Monthly Archives: August 2019

We Have Run Out of Good Choices

There is only deciding which choice is worse. From Takoma, in D.C. (boldface mine): A proposed 200-bed shelter in D.C. to house detained immigrant children is likely to face a number of legal and regulatory obstacles from city officials and … Continue reading

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Links 8/18/19

Links for you. Science: Think 30-50 feral hogs is a joke? Millions more are rampaging across the U.S. Quantifying the uncultureds ‘It feels like something out of a bad sci-fi movie’. A top climate scientist quit USDA, following others who … Continue reading

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Forgetting Our History

Paul Krugman made a very good point last week (boldface mine): It’s true that Trump (breaking all his campaign promises) has indeed cut taxes on the wealthy, and will surely cut them further if re-elected. By contrast, whoever the Democrats … Continue reading

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Links 8/17/19

Links for you. Science: Deforestation, Agriculture, and Diet Are Fuelling the Climate Crisis This Land Is the Only Land There Is The days have been getting shorter since June. So why does the weather keep getting warmer? The most effective … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Going Straight at ‘Em Trump Is Just an Existential Threat There Is No Mystery to the NY Times: It’s All About the Money Dupont Moderne Racism Is an Ideology Tears of a Clown? Too … Continue reading

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Links 8/16/19

Links for you. Science: ‘No one is immune’: Alaska’s scientists despair over plan to shrink state universities How Sharks Glow to Each Other Deep in the Ocean NIH-Funded Study Will Test Seasonal Flu Vaccines With Two Experimental Adjuvants Jealousy Led … Continue reading

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Electability and the Candidate That Shall Not Be Named

Before we get into the post, my usual disclaimer that, were I to vote in the Democratic primary today, I would vote for Warren. Onto the post. This week, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders caused a lot of butthurt … Continue reading

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