Archive for September 8th, 2011

September 8th, 2011 - 10:32 pm § in Environment, Hypocrisy, Science

How A Rational Man Can Offend the Irrational Repricans

Right Site says Howard Fineman Smears Climate Skeptics By: Scott Whitlock| September 08, 2011 | 18:02 Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman appeared on Hardball, Thursday, to attack Rick Perry’s climate change skepticism as a “war of the worlds between science and faith.” Dismissin[...]

September 8th, 2011 - 10:18 pm § in Hypocrisy, Politics, The Ave Scene

The Cam Cop Craze

 Holy 1984! Bruce Harrell, a city councilman who has self designated himself as a representative of people of color, has taken up the Copcam cause.  The idea is to mount videocams on the cops  .. presumably only when they are on duty .. to assure that the cops can be held responsible for their ac[...]

September 8th, 2011 - 9:53 pm § in America, China, Hypocrisy, Religion, Schools & Colleges, Science

Courts Make Bad Ruling on Who Owns a Gene

Ruling Upholds Gene Patent in Cancer Test By ANDREW POLLACK Published: July 29, 2011 NY Times  excerpted The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which specializes in patent cases, said that Myriad Genetics was entitled to patents on two human genes used to predict if women have an increased r[...]

September 8th, 2011 - 8:07 pm § in Misc.

More Medical Marijuana Hypocrisy

Publicola Reports:  The Department of Health is investigating two medical marijuana workers after a Seattle Times reporter wrote about his groovy experience obtaining a medical marijuana prescription at Hempfest. The investigation was self-initiated by the Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday bas[...]

September 8th, 2011 - 10:07 am § in Misc.

The Shoot Out at the Reagan Ranch

Romney managed not to hurt himself.  I do not think that is enough. Perry sold Perry .   he is painting his campaign as the Reagan Revival. Romney did himself no harm . There appears to be nothing to Romney other than being defined as not, not Perry and not Obama.  It is not at all […][...]

September 8th, 2011 - 8:56 am § in Misc.

China Qvells Over Libya

Xinhua News: By He Wenping BEIJING, Sept. 4 (Xinhuanet) — The six-month military conflict in Libya is drawing to a close as rebel forces have fought their way into the capital of Tripoli and captured the heavily fortified Bab al-Aziziya compound, a pivotal symbol of Muammar Gadhafi’s mi[...]