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Home Page: http://tinselwing.wordpress.com

Diaries published: 13 (62 days since last diary on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 04:16 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 1861 (1 day since last comment on Mon May 25, 2015 at 07:03 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

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Total Recommends: 207

Total Comment Ratings: 650

Most Recommended Diary: Birds do it, paramecia do it, 51 comments, 65 recommends

People Following nicteis: 7

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Christopher Jencks has a stellar piece in the April 2nd New York Review of Books, The War on Poverty: Was It Lost? (Probably behind a pay wall). He begins with quotations from two State of the Union ...
by nicteis
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 04:16 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Two pieces turned up in the British journal Nature this week that shed a little more light on the potential value of genetic engineering in addressing the dangers cimate change is going to impose on ...
by nicteis
Comment Count 41 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2014 at 12:53 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
A couple of diaries have reported the release of the shockingly terse "incident report" for Michael Brown's death, from the St. Louis County police, in response to FOIA requests. The prosecuting ...
by nicteis
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 06:09 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
But how a paramecium does it turns out to be a long and tangled tale. It was finally untangled last month in the cover story of the 22 May Nature journal. Back before the Beatles, when I was ...
by nicteis
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Jun 06, 2014 at 06:11 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
I went down to my local Barnes and Noble this morning, intending to buy a copy of Elizabeth Warren's A Fighting Chance , and Picketty's Capitalism in the Twenty First Century . The first was no ...
by nicteis
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Apr 22, 2014 at 11:43 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
There's been a fair bit of back and forth, even a little of it on dailykos, on whether Harry Reid has been hypocritical in exercising the nuclear option, when he spoke so forcefully against it when ...
by nicteis
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 01:46 PM PST with 1 Recommend

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