcome to the world of Potemkin press conferences: FEMA held a press conference…with itself.
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Posted in Authoritarianism, Conservatives, Propaganda | 4 Comments

What the Hell Does This Have to Do with S-CHIP?

What does abortion have to do with healthcare for children?
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Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Healthcare | 5 Comments

Dog Bites Man: Bush White House Censors CDC Report

I know: who could possibly think that the Bush administration would censor a report on the effects of global warming.
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Posted in Conservatives, Environment, Global Warming, Public Health, The War on Science | 5 Comments

Staphylococcus aureus: Don’t Pick Your Nose!

The science of nose picking. Really.
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Posted in Ick, Microbiology, Public Health | 8 Comments

I, for One, Welcome Our Rampaging Turkey Overlords

Gangs of marauding turkeys are taking over Boston. Or something. Whither American freedom?
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Posted in Aves, Humor | 14 Comments