Last Post

Last Post I had all kinds of ideas for things I wanted to write before I left, but between last-minute packing and phone calls from friends and family, it didn’t happen. So I’ll just say a few things quickly. As I said before, one of the things that led me to start blogging in the… Read more »


Sunshine Here’s an interesting catch by Merrill Goozner: “The House bill would create an internet accessible database that includes all health-related payments to physicians by corporations including gifts, food, or entertainment; travel or trips; honoraria; research funding or grants; education or conference funding; consulting fees; ownership or investment interests; and royalties or license fees. If… Read more »

Stop Me Before I Politicize Again!

Stop Me Before I Politicize Again! Glenn Greenwald has had an interesting back and forth with Chuck Todd about comments Todd made on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, in which he said, among other things, that the question whether torture should be investigated were “cable catnip” that threatens to distract us from important issues, and that it… Read more »

Global Warming: Even More Bad Consequences Than You Thought

Global Warming: Even More Bad Consequences Than You Thought This is not good news at all. “Ninety percent of Pakistan’s agricultural irrigation depends on rivers that originate in Kashmir.” There is a treaty in place dividing Kashmir’s waters between Pakistan and India, and it “has survived three wars and nearly 50 years.” But guess what:… Read more »

Good To Know

Good To Know It’s nice to get definitive proof that some bloggers really don’t bother to do basic research before posting something, and we got some today. Here’s a scary article from Investment Business Daily: “It didn’t take long to run into an “uh-oh” moment when reading the House’s “health care for all Americans” bill…. Read more »