Category: Ranting

2008 Science Budget

From the ACS, although you can find it all over the net: “President George W.Bsh’s federal budget for fiscal 2008 proposes an increase in total R&D spending, but it includes no new initiatives in science […]

Careers for Girls

I get some (goodnatured) grief over at Skepchick for being an old reactionary broad. You have to understand history to see why I’m the way I am. Case in point: Careers for Girls (1966) This […]

Mice (Ex-Mice)

We have been suffering the last week through a very nasty stench–a dead mouse got into one of the furnace vents, and everytime the heat came on, it was eau de dead vermin all through […]

Sigh, Again

I never thought I’d be willingly linking to the Log Cabin Republicans. I mean, I just don’t understand them at all. But this one, I’m with them 100%. Dear Mr. President I’m editing this to […]


I just can’t think of anything else to title this . College teachers rally against bill The Arizona Republic Feb. 28, 2006 12:00 AM “Senate Bill 1331, introduced by Sen. Thayer Verschoor, R-Gilbert, would allow […]


I….just can’t even believe this. First, he appoints this little douchebag to a major oversight position at NASA. (full article here): “The Big Bang memo came from Mr. Deutsch, a 24-year-old presidential appointee in the […]

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Bug Girl, Private Eye

I’m trying to get my credit house in order before putting my actual house on the market this year, and I am learning a LOT about collection agencies. in 1996, I bought something using a […]