Monthly Archives: August 2018

Links 8/14/18

Links for you. Science: Some Bacteria Are Becoming ‘More Tolerant’ Of Hand Sanitizers, Study Finds Chrissy Teigen befriended a ‘nice’ bug. Twitter tried to convince her it was a dangerous wasp. Public Health Consequences of a 2013 Measles Outbreak in … Continue reading

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White Collar Crime, Which Hurts All Of Us, Must Be A Top Priority For Democrats

In many ways, Il Trumpe et alia are the culmination of years, if not decades, of the failure to prosecute white-collar crime–looking forward, not back, if you will (boldface mine): But America’s federal institutions are not the only ones designed … Continue reading

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Links 8/13/18

Links for you. Science: Bullshit-sensitivity predicts prosocial behavior Scientists stunned as medical non-profit group abruptly ends research grants Why Does It Seem Like Everyone Is Getting Sick from Salad? Diverse genome study upends understanding of how language evolved Fishy Fish … Continue reading

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The Most Harmful–For Stephen Miller–Thing About That Politico Piece

If you haven’t read it yet, elite racist and White House official Stephen Miller’s uncle takes Miller to task over his disgusting views on immigrants. It’s powerful and well-written, but, arguably, the most damaging thing to Miller is that it … Continue reading

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Torture Collaborator Lied To Congress

Whocouldnode? From the NY Times (boldface mine): In late November 2002, C.I.A. interrogators at a secret prison in Thailand warned a Qaeda suspect that he had to “suffer the consequences of his deception.” As interrogators splashed water on the chest … Continue reading

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Links 8/12/18

Links for you. Science: Novel Insights into Selection for Antibiotic Resistance in Complex Microbial Communities Pizza Physics: Why Brick Ovens Bake The Perfect Italian-Style Pie Genome Study Upends Understanding of How Language Evolved Politics Moves Fast. Peer Review Moves Slow. … Continue reading

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Centrist Democrats Who Believe In Magic Words

In an article describing how progressive lefty types plan to target non-voters, there’s a very telling comment by a Third Way New Democrat (boldface mine): Some Democrats have poked holes in this “emerging majority” strategy on logistical grounds. “I don’t … Continue reading

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