Monthly Archives: January 2017

Links 1/31/17

Links for you. Science: America’s Long-Overdue Opioid Revolution Is Finally Here South Dakota’s antiscience bill passes the Senate What is the Scientists’ March on Washington Are scientists going to march on Washington? First China, next the world: The Chinese government … Continue reading

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Observed on S Street NW, between 18th and 19th, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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D.C., Snowstorms, And Graft

Oh my! Fortunately, D.C. hasn’t had much in the way of snow this year (boldface mine): D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s administration spent more than $40 million on snow removal for a single major storm last year, hiring contractors at … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, DC, Democrats

Links 1/30/17

Links for you. Science: Heat and Ashes: The Untold Story of the Apollo 1 Fire More Evidence Autism Rates Not Truly Increasing Are great teachers poor scholars? Apollo 1: The Fire That Shocked NASA Quackery at the VA: Our veterans … Continue reading

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Signs From Yesterday’s March

Seems like we’re going to be marching every damn weekend. Kidding aside, it was amazing to see thousands of people assemble in D.C. on short notice. By 1pm, there must have been 8,000 people (did some rough counts and marked … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Current Situation

Since there’s too much to put into a single post: Until shown otherwise, the CBP officials who are violating their oaths of service by ignoring court orders should not be assumed to be reluctantly ‘following orders.’ There are plenty of … Continue reading

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Links 1/29/17

Links for you. Science: Commerce nominee Ross promises to protect “peer-reviewed research” at NOAA Another reminder that there is no autism epidemic If you were an elephant… And Now, Something Else to Worry About: Yellow Fever NIH Advances Understanding of … Continue reading

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Trump White House Doubles Down On Anti-Semitism

Yesterday, I noted that the Trump White House Holocaust Memorial Day Proclamation completely omitted any mention of Jews or anti-Semitism. Well, Il Trumpe et alia doubled down on historical revisionism (boldface mine): The White House statement on International Holocaust Remembrance … Continue reading

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Links 1/28/17

Links for you. Science: The apple that never browns wants to change your mind about genetically modified foods Molecule shows ability to thwart pathogens’ genetic resistance to antibiotic National Zoo Welcomes An Adorable Seal Into This Cruel World This is … Continue reading

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Trump’s Holocaust Memorial Day Proclamation Forgets Jews And Anti-Semitism

Yep, Il Trumpe issued a Holocaust Memorial Day proclamation that didn’t mention Jews or anti-Semitism at all. But Very Serious People told me Trump advisor and elite racist Steve Bannon isn’t an anti-Semite. Nope, not all.

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