Links 5/13/17

Links for you. Science:

Enterococci May Have Evolved Antimicrobial Resistance Millions of Years Ago
Horizontal gene transfer is not a hallmark of the human genome
Don’t Know Much About Health Care, Health Care Research or Quality – Yet Appointed New Director of Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)!?
Human ancestry correlates with language and reveals that race is not an objective genomic classifier
The secret war against counterfeit science


The Tangled Story Behind Trump’s False Claims Of Voter Fraud (excellent)
Apple Comes to Washington
A Hillbilly’s Response to JD Vance
The Feds have ‘Trump tapes’ akin to Nixon’s ‘Watergate tapes’
How to Comment on Trump’s National Monument Review
Judas, Tax Cuts and the Great Betrayal
One Bernie With One Stone (related post here)
A Nation in Crisis, Again
The Walmart Tax Every American Taxpayer Pays
Consumer Reports: Obamacare reduced bankruptcy rate
Could Elon Musk, creator of Tesla and the Hyperloop, be the next Robert Moses? (also see this tweetstorm)
In Domestic and Foreign Affairs, ‘It’s the Institutions, Stupid’
Why Republicans are finding it so hard to spin their war on Medicaid
The Only Article You Need To Read About Why Trump Voters Are Angry (funny)
It’s impossible not to compare today to Watergate. And our officials are falling short.
The 3 Truest Words in Journalism: Follow the Money
Requiem for a Lightweight
The Secret Weapon Democrats Don’t Know How to Use
Does Money Buy Votes? Most Americans Say Yes; A New Study Says They’re Right

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