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How’s That Tea Party Thing Workin’ For Ya?

I posted an article the other night on the fear of anon-white planet by the Republican hard right. Tonight, Howard Dean echoed some of the same sentiment on Rachel Maddow’s show. He also repeated his belief that the Democrats would retain control … Continue reading

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One Lump or Two?

If we want to be an actual, legitimate “shadow blog,” I guess (sigh) we need to formally address the issue of the Tea Party, since Nate is now tackling that naughty problem (sorry, I meant knotty problem, I must have been thinking about Christine O’Donnell) over … Continue reading

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Three Summers

Gentlemen, progress has never been a bargain. You’ve got to pay for it. Sometimes I think there’s a man behind a counter who says, ‘All right, you can have a telephone; but you’ll have to give up privacy, the charm … Continue reading

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She Blinded Me With Science!

Once upon a time, I was a working scientist. I made discoveries; I published dozens of scientific papers; I managed a laboratory that was supported by Federal grant monies. I would approach elections with profoundly mixed emotions. For many years, the … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t it a Bad Time to be Republican?

The Republican party is in a really peculiar position of late. They are on the back end of a wave of negative sentiment, being brow beaten by the Tea Party, and are actually (despite common sense) in a position to … Continue reading

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