Links 2/9/20

Links for you. Science:

Get a grippe, America. The flu is a much bigger threat than coronavirus, for now.
Rock squirrels will quickly defend their home against intruders, especially the Grand Canyon Pink Rattlesnake.
There’s a bipartisan bill authorizing NASA to go to Mars … it deserves a bipartisan defeat
Tiny salamander’s huge genome may harbor the secrets of regeneration
The Killer Neural Wiring That Links Eyes and Wings in 2 Predators: An ancient ancestor’s visual system helps dragonflies and jewel wing damselflies capture prey in very different ways.


In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear (name names…)
Don’t Just Get Mad. Get to Work.
An Unsettling New Theory: There Is No Swing Voter (presented as either-or; I think Bitcofer is probably ~80% right)
2020 Vision
The White House May Impose Classical Style on Federal Buildings
Great Wall Szechuan House For Sale as Owners Weigh Future Following April Accident (NOOOOO!!!!)
The Trump Official Who Could Obliterate Public Lands
Mitt Romney’s act of bravery changed nothing and changed everything
Marie Yovanovitch: These are turbulent times. But we will persist and prevail.
Let’s Quit Fetishizing the Single-Family Home
Trump’s latest viral attack on Romney exposes Trumpism’s ugly core
Trump Fans Flooded Iowa Caucus Hotline, Democrats Say
Trump’s Pitch to Black Voters: Not to vote for him, but to keep them from voting at all (Republicans will attack the nominee from the left, not the right)
The Education Reform Movement Has Failed America. We Need Common Sense Solutions That Work.
Kill the Iowa Caucus and start fixing American democracy from the ground up
The Billion-Dollar Disinformation Campaign to Reelect the President
The Iowa Caucuses App Had Another Problem: It Could Have Been Hacked
23 Dangerous Propositions the Senate Just Ratified
Beyond Burnout: Doctors Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care

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