Opinions about using the bomb were solicited from Manhattan Project scientists — but not heeded.
Republicans are holding out for even more nuclear funds than the 15% increase to which Obama has already committed. In delaying START ratification, Republicans are sacrificing national security in order to lard their larders with more pork.
By Ann Ivins Proposition 8 fails to advance any rational basis (italics mine) in singling out gay men and lesbians for denial of marriage license. Indeed, the evidence shows Proposition 8 does […]
By Ann Ivins Being born a woman (albeit a “natural” and therefore conservatively acceptable one), the prospect of joining a club in which my functions would be limited to possible figurehead, full-time […]
Three new studies illustrate significant risks and complications with geoengineering climate (corrected)
Correction: Figure 3 below was originally Figure 3 from the Cao/Caldeira paper instead of the correct Figure 1 from the paper. This has been fixed. In 1992, the National Academy of Sciences […]
It’s difficult, I know, to have rational thoughts about Iraq these days. We’re being told the troops are being withdrawn on schedule–British troops left earlier this year—but the bombings continue on a […]
by Pollyanna Sunshine Dear Conservative Family Member, who just forwarded me mass chain email about how great Joe Arpaio is and how the author of the email has “long wondered when the […]
Yeah, I don’t know, either. It’s fun, though. Stop whatever you’re doing and dance.
There are several ways of evaluating a blog’s place in the food chain. The one we’ve always paid the most attention to is Technorati, a search and ranking site that indexes well […]