Archives for December 31, 2009

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Rachel Maddow Totally Loses It

Rush Limbaugh Loses it all the time. Glen Beck loses it all the time. In the left, Kieth Olbermann loses it about one a week. Chris Matthews is constantly on the verge of losing it. That guy from Court TV lost it too often and he lost his show. Now, Rachel Maddow loses it. And,…

Where did I put my Ginkgo Pills?

Ginkgo biloba has failed — again — to live up to its reputation for boosting memory and brain function. Just over a year after a study showed that the herb doesn’t prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, a new study from the same team of researchers has found no evidence that ginkgo reduces the normal cognitive…

Avatar as a racist trope

HP asked me to look at a couple of posts discussing Avatar. I did.

Am I a bad person for having uncharitable thoughts?