Looks like it’s time for an open thread. Here’s a turtle I saw at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge last week. His right hind foot looks strange, but when he jumped in the water, he seemed to be fine. Perhaps he was doing yoga.
About Cheryl Rofer
Retired chemist. I've done a lot of chemistry that has to do with policy, particularly nuclear policy.
Entries by Cheryl Rofer
And not just any hydrogen bomb, but one that can fit in a warhead, with variable yields. Well… shit. North Korea has revealed what it claims is a thermonuclear warhead that can fit in its missile reentry vehicle. pic.twitter.com/BZEPZiaG2M — Max Fisher (@Max_Fisher) September 2, 2017 A bunch of us are discussing this on Twitter. […]
The answer to the question is that we just don’t know. And Congress cares not at all. Or perhaps I should focus that to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan care not at all. Or Republicans care not at all. The New York Times has an article about suspicious […]
The Washington Post and NPR have similar reports that the Arkema Chemical Plant in Crosby, Texas, is likely to explode. It produces chemicals that require refrigeration for safe storage, and the generator that powers the refrigeration has been inundated with six feet of flood water. The management of the plant says there is nothing to […]
Adam Weinstein now has enough information about Paul Manafort to string a narrative. Here’s where his Twitter thread starts. I’m going to try to make it into sentences and paragraphs, because I have desperately been looking for some narrative. There is a new Wall Street Journal article out on Manafort. I don’t know what it […]