Category Archives: Things That Make Ya Go Boom

Sunday Sermon: Johnathan Schell on Nuclear Disarmament

“If, in the sixty years of the nuclear age, no great nuclear power has won a war by making nuclear threats against even tiny, weak adversaries, then how could a nuclear monopoly by a small country enable it to coerce and bully the whole world?”
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FOX TV Misinformation About MRSA

FOX TV: doing its part to make the MRSA problem even worse.
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Posted in Antibiotics, Education, Experts, Fucking Morons, Microbiology, MRSA, Ninnies, The War on Science, Things That Make Ya Go Boom | 13 Comments

Bush Administration Used Taliban’s Weapons Dealer as Subcontractor

What’s one more criminal in the mix, anyway?
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Posted in Iraq, Little Lord Pontchartrain, Middle East, Military, Terrorism, Things That Make Ya Go Boom | 3 Comments

Airport Security and Insulin Pumps

It appears that Logan airport security overreacted a little. What are your experiences with medical devices and airport security?
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Saturday Sermon: Maha on Non-Violence

Why are the failures of non-violent resistance always remembered, but the many failures of violent failure forgotten?
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Now I’m Starting to Get Really Scared That We’re Going to…

…attack Iran.
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Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Middle East, Military, Things That Make Ya Go Boom | 23 Comments

(The Iraq) War Is a Force That Gives Us Them Meaning

Yes, I’ve cribbed the title from Chris Hedges’ superb, must-read book, War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. But Josh Marshall stumbles across a great insight about the Iraq War and Occupation, but doesn’t quite carry through all the way. So the Mad Biologist will.
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Posted in Iraq, Little Lord Pontchartrain, Middle East, Religion, Things That Make Ya Go Boom | 4 Comments