Or not: Vice President Pence, speaking today at the Munich Security Conference, told our allies that he brought greetings “from the 45th president of the United States of America, President Donald Trump.” He paused. He waited a little longer. And then one beat more. Crickets. Four seconds in, Pence gave up, and picked up his […]
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I’m working on an column about, among other things, the arc of federal support for science since World War II. As I was trying not to think about our national emergency national emergency this morning, I tripped over the following thought… The funding deal Pelosi, McConnell et al. worked out included $1.375 billion for new […]
This just in: President Trump will support a sweeping budget and border compromise and declare a national emergency at the same time, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday. McConnell has already signaled he’ll support Trump’s move. Until its members prove otherwise, the Republican Party is all-in on government by executive fiat, better known […]
*or Virginia, or Brexit, or all things Putin or… Via my sister-the-music-professor’s ex, this perfectly wonderful youtube came to my attention today. Now it comes to yours: I have to confess that I’ve been overwhelmed lately — by work and the shock of the new semester, partly, and more by a sudden politics and […]
The tiny handed shitgibbon infesting the White House seems to “think” that folks can’t tell the difference between weather and climate:* “Large parts of the Country are suffering from tremendous amounts of snow and near record setting cold. Amazing how big this system is. Wouldn’t be bad to have a little of that good old […]