Archive for September 18th, 2012

September 18th, 2012 - 11:16 pm § in Misc.


US probes Apple’s patent infringement A US trade panel Tuesday launched a probe after the Motorola company alleged that its patents were infringed by Apple Inc. The products at issue are certain Apple iPhones, iPods, iPads, and Apple personal computers, Xinhua quoted the US International Trade[...]

September 18th, 2012 - 10:22 pm § in Misc.

ROMNEYISMS: Republicans Abandoning the USS Romney

 University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato, whose “Crystal Ball” blog closely tracks congressional races, said Romney’s performance would be particularly influential in Senate races in Virginia, Connecticut, Montana, North Dakota and Florida. “Scott Brown can&#[...]

September 18th, 2012 - 12:47 pm § in Misc.

ROMNEYISMS: If the foot fits, must you eat it?

 Romney Tries to Get Back on Track After Video  … Newsmax Mitt Romney sought to get his campaign back on track Tuesday after the revelation of a video in which he said nearly half of Americans “believe they are victims,” are dependent on the government and bound to vote for Presi[...]

September 18th, 2012 - 11:39 am § in Uncategorized

ROMNEYISMS: Dressing Well

Mitt Romney’s New Strategy: Stop Dressing Well By Kurt Soller, Esquire Darren McCollester/Getty We know Romney’s wardrobe is full of solid navy and charcoal suits, subtly-patterned tied in red and blue — the things you expect a campaigning president to wear while on a campaign. The man[...]

September 18th, 2012 - 10:59 am § in America, Hypocrisy

Banana Republicans want to weaken your vote

Electing presidents via a national popular vote, writes David Sirota, is elegant in its simplicity. If and when it happens, America finally gets what should be a fundamental democratic guarantee: that our president is the candidate who received the majority of votes. Seattle Times.[...]

September 18th, 2012 - 9:23 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges, Science

SCIENCE: Buying Data

These people outsource experiments! Now way for universities to make $ BUT the conflicts with NIH funding of resources raise a lot of issues! There are also likely issues of faculty use of their offices orother university facilities![...]

September 18th, 2012 - 9:05 am § in Misc.


“Chiquita” by American artist Mel Ramos. For years, Art Cologne[...]

September 18th, 2012 - 8:39 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Science

Will NIH Go Chapter 11? Higher Education and the NIH Face a Fiscal Cliff

  Report on Looming Federal Budget Cuts ‘Confirms the Worst’ for Higher Education By Lee Gardner Washington The dire consequences of looming automatic cuts in the federal budget came into sharper focus on Friday with the release of a 394-page report by the White House Office of Mana[...]

September 18th, 2012 - 6:07 am § in America, Jews

Rosh Hoshana: First Jew and First Puppy

Genetic study confirms: First dogs came from East Asia Researchers at Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology say they have found further proof that the wolf ancestors of today’s domesticated dogs can be traced to southern East Asia — findings that run counter to theories placi[...]

September 18th, 2012 - 4:03 am § in Misc.

Sept 18, Abraham Lincoln on Inferiority of the Back Species

I will say then that I am not, nor ever have been in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races, that I am not nor ever have been in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, […][...]