Archive for October 11th, 2011

October 11th, 2011 - 1:00 pm § in Schools & Colleges, Science

BREAKING NEWS: The Reprican Luddite Agenda

Governor Says Florida Has Enough Anthropologists, Calls for Spending on Job-Producing Fields Gov. Rick Scott of Florida is laying out an aenda that seemingly is widely shared among the Reprobate Republicans .. the Repricans. “You know, we don’t need a lot more anthropologists in the stat[...]

October 11th, 2011 - 10:26 am § in The Ave Scene

Rosetta, a child of Seattle Biotech, lays off workers.

UPDATE: The title above is incorrect. This Rosetta, despite its name, is not a spin off from the Rosetta founded by Steve Friend in Seattle.  Nonetheless, the loss of Rosetta from Seattle is inestimable.  Friend has assembled a world class team under Eric Schadt. Schadt left Seattle and is now bui[...]

October 11th, 2011 - 9:09 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Decoding Romney’s views of the historical origins of marriage.

“My view is a society recognizes that the ideal  setting for raising a child is when you have the benefit of two people  working together and where one is male and one is female. I happen to  believe that and that’s the reason that I think as a society we say, ‘You know what? We[...]

October 11th, 2011 - 7:41 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Science

Berkeley Blog: Is Chris Christie a Rational Reprican?

Dan Farber, professor of law | 10/3/11 There’s a lot of buzz about New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as a possible GOP presidential candidate.  As with the other candidates in the race, it seemed like a good idea to check into his positions on environmental issues. The first thing that becomes c[...]

October 11th, 2011 - 3:26 am § in Uncategorized

Silly Science Paid for by NIH

This is almost a shaggy dog story.  Did you here the one about fat guy who though Diet Coke dissolved cholesterol??? from CBS News: That’s what the experts are saying in light of new research that raises concern about diet soda. It’s not proof of harm, but it suggests that people who dr[...]

October 11th, 2011 - 12:11 am § in Hypocrisy

Perry: Marijuana is a State’s Rights Issue

Rick Perry is surprising in one way .. he is consistent about states rights  and, sometimes, very rational. In his book, Fed Up!, Perry wrote “When the federal government oversteps its authority, states should tell Washington they will not be complicit in enforcing laws with which they do not agr[...]