Entries by Tim F

Where we stand and what we need to do

I think people need to appreciate that third parties almost certainly did not do this. Disaffected Bernie voters simply could not explain the sweeping victory that we saw last night. For one thing the geography was all wrong. Less well off white people, especially in poor and rural communities, literally came out of the woodwork […]

This one’s for Susan

Our family unit hoped to open the polling place this morning, but somehow 32 people snuck in ahead of us. When a booth opened up I took our daughter while Dr. Mrs. Dr. F. voted on her own. DMDF Jr. selected Hillary on the screen and then pushed the blinking red button for me, so […]

We used to have a word for that

From what I can glean from recent articles (for example), it sounds like a rogue unit of FBI agents went way off the reservation after Comey wound down their Clinton investigation, to the point that they cooked up a scheme to undermine the FBI director (waiting three weeks to report the laptop put Comey in […]

Um, holy sh*t

Science is f*cking rad. Scientists Create Fully Functional Eggs from Skin Cells Using skin cells extracted from mice, researchers in Japan have produced fully functional egg cells that were used to produce healthy mouse pups. Should the method work in humans, it could introduce powerful new ways of treating infertility—and even allow same-sex couples to […]