Links 2/21/17

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Links for you. Science:

Pinch Me: In a Washington State lake, two of the most globally invasive crayfish species are duking it out. Should we step in?
Vaccine programs are threatened by exemptions, ACA repeal
U.S. House Backs New Bid to Require ‘National Interest’ Certification for NSF Grants
The face of a modern human is almost uniquely flat and extraordinarily expressive. But our remarkable faces may not be as “modern” as we think
Hundreds gather in Copley to ‘stand up for science’

Other:

This Is What Obamacare’s Critics Won’t Admit Or Simply Don’t Understand (despite title, excellent, balanced view of the ACA)
Trump Always Calls Out Chicago, but City Closest to Mar-a-Lago Has Comparable Crime Rate
White House dismisses NSC aide after harsh criticism of Trump
Austerity was a bigger disaster than we thought (no shit)
Netanyahu doesn’t think Trump has a Jewish problem. And that’s a problem.
America’s Founding Fathers Were Against School Choice
Constituents Flood Another GOP Congressman’s Town Halls And Angrily Confront Him
President Trump thinks asking him to condemn anti-Semitism is ‘insulting.’ Why? (because, like many bigots, he tolerates, even likes, Jews, as long as we know our place)
My Fight For $15 Is About Black Futures
DeVos criticized teachers at D.C. school she visited — and they are not having it
Citizen Trump likely wouldn’t get a security clearance. Here’s why.
D.C. activists don’t have senators to call. So they found their own way to fight Trump.
I sentenced criminals to hundreds more years than I wanted to. I had no choice.
4chan: The Skeleton Key to the Rise of Trump
Trump’s Attack on Media as ‘Enemy of the People’ Has Historic Echoes (the Voice of America is subtweeting the president of the United States. This. Is. Not. Normal.)

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One Response to Links 2/21/17

  1. exoboist says:

    Just to let you know, the NSF story was from a year ago and isn’t new (the mention of President Obama probably vetoing the bill was the tipoff for me).

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