Monthly Archives: January 2018

A Shutdown Suspicion

No way to prove this, but I suspect the White House, and possibly Congressional Republicans too, think the weekend gives them extra time to avoid a ‘real’ shutdown before the shutdown ‘really’ kicks in on Monday. That might be a … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist links for you: Sunday Sermon: Time To Give Them The (Electoral) Business Healing The Sin Sick Soul This Is Not Normal: The HHS Edition If Trump Goes Down, It Will Be Over Money Laundering Direct … Continue reading

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Links 1/19/18

Links for you. Science: Tennessee lab is leading fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria It Doesn’t Take a Genius to Solve the Opioid Crisis Flu season is shaping up as one of the worst in years, officials say Passage Prevented: President Trump … Continue reading

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When Real Estate Needs Change Faster Than Building Cycles

A while ago, some asshole with a blog observed that there is a mismatch between what is being built in D.C. and what is actually needed: But what’s really ridiculous is that, even as the need for office space is … Continue reading

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Links 1/18/18

Links for you. Science: Antibiotic Resistance and Toxin Production of Clostridium difficile Isolates from the Hospitalized Patients in a Large Hospital in Florida. A Foreboding Similarity in Today’s Oceans and a 94-Million-Year-Old Catastrophe ‘Raw Water’ Isn’t Better for You—But It … Continue reading

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The (Business) Rent Is Too Damn High

From New York City (boldface mine): Over the past several years, thousands of small retailers have closed, replaced by national chains. When they, too, fail, the stores lie vacant, and landlords, often institutional investors, are unwilling to drop rents. A … Continue reading

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Links 1/17/18

Links for you. Science: All the cool new friends you’ll meet when you drink raw water On that personal statement… Illumina Unveils $20,000 Desktop Sequencer Aimed At Sequencing Germs ‘The problem child of seasonal flu’: Beware this winter’s virus U.S. … Continue reading

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