Monthly Archives: February 2018

Links 2/28/18

Links for you. Science: Ancient Elephants and Mastodons Were Totally Down With Inter-Species Boning Generalization, not “reproducibility” (I might use different words, but the point is very valid) PromethION: Straining at the Starting Gate Sexual harassment pervades science. This scientist … Continue reading

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Dear CPAC, F-ck Your Feelings

Remember those “Fuck Your Feelings” t-shirts the Trumpies wore during the campaign? I do. Which brings us to this episode of Conservative Butthurt (boldface mine): The man responsible for inviting one of Europe’s rising crypto-fascists to the United States and … Continue reading

Posted in Ammosexuals, Conservatives

Some Early Thoughts On CAP’s Medicare Extra For All Healthcare Proposal

The liberal-ish think tank, Center for American Progress (CAP), released a healthcare proposal, Medicare Extra For All: this is essentially a public option (here’s a good take). It also does much more to directly regulate healthcare prices. Overall, it would … Continue reading

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Links 2/27/18

Links for you. Science: The Real Reason Brown Eggs Are More Expensive Than White Eggs America Should Have Stayed Home This Flu Season A major collection of fossils discovered in Bears Ears National Monument, now in jeopardy Manuscript review and … Continue reading

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Republicans: Corrupt and Cheap

A while ago, the Republic National Committee was criticized for using its funds to pay for Il Trumpe’s legal expenses, and the RNC then stopped. Well, never fear (boldface mine): Soon after the Republican National Committee came under pressure for … Continue reading

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We Should Aim To Misbehave

Last week, I blogged about the beclowning of the political press corps by a bunch of seventeen-year olds. In that post, I discussed the problems that the political press corps filter creates. I wasn’t really happy with the post (that … Continue reading

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Links 2/26/18

Links for you. Science: How to make replication the norm Taíno: ‘Extinct’ Indigenous Americans Never Actually Disappeared, Ancient Tooth Reveals Native to Asia, Found in New Jersey: The Curious Case of an Invasive Tick Neanderthals, the World’s First Misunderstood Artists … Continue reading

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