davidl on December 10th, 2016

Team Donny is asking questions for the Department of Energy. The watermelons are sweating melon seeds, from Willis Eschenbach, Watts Up with That: Over at the Washington Post, Chris Mooney and the usual suspects are seriously alarmed by a memo sent out by the Transition Team at the Department of Energy. They describe it in […]

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Eric Florack on December 10th, 2016

In a discussion elsewhere, I am asked; Is there one #[email protected]&[email protected]  thing that anyone can talk about anymore without resort to technical epistemology? To which I responded…. No. We haven’t been able to work outside those confinements for some time now. There is certainly a good deal out there of it. The most glaring example […]

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davidl on December 10th, 2016

Time for common sense needle control, from behind the WaPo paywall via, Kate, Small Dead Animals: Opioid deaths continued to surge in 2015, surpassing 30,000 for the first time in recent history, according to CDC data released Thursday. That marks an increase of nearly 5,000 deaths from 2014. Deaths involving powerful synthetic opiates, like fentanyl, […]

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Eric Florack on December 10th, 2016

So they named Donald Trump person of the year over at Time Magazine? Hmm. Given that it was only a year ago that Angela Merkel was given that honor, with an Isis leader being in second place, you’ll forgive me if, given the disgrace that Angela Merkel has turned out to be, I find the […]

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