PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Torture, science, and the oceans

"Americans built the bomb, reached the moon, decoded the genome, and created the Internet. And yet today this country is also home to a populace that, to an alarming extent, ignores scientific advances or outright rejects scientific principles."

* More torture details to be released soon, including reports of CIA interrogators threatening suspects with an electric drill.
* They are, however, notifying the Red Cross about secret detainees.
* And yes, the government still has contracts with Blackwater.
* Stumbling on health care, the White House draws more fire from the left.
* Also, Joe Klein responds to Charles Krauthammer's comments on how to solve the health care imbroglio.
* The health care crisis begins in the ER.
* Taking a new look at ocean stewardship.

Tags: 2009, news, science!, welcome to america

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