Monthly Archives: August 2015

With Mambo Sauce

Observed in the Martin Luther King Library, D.C.: More about Chuck Brown here.

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D.C. Still Has No Idea How to Clear Sidewalks

I realize it’s August, so most people aren’t thinking about shoveling snow, but D.C. has recently passed a snow removal bill (boldface mine): For the first time since 1922, D.C. is moving to put teeth into its law requiring that … Continue reading

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Links 8/28/15

Links for you. Science: US Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, Says He Has No Regrets About Saying Gun Violence Is Public Health Issue An angry (?) koala (anyone know anything about koala behavior?) Following criticism, PLOS removes blog defending scrutiny of … Continue reading

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Happy Kim

Observed on U Street, between 14th Street and Waverly Terrace, Shaw, D.C.:

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The Original Intent of the Second Amendment

In light of the recent shooting of a news crew, we will, as is always the case, various bleatings about the sacred Second Amendment. One of the most pernicious things in the gun control debate is how the original intent … Continue reading

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Links 8/27/15

Links for you. Science: All The Woo That’s Fit To Print: An Open Letter To The New York Times Public Editor What’s It Like to Get a Ph.D. in Science? Scientists who found gluten sensitivity evidence have now shown it … Continue reading

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Reconciling Calls in D.C. For Vice Squads With Black Lives Matter

Last week, the president of the D.C. Logan Circle area Area Neighborhood Council (‘ANC’), in response to an increase in murders, called for the reinstitution of vice squads. I had some doubts: This works, until an innocent yet somehow suspicious … Continue reading

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