Mike the Mad Biologist

Archives for December, 2007

That would be William Kristol, their new op-ed writer. It’s nice to see that stupid people are being mainstreamed into society. Of course, I never thought of them as a historically oppressed minority…

Because nothing says compassionate conservatism like cutting funding for poor disabled children. From the Washington Post:

Some Sunday Links

Happy two days before New Year’s… Anyway, I’ve got a whole mess of posts for you. Science first:

…and start doing it. Chris Bowers writes:

Fortunately, the Lakota don’t seem to have a lot of neocons, so there probably won’t be an outbreak of waterboarding. From Agence France-Presse:

Revere proposes a simple healthcare plan: “Medicare for all.” He bases this on the finding that the healthcare outcomes of people aged 55 to 64 don’t become worse once they turn 65, even though that would be expected with chronic conditions. Why? Access to healthcare through the Medicare system:

E. coli, Shigella, and Creationism

One of the lesser known microbiology facts is that the pathogen Shigella is actually E. coli. Since I’ll be writing more about this cool bug soon, from the archives, here’s an explanation (with a little modification).

I Always Did Like Roger Ebert

From the archives comes this post about movie critic Roger Ebert and the email he sent me.

Gut Yontif!

A merry Christmas to all. (Gut yontif is Yiddish for Happy Holiday).

Happy Birthday to Me!

It’s my birthday. No blogging for me–however I do have a make sexy time photo for you.