Links 11/23/18

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Links for you. Science:

Kelly, the Sassy Dolphin
Death by Fertilizer
Patients Give Doctors High Marks For Prescribing Antibiotics For Common Sniffles
Crop-protecting insects could be turned into bioweapons, critics warn
There’s new evidence confirming bias of the “father of scientific racism”

Other:

Can we give Metro the Amazon Prime treatment?
Chuck Schumer, feckless hack
Anatomy of a Conspiracy Theory
The HQ2 Scam: How Amazon Used a Bidding War to Scrape Cities’ Data
Secret CIA Document Describes Abu Zubaydah’s Waterboarding As ‘Amateurish Experiment’
Colorado: Governor-Elect Jared Polis Packs His Education Transition Team with Privatizers
It’s easy to fact check Trump’s lies. He tells the same ones all the time.
An Exhaustive Timeline of Our New Acting Attorney General’s Astoundingly Crooked Career
The #FiveWhiteGuys Are Offering a Sucker’s Bet to Anti-Pelosi Democrats
Over and over, Republican ads come back to the same anti-Semitic attack on Jewish candidates
If Donald Trump Is a Stress Test for Democracy, the Midterms Were Just a Warm Up Exercise
Why the Hell Are These Wisconsin Kids Throwing Up a Nazi Salute at Prom?
House Democrats must prepare for brutal trench war
Residents tried for weeks to save this D.C. institution. It’s closing anyway. (the business rents are too damn high)
Veterans haven’t received GI Bill benefits for months due to ongoing IT issues at VA
What Happened to the Washington Post’s Election-Day Clout? (the editorial board is out of touch with its readers. Not as bad as the NY Times, but…)
Georgetown Graduate Students Vote To Unionize

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