Monthly Archives: August 2012

The biological impacts of the Fukushima nuclear accident on the pale grass blue butterfly

“To make sure that the nuclear disaster was in fact the cause of the mutations, researchers collected butterflies that had not been affected by radiation and gave them low-dose exposures of radiation and found similar results. “We conclude that artificial … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan, The Path to Prosperity and the Peter Principle

“The remainder of Ryan’s 73-page masterpiece is laden with superficial facts and figures (arguably as fictional as Borges) with little or no attribution. At some point, “the theory of gravity” ceases to be a controversial subject and like gravity there … Continue reading

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Federal Elections Committee Obama vs Romney Campaign Contributions

Isn’t unlimited campaign spending GREAT?! Of  course one billionaire’s interest is more important than 188,679 Americans.  That’s what we’re all about. So what if 80% percent of Romney’s contributions came from only 6% percent of all of his contributors.  I … Continue reading

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NASA scientist links climate change, extreme weather

“What do the 2010 heat wave in Russia, last year’s Texas drought, and the 2003 heat wave in Europe have in common? All are examples of extreme weather caused by climate change, according to a new study from NASA scientist … Continue reading

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Study: Romney tax plan would shift burden toward poor

“Mitt Romney’s tax plan would provide large tax cuts to the very wealthy, while increasing the tax burden on the lower and middle classes, according to a study released Wednesday. The report — produced by researchers at the Urban-Brookings Tax … Continue reading

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