Monthly Archives: August 2009

Wednesday Links

More stuff I’ll never be able to blog about.
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Reducing Quinolone Antibiotic Use Lowers Resistance

Basically, a fifty percent reduction in quinolone use led to a ~33 percent reduction in quinolone resistance. This is some welcome news.
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Posted in Antibiotics, E. coli, Evolution | 3 Comments

Sen. Edward Kennedy, RIP

Senator Kennedy died late last night. “He could… envision the human beings behind the statistics.”
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Posted in Condolences, Death, Democrats | 6 Comments

Arthur Frommer “Considers Skipping Arizona” Due to Gun-Wielding Protestors

Travel guide author: “I will not personally travel in a state where civilians carry loaded weapons onto the sidewalks and as a means of political protest. I not only believe such practices are a threat to the future of our democracy, but I am firmly convinced that they would also endanger my own personal safety there.”
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Posted in BANG! BANG!, Civil Liberties | 19 Comments

Monday Links

More stuff I’ll never get around to blogging about.
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Posted in Lotsa Links | 2 Comments

Note to Senate Dems (and Candidates): Stop Insulting Us with Filibuster Scare Tactics

The newest sales pitch is to raise the specter of Republicans being able to filibuster. Why not just get rid of the damn filibuster?
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Posted in Democrats | 3 Comments

“Science Knows It Doesn’t Know Everything, Otherwise It Would Stop”

What does it say when the best observers of our times are comedians?
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Posted in Fucking Morons, Humor | 5 Comments

Saturday Links

Happy Saturday. Here are some links.
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Posted in Lotsa Links | 1 Comment

Obama Is Definitely Not Playing Ten-Dimensional Chess on Healthcare: Why Didn’t He Use the Ag Bill as Leverage?

Obama should have threatened to tank the ag bill, unless Conrad signed on to real health insurance reform.
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Posted in Agriculture, Democrats, Funding, Healthcare | 4 Comments

Wingnut Michelle Bachmann Announces That She Is Pro-Choice

This is the sort of cognitive dissonance I have come to expect from movement conservatives.
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Posted in Fucking Morons, Healthcare | 2 Comments