Category Archives: DC

Not Exactly Fear Inspiring

“Batman 2”, observed at the Renwick Gallery, D.C.:

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On The Wall

Observed at the Dupont Underground, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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Lessons From D.C.’s Botched Zika Surveillance Program

Once again, we are reminded that our scientific and public health infrastructure is not some massive edifice, but is usually a handful of people operating with very limited budgets. Which can lead to some real problems (boldface mine): When Anthony … Continue reading

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Bogus Voyer

Observed at the corner of 14th and S Streets NW, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Skimp

Observed on M Street NW, between 10th and 11th, Downtown, D.C.:

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D.C.: Extra Taxation Without Representation (On Free-Loading Non-Urban Areas)

One common conservative claim is that cities, full of those people, are leeches that take a lot of money from ‘real Americans’ to pay for all of their lazy poor people. While the claim appears ridiculous (among other things that … Continue reading

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Democracy For The U.S. Colonies

Including the one on the mainland (aka ‘D.C.’). There’s an important lawsuit winding its way through court (boldface mine): Now, a lawsuit with plaintiffs from the U.S. territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands is trying to … Continue reading

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