``I must give him his due. He has considerably cretinized me.'' Lautréamont

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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Darkness at Noon

Reverse Field

Friday, December 25, 2009

View Two

Side Projection

Truncated Icosahedron

Soccer Ball

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Profiles in Cowardice (NYT)

self awareness deficit

Given the atmosphere of nasty partisan rhetoric, it's probably no surprise that not a single Senate Republican will support the current health care bill.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Friday, December 18, 2009

Speak Softly

Green Stick

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

A Fish Oil Story (NYT)

science is hard

With many issues surrounding the overfishing of menhaden for its omega-3 oils, more powerful fulcrums than consumer choice need to be put in motion.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Meteor Guarded

Still block fallen down here onto earth from out of an unknown disaster.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Santa Code Violation

Santa Code violation

A Fearful Price (NYT)

the word he wants is "fearsome" not "fearful."

and that's just a lexical error.

then there's idiocy.

by Bob Herbert
The idea that fewer than 1 percent of Americans are being called on to fight in Afghanistan and Iraq is obscene, and all decent people should object.

Tax Tax Revolution (NYT)

it's the opposite of free enterprise because the consumer doesn't pay the cost.

New York State’s thousands of local governments could save money by working with their counterparts to eliminate or shrink duplicative services.

Pakistan and the War (NYT)

sternly worded editorial suggested

Pakistan’s civilian and military leaders must finally be persuaded that this is not just America’s war, but rather it is central to their survival.

The Endangerment Finding (NYT)

separation of powers

The E.P.A.’s clear authority to regulate greenhouse gases can be used as an important tool if Congress fails to pass legislation to reduce global warming emissions.

Sunday, December 06, 2009

Thurber Bookshelf

Thurber Bookshelf

Senate Health Care Follies (NYT)

foolish posturing is in

The debate on the Senate’s health care bill was a depressing mixture of foolish posturing by members of both parties and blatant obstructionism by Republicans.

Saturday, December 05, 2009

Tennis Ball Autumn

Tennis Ball Autumn


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