Tag Archives: Election 2008

Jindal vs. the Volcano Monitors

In the Republican response to President Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress, Gov. Jindal of Louisana criticized the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act. While some of the projects in the bill make sense, their legislation is larded with … Continue reading

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Life Since The Defense

I realize that my skills as a blogger, particularly my frequency of updates, leave much to be desired. So, I have decided to combine several updates into this one entry. Kelly and I had a very enjoyable trip to Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Local Election Information Sources

Many of you may have already made you choice in the McCain v. Obama (v. Nader v. McKinney v. Barr v. Baldwin v. Duncan v. Moore). However, have you made your choice in McKinley v. Moyer v. Wolpert, Russo v. … Continue reading

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Political Fact Checking Websites

FactCheck.org from The Annenberg Public Policy Center Washington Post Fact Checker Snopes: Politics

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Probability of VP Unexpectedly Becoming President

In the wake of Senator McCain selecting Gov. Palin to be his running mate, many words have been devoted to the possibility of Sen. Biden or Gov. Palin unexpectedly becoming President. However, I have seen no discussion of the probability … Continue reading

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Bipartisanship on Science

In the blogsphere, representatives of the liberal and conservative poles of American political argument can be found at Daily Kos and Little Green Footballs, respectively. While I do not endorse or agree with everything on either of these blogs, especially … Continue reading

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Presidential Candidates & Science

As a scientist and a bit of a political junkie, I am interested in the opinions and actions of politicians regarding science. I present here a few sources that I have found useful in researching the opinions and records of … Continue reading

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