Category Archives: Fucking Morons

We Found Trump’s James Watt: It’s Betsy DeVos

While no Secretary of Education in a Republican administration would be to my liking, it’s pretty clear Il Trumpe’s nominee, Betsy DeVos, is unqualified and a theocratic zealot. She’s an advocate of school vouchers, which have always been seen, by … Continue reading

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Why Are Congressman Price’s Financial Problems Only Now Coming To Light?

So this doesn’t look good for Trump’s Health and Human Services nominee (the parent organization of the NIH and the CDC; boldface mine): Georgia Congressman Tom Price is proving once again that when it comes to flouting conflicts of interest, … Continue reading

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I Hate Inaugurations

I had forgotten why D.C. residents typically flee D.C. for inaugurations, but the Trumpists are going to be even worse, as there appear to be three or four biker groups coming to town, one of which is going to drive … Continue reading

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Dear Dems, No More Content-Free Slogans

Right now, there’s a contest over who will be the new Democratic National Committee chairman. Unlike the savvy pundits, who claim this race doesn’t matter very much (and they were right about the 2016 elections! Or something), this is actually … Continue reading

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At Least 49 Trump Electors Are Ineligible. Do We Laugh Or Cry?

Unfuckingbelievable (boldface mine): More than 50 Electoral College members who voted for Donald Trump were ineligible to serve as presidential electors because they did not live in the congressional districts they represented or held elective office in states legally barring … Continue reading

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Schumer Might Be Operating Under The Wrong Model: Voters Use Heuristics

I might have been foolish in my recent praise for Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer. It appears, that despite the tough talk, some Democrats (the usual suspects like Claire McCaskill and others) are thinking of collaborating with Trump on healthcare. While … Continue reading

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Understanding The Limitations Of Your Data

A key thing scientists do (at least the good ones) is confirm their analyses using multiple kinds of data. Unfortunately, the Clinton campaign in the key state of Michigan didn’t do that (boldface mine): Michigan operatives relay stories like one … Continue reading

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