Posted in December 2010

Pat Robertson for Ending Marijuana Prohibition

After his very public, and I believe very mistaken, remarks about the Haiti earthquake, I’m startled but pleased to find common ground with Pat Robertson on the subject of marijuana prohibition. “I’m … I’m not exactly for the use of drugs, don’t get me wrong, but I just believe that criminalizing marijuana, criminalizing the possession … Continue reading »

More Stars, Types of Life, Than Previously Thought

Today’s New York Times had not one but two interesting science articles. The first is the discovery of a new type of bacteria in Mono Lake not far from here in California. What makes it unique (compared to every other type of life on earth) is that it has DNA, but the “ladder” structure of … Continue reading »