Category Archives: Ninnies

Propaganda and City Safety

Gallup has a very interesting poll, in which they ask people if various U.S. cities are safe–and they broke the responses down by political party: It seems Republicans are scared of most Democratic cities, especially when they’re in Democratic states … Continue reading

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Trump Is A Typical Fox News Watching Elderly Man

Which means that he’s a hysterical ninny (he’s also a narcissist, which only makes things even worse). Alex Pareene nails it (boldface mine): If you want to understand intra-GOP warfare, the decision-making process of our president, the implosion of the … Continue reading

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Security State Run Amok: Welcome To The Ninny State

This is something I’ve noticed as well during the past year (boldface mine): As a tour guide, I’m a bit jaded by this quest for security. Every year brings a new closure, a new checkpoint, a little less freedom than … Continue reading

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Whose Job Is It To Fix the Environment?

David Roberts makes a very good point about much of the criticism that the victorious anti-Keystone Pipeline activists received (boldface mine): Many Keystone skeptics (“Keystone doubters”?) assume that the way to evaluate a climate activist campaign is by the carbon … Continue reading

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The Scientific Cost of Reflexive Ass-Covering

Or to use the term of art, proactive crisis management (rinses vomit out of mouth; boldface mine): If they [NIH researchers] want to leave, though, to meet with scientists around the world at scientific and medical conferences, they spend their … Continue reading

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Protect Our Prisons from Terrorists

Friends, this is compassionate conservatism we can believe in.
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Saturday Sermon: Post-9/11 Panic Syndrome

“…behind their posturing, Bush, his manly-men cronies and their right-wing cheering section were trembling weenies…”
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Now We Are All Grownups: What I Liked About the Inaugural Address

Finally, a political leader who expects us to act like adults.
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Clean Wastewater and the Naturalist Fallacy

Draining the groundwater aquifers because of a mistaken belief in what is ‘natural.’
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Posted in Fucking Morons, Microbiology, Ninnies | 9 Comments

My Suggestion for the New Massachusetts State Seal

Massachusetts needs a new state seal, and the Mad Biologist is willing to help.
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Posted in Boston, Humor, Ninnies | 4 Comments