Tag Archives: extremism

A Well Regulated Debate

So, a whole bunch of people died recently (again), and, once again, we can trace the basic root cause back to the easy availability of firearms in the United States. And, once again, American consistency rules the day, and we … Continue reading

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Politicizing Science

Now that science denial is coming back into (political) fashion, and indeed, an entire government is going to be built on lies and bad information, I feel like it’s now my duty to combat incorrect information as much as I … Continue reading

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Fumbling the Football

On July 16, 1945, Kenneth Bainbridge, a physicist on the Manhattan project and director of the Trinity nuclear test, witnessed the first atomic weapon ever built turn several square miles of New Mexico into glass. As the explosion gradually faded, … Continue reading

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Fun with smog!

In other news, GOP outlaws theories of evolution and gravity. Delusional political party floats around Congress. This is going to be a long 2 years. Over the last week, Congressional debate over the fate of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline … Continue reading

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Criticism of Michael Sam

I don’t follow football all that much anymore. I used to be a huge fan. From the mid 1990s, when my beloved hometown Chiefs were smashing through the NFL every year with punishing defense and explosive special teams, (then bowing … Continue reading

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