Archives for April 18, 2009

Interesting Sblings

My Sblings are always interesting (when they are not being overly annoying) but I thought I’d point out a couple of items you may find especially interesting: James Hrynyshyn has more than 140 characters to say about Twitter. Orac: If you think anti-vaccine loons are just crunchy left-wing New Agers, think again. I meet a…

Sagan’s origin

Banned (briefly) on Facebook:

As expected, New York Gov. David Paterson (D) unveiled legislation Thursday morning to allow same-sex couples to marry in the Empire State. Standing beside New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R), openly gay Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D) and state leaders and union leaders, Paterson said “Marriage equality is about basic civil rights and freedom. That…

Where have all the ducklings gone??

Or, more exactly, where are they all going to go during the next two or three months? I’m sitting here between a large frozen lake and a small “pond” (connected to the lake with a channel) that has patches of open water on it. (The melting on the pond is probably because the bioactivity at…

Eric Black of MinnPost Dot Com has made an interesting observation. Last week the three judge panel charged with hearing Norm Coleman’s “Election Contest” (that’s a thing … an election contest is a kind of suit claiming that an election did not go properly) finished their job. They ruled against some of Coleman’s claims, but…

Bio-Rad Does It Again

Hat Tip Bora

As many as 107 Tennessee public school districts could be illegally preventing students from accessing online information about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues, according to a letter to sent to school officials by the American Civil Liberties Union. The letter demands that Knox County Schools, Metro Nashville Public Schools, and the Tennessee Schools Cooperative…