Monthly Archives: June 2019

Links 6/18/19

Links for you. Science: You’re not imagining it: The pollen increase is real, and it’s linked to climate change Top UCLA Doctor Denounces HBO’s “Chernobyl” As Wrong And “Dangerous” Planet is entering ‘new climate regime’ with ‘extraordinary’ heat waves intensified … Continue reading

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Why Pelosi Might Be Opposing an Impeachment Inquiry: Margolies-Mezvinsky

Many Democrats and their ‘Resistance’ allies* are puzzled as to why Speaker Pelosi is opposing an impeachment inquiry. Multiple thinky pieces argue that she has learned the wrong lesson from the Clinton impeachment. But the problem is that I don’t … Continue reading

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Links 6/17/19

Links for you. Science: White House blocked intelligence agency’s written testimony calling climate change ‘possibly catastrophic’ With 2020 in mind, Trump overruled top health official on fetal tissue The NIH’s extramural workforce craves stability Here’s Why the Black-White IQ Gap … Continue reading

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Cars Turned Everyone Into Lawbreakers

And we’re still paying the price for that. There’s a really interesting article about the effects of the automobile on policing and law enforcement (read the whole thing). For me, this was the key part (boldface mine): Contrary to what … Continue reading

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Links 6/16/19

Links for you. Science: Who Were the Ancestors of Native Americans? A Lost People in Siberia, Scientists Say To Map a Coral Reef, Peel Back the Seawater U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases ‘The cleanest … Continue reading

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Big Cannabis?

In this article about former House Speaker John Boehner’s lobbying for legalizing marijuana, this surprised me (boldface mine): The chain-smoking, merlot-sipping, former 12-term congressman from Ohio says he had never lit a joint in his life when he and the … Continue reading

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Links 6/15/19

Links for you. Science: Reducing Lead Levels In Kids Reduces Crime When They Grow Up Little legal recourse for astronomers concerned about Starlink African Swine Fever Is Spreading Fast and Eliminating It Will Take Decades We need worms: You might … Continue reading

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