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|The Religious Bigotry of Rick Santorum
Now that Rick Santorum has announced that he is running for president, again, it is worth reminding ourselves that he is a coarsely obvious religious bigot. I first published this post when he was ...
|As Texas floods, now is the time to examine its teaparty Republicans
Drone video of flooding in Central Texas over Memorial Day weekend. The drought in Texas ended with a wet, thundering bang last weekend, but the political hypocrisy may just be getting started. ...
|It's flooding down in Texas
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|The promise of NewSpace
Ceres as revealed by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 4, 2015, from a distance of 8,400 miles (13,600 kilometers). The bright spots may be water ice. We throw a lot of terms around here on Daily Kos, ...
|This week in science: two in the Bush
Well worth a few minutes of three-day weekend Zen Former Florida Governor and presumed current front runner in the 2016 GOP primary, Jeb Bush, spoke on climate change this week. In just a couple of ...
|Good Kill: A film that looks at the toll of drone warfare
Last month we briefly reviewed the basics of drones and drone warfare. Today, we're pleased to present an interview with the director behind a new, timely movie on that very subject: Andrew Niccol.
|Push for American-built rocket engines goes bipartisan
SpaceX Dragon capsule reentry animation: this is how a 21st century spacecraft should work We all know how certain media sources love the smell of bipartisanship in the morning. Here John McCain, ...
|This week in science: GMOs are PEOPLE!
"There before him, a glittering toy no Star-Child could resist, floated the planet Earth with all its peoples." —2001 During the early days of the Bush administration, in the final few, lazy ...
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