Tag Archive for politics

Looming Fiscal Cliff

If you live in the United States, the I probably don’t need to tell you about the fiscal cliff. It’s bad news for a lot of people. It’s really bad news for science. I previously wrote specifically about the state…

This weekend's tidbits…

A few fun, fantastic, and important things of note from the weekend: Duck! An asteroid is going to come whizzing by, as the Bad Astronomer points out. Okay, it’s not coming dangerously close, but astronomers are getting better at detecting…

Keeping the Faith

I’m going to get political once more, so bear with me here. Much fluff was thrown around in the recent Presidential election about how Obama’s Muslim roots would be a threat to our nation. However, the Obama family were certainly…

Stimulating Science

There’s been lots of talk on the science blogosphere the past few days about the stimulus package going through Congress. On Friday, it was believed that the National Science Foundations’s piece of the pie would be cut out completely, and…

Now I'm pissed

We’ve been inundated with a pretty strong message from the McCain campaign and the Republican party for some time now, most strongly in the past few days, that of this “pro-American and anti-American” idea. It seems that only small town,…