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It’s Time for Scalia to Go

It’s Time for Scalia to Go
July 24, 2013
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Once upon a time, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was quite impressive.  That was once upon a time.  Now, not …Read the Rest

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Why Humans Must Explore Space

Why Humans Must Explore Space
July 20, 2013
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Have you ever stopped to consider what might happen in space exploration if the Koch Machine had money riding on …Read the Rest

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Early Music

Early Music
June 17, 2013
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The other day, The Pink Flamingo happened on an article about early music.  This lead to a link to a …Read the Rest

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The Uncomfortable Truth About Being Overweight

The Uncomfortable Truth About Being Overweight
June 14, 2013
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The litany of my life includes the following: Lose five pounds and you can get those cute shoes you want. …Read the Rest

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A Bittersweet Birthday

A Bittersweet Birthday
June 11, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo’s father turns 89 today.  I don’t even know if he realizes that he has reached an age …Read the Rest

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Light Posting Today – Alzheimer’s Edition

Light Posting Today – Alzheimer’s Edition
May 29, 2013
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It’s been one of those days.  The Pink Flamingo has spent far too much time, lately, on this blasted blog.  …Read the Rest

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PART V: Liberal Science v. Conservative Science = Abject Idiocy

PART V: Liberal Science v. Conservative Science = Abject Idiocy
May 24, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo’s series into science, climate change, liberal versions of science, conservative versions, and abject stupidity of both groups …Read the Rest

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PART III: Liberal Science v. Conservative Science = Abject Idiocy

PART III: Liberal Science v. Conservative Science = Abject Idiocy
May 22, 2013
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This is my problem. When climate change scientists make their catastrophic warnings, they are completely ignoring the historical record. In …Read the Rest

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PART II: Liberal Science v. Conservative Science = Abject Idiocy

PART II: Liberal Science v. Conservative Science = Abject Idiocy
May 21, 2013
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This is yet another of those ‘no brainer’ Pink Flamingo posts I decided to toss together as quick and easy. …Read the Rest

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Alzheimer’s, Compassion, and Brain Dead Stupidity

Alzheimer’s, Compassion, and Brain Dead Stupidity
May 5, 2013
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Life is a funny thing.  Just when you think everything is going great, something happens and destroys that illusion.  This …Read the Rest

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Zero Tolerance Criminalizing Normal Boneheaded Teenage Behavior

Zero Tolerance Criminalizing Normal Boneheaded Teenage Behavior
May 3, 2013
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Rarely in this crazy mixed up country of ours do you find an issue that has galvanized the right, left, …Read the Rest

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May Is Melamona Month

May Is Melamona Month
May 2, 2013
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This is just a classic image of a nevis – mole – that is cancerous with melanoma.  It looks so …Read the Rest

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Writing, Science, Ethics & Rejection

Writing, Science, Ethics & Rejection
April 15, 2013
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This is an abbreviated post.  There is a major fire near The Pink Flamingo.  This is all the time I …Read the Rest

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The Great Sugary Drink Debate & Fiasco

The Great Sugary Drink Debate & Fiasco
March 21, 2013
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As of a year ago there were something like 7 billion people (SEVEN BILLION) people living on the face of …Read the Rest

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The Bachmann Politics of Alzheimer’s

The Bachmann Politics of Alzheimer’s
March 17, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo thinks that Michele Bachmann is an idiot.  She and the tea parties are a perfect fit, a …Read the Rest

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Update on My Mother

Update on My Mother
March 14, 2013
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One of the first things they tell you when dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease is that the primary caregiver is the …Read the Rest

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Bigfoot in New Mexico

Bigfoot in New Mexico
February 17, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo does not concentrate enough on the culture of New Mexico.  This is one of the times when …Read the Rest

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Meteors, NASA, Budgets & Ignorance

Meteors, NASA, Budgets & Ignorance
February 16, 2013
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This is just plain cool.  It is also a bit weird.  Siberia, primarily known as the birthplace of one of …Read the Rest

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Just Science for a Change

Just Science for a Change
February 14, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo is a science freak.  Let’s be honest here.  I also find the far right approach to science …Read the Rest

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What If They Found Something?

What If They Found Something?
February 8, 2013
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Picture this.  The Pink Flamingo is on the phone, talking to a friend, who was telling me about the latest …Read the Rest

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Really Cool Science Links!

Really Cool Science Links!
December 29, 2012
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The Pink Flamingo has not been as religious about keeping up with science links as I should.  There have been …Read the Rest

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Bobby Jindal’s Big Fat Can of Worms

Bobby Jindal’s Big Fat Can of Worms
December 22, 2012
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Bobby Jindal has a WSJ editorial that is approachable only via their pay-wall.  The Pink Flamingo refuses to patronize any …Read the Rest

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Mental Health Control as Important as Gun Control

Mental Health Control as Important as Gun Control
December 15, 2012
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Perhaps we need to consider controlling violent video games the way people want to control guns. The same things holds …Read the Rest

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Weeping, Wailing & Gnashing of Teeth

Weeping, Wailing & Gnashing of Teeth
December 1, 2012
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It’s coming!  Like the Voice of Doom, please pardon The Pink Flamingo while I am prepping to enjoy the weeping, …Read the Rest

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Science, Ignorance, Stupidity, Conservatives & “Christians”

Science, Ignorance, Stupidity, Conservatives & “Christians”
November 30, 2012
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Even Pat Robertson has had enough.  You could see the impatience when he basically castigated this stupid women for asking …Read the Rest

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What Kind of a World?

What Kind of a World?
November 27, 2012
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On Monday, around 11:15 or so Memphis time, my great niece, Sarah Catherine – Catie, was born.  I started thinking …Read the Rest

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PART III: Onward, Christian Conservatives

PART III:  Onward, Christian Conservatives
August 7, 2012
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We’ve been sold a very nasty program from the far right. Do not ever think this anti-contraceptive hysteria is about …Read the Rest

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PART II: Onward, Christian Conservatives

PART II:  Onward, Christian Conservatives
August 4, 2012
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“…Science took a beating in the primary season this year. Leading candidates made it clear that they rejected climate science …Read the Rest

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What If Newt Was Right All Along

What If Newt Was Right All Along
May 14, 2012
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I want to believe! When the proposal for this rolls around, you’d better hope some jerk like Mitt Romney is …Read the Rest

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The Usual May Is Melanoma Month Post

The Usual May Is Melanoma Month Post
May 10, 2012
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The Pink Flamingo is an 11 year survivor of melanoma.  Regular readers know I periodically go off onto one of …Read the Rest

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