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Brett Kavanaugh And Degenerate ‘Suburban’ Culture

Or maybe it should be called elite rape culture. From the Washington Post (boldface mine): She and a friend went to a house in Washington’s Tenleytown neighborhood packed with high school kids, including a throng of boys from Gonzaga College … Continue reading

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Links 9/19/18

Links for you. Science: Meet The Four-Dimensional Numbers That Led to Modern Algebra A single gene mutation may have helped humans become optimal long-distance runners Should ‘Race’ Be Taught in High School Biology? He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then … Continue reading

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Several Thoughts On Kavanaugh

While I’m out today, here are some thoughts about the Kavanaugh nomination that, hopefully, haven’t been overtaken by events (and aren’t the same damn thing everyone else is saying). In no particular order: I think there’s a misunderstanding about the … Continue reading

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Links 9/18/18

Links for you. Science: With a shrinking EPA, Trump delivers on his promise to cut government New Dwarf Dragons Have Been Found in the Andes How Birds Survived the Asteroid Impact That Wiped Out the Dinosaurs There are whales as … Continue reading

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Bloomberg Should Run For President. As A Republican

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to run for the Democratic presidential nomination–and he has a Kunning Plan! (boldface mine): Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire founder of a business news empire, is preparing to run for president as a Democrat, … Continue reading

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Links 9/17/18

Links for you. Science: How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown Than When You Were Born? The Bizarre Fad Diet Taking the Far Right by Storm National park officials were told climate change was ‘sensitive.’ So they removed it from a … Continue reading

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U.S. Foreign Policy Always Requires An Opponent. Sanders Found A Good One

Senator Bernie Sanders coined a good phrase in a recent op-ed, “the international authoritarian axis“–though I would have gone with “the axis of authoritarianism” (boldface mine): At a time of massive wealth and income inequality, when the world’s top 1% … Continue reading

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