Category Archives: Fucking Morons

Norovirus, The GOP, And Public Health Policy, Oh My!

Admittedly, the norovirus outbreak at the Republican National Convention has led to all sorts of ‘shitshow’ jokes, but there really are policy and political angles to this. As we’ve noted many, many, many, many times, the greatest norovirus vector–in English, … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Food, Fucking Morons, Public Health, Viruses | 2 Comments

Clueless Congressional Democrats

Admittedly, that’s a ‘dog bites man’ headline, but this juxtaposition is pretty amazing, even by the witless standards of your typical Democratic political operative (boldface mine): Politico reports that Bernie Sanders was booed by House Democrats in a private meeting … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Fucking Morons, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

BREAKING: Mainstream Pundit Rediscovers The Difference Between The Positive And The Normative

Only the finest analysis from the Grey Lady (boldface mine): Here is an overarching theory of what we might have missed in the march toward a hyper-efficient global economy: Economic efficiency isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Efficiency sounds … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Fucking Morons | 4 Comments

Yes, Homes Near Mass Transit Are More Expensive. And You Still End Up Ahead

Never underestimate the stupidity of your local radio talk show host. And we’re live from Seattle (boldface mine): KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson is taking a moment to say “I told you so.” The Seattle Times reports that properties near many … Continue reading

Posted in Fucking Morons, Transportation | 1 Comment

What’s More Fun Than Global Warming? Global Warming And Diarrhea!

There’s probably some vomiting involved as well (boldface mine): Background. Positive associations have been noted between temperature and diarrhea incidence, but considerable uncertainty surrounds quantitative estimates of this relationship because of pathogen-specific factors and a scarcity of data on the influence … Continue reading

Posted in E. coli, Fucking Morons, Global Warming | 1 Comment

Warren, Franken, Or Brown As The Democratic VP Choice Is A F-cking Stupid Idea

And it shows that Clinton supporters really don’t have a clue as to what motivates Sanders supporters. It started with a call by Politico’s Bill Scher for Minnesota Senator Al Franken to be nominated for vice president, followed by many … Continue reading

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How New Democrats Are Creating A New Generation Of Angry Young Voters

From Boston, we read that Mayor Marty Walsh is having some problems with K-12 students (boldface mine): Today the students of BPS chose to walk out again. Edward Tapia of Boston Student Advisory Council said, “The main reason why I … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Education, Fucking Morons