Tag Archives: George W Bush

Of Moles and Squeegee Men

Now that January 20th has come and gone, the Bush League has departed from DC like unruly guests who cleaned out the liquor cabinet and the wine cellar and generally trashed the place. As we start to pick up the … Continue reading

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Restoring Science – and Democracy

In a New York Times essay “Elevating Science, Elevating Democracy,” Dennis Overbye ponders the significance of President Obama’s inaugural promise to “restore science to its rightful place.” Overbye believes that “Science is not a monument of received Truth but something … Continue reading

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Reality Isn’t What It Used To Be

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away. ~Philip K. Dick The world would probably be a lot better off if people weren’t so smug about their sense of reality. Regardless of nationality, religion or … Continue reading

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