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White House Nominates New Chief of IP Enforcement

The White House has named a Washington lawyer as the next head of intellectual property enforcement, a position that has been vacant for a year. 214 more words


In miniature, Aug. 28

  • “Auditors from the federal government are delving into the debacle of Maryland’s health insurance exchange, The Baltimore Sun reported Wednesday. All we can say is, good.” [
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September Science Policy Events from the Union of Concerned Scientists

From the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Science Network Workshop Series:

101: Science & Policy Change: Using your expertise to influence the policy making process… 389 more words


Scientific Explanation of Global Warming 'Pause' Requires Suspension of Disbelief

Euripides was one of the great tragedians in the ancient Greek theater. He was perhaps best known for his employment of a plot device known as… 706 more words


All Fiat Currencies Are Fallacies?

I think all fiat currencies are fallacies.  One most notable fact about all fiat currencies that scares me most is that all fiat currencies can be multiplied out of thin air.   371 more words

Anything Goes

BART Board Votes Against Policy That Gave Themselves Free Rides For Life

OAKLAND (KCBS)— The BART Board of Directors voted 6 to 2 Thursday night so that the transit system’s directors will no longer get free rides for life. 203 more words


Melbourne, Victoria: Tenders invited for four major grade separation projects

Victoria premier Dr Denis Napthine was in Ormond, in Melbourne’s south-east suburbs on August 27th, 2014 to mark the invitation of tenders for the long-awaited grade separated replacement of the North Road level crossing in Ormond and at Burke Rd, Glen Iris, Blackburn Rd, Blackburn; and Main Rd, St Albans. 70 more words