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Do you miss George W. Bush?

Tennessee House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick is posing a question on the front of his Twitter page: How about it?  Do you miss George W. Bush?

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What’s the Ethical Responsibility of Academics to Society?

The journal Science has published a valuable summary of a scandal in the American Psychological Association that threatens to undo the organization’s reputation.  While  the presidential administration of George W. Bush pursued a policy of torturing people it had detained without conviction, a trial, or even charges,

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How Many in the Sea? Automatic Detection of Ribbon Seals

In 2008, J. Clifford wrote about the delisting of the ribbon seal under the Endangered Species Act, noting that the Bush administration was late in its determination but admiring the unusual deference to scientific opinion by the conservative president.  At the time, the ribbon seal

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Extraterrestrial Art History Opportunity

No, I’m not talking about aliens doing watercolors. There’s an opportunity to mark the historical significance of earth-bound humans, but to do so on the planet Mercury. There are five unnamed craters on Mercury, and the Mercury Surface Space Environment Geochemistry and Ranging Team is

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Jeb Bush Is Morally Absent On Torture

Jeb Bush is planning to begin his campaign for the 2016 Republican party presidential nomination, but as he does so, his political organizing is remarkably unbalanced. Jeb Bush is laying the groundwork for gathering huge amounts of money. He’s hitting up family friends, and calling

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I Finally Agree With George W. Bush

The headline reads, “George W. Bush says Jeb Bush 2016 Presidential Run is “A Toss Up”. So, I find that after all these years, I finally agree with George W. Bush about something. The idea of Jeb Bush running for President in 2016 makes me

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Joe Biden’s Bring Them On

When George W. Bush responded to Iraqi rebel leaders who were attacking American soldiers by telling them to, “Bring ’em on”, it was a sign that Bush’s war in Iraq had swerved into reckless aggression without a plan. Today, the American have been given another

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?