Archives for March 5, 2008

Blogospherics – Recommended reads

Family Values; Obama’s Patriotism; Florida Creationists Won’t Go Away; Learn about the bird flu; The Beagle, under the hood.

I did TOO invent facebook!!!

… oh, wait a minute, maybe I didn’t. I know I invented something, I just can’t remember what it was… Anyway, TUIB Guy is agitating to organize a meet and greet over either beer or coffee, using this Facebook thing. Among my new facebook friends are lots of people who I also know in real…

Turns out I’m a white guy

I’m kind of shocked. Well, whatever. Some moron just blew 70 bucks, or whatever it takes to register a domain name, to anonymously post photographs of most of the scienceblogs.com bloggers (without linkbacks, and therefore in violation of Blogging Ethics and possibly copyright laws), dividing the bloggers into “Aryan” and some other category. I don’t…

Nature News

Climate Warming Could Lead to Tundra Fires; Preserving the Hemlock; Kangaroo Cull

Brokered Conventions

Brokered Conventions do not happen too often these days. This is partly because everyone remembers 1968 as a nightmare. But we also have to remember 1968 as a key moment in a kind of revolution that happened. A very large number of voters today do not necessarily know what this is about. I’ve pulled together…

Clinton-Obama has a ring to it

At least, according to Clinton: Asked on CBS’s “The Early Show” whether she and Obama should be on the same ticket, Clinton said: “That may be where this is headed, but of course we have to decide who is on the top of ticket. I think the people of Ohio very clearly said that it…

McCain is Bad

McCain is Bad

Hip Hop For Obama

Nicholson on Clinton

This, obviously, is the removal of an entire mountain to get at the coal, to ship to a power plant near you so that you can get electrictiy. There is a movement to reduce the amount of mountaintop removal mining, and you can get the details here at Bootstrap Analysis. You will also find a…