Got a news release from U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, D–Hawaii, on Oct. 31. It talks about a little new bill from Schatz and seven other U.S. Senators (all Democrats, natch), that prohibits “President [Donald] Trump from starting a preemptive war against North Korea, absent an imminent threat or without express authorization from Congress.” Talk about a Halloween fright. But we … [Read more...] about Senator Brian Schatz introduces bill that prohibits President Trump from nuking North Korea without Congressional authorization
EXPLOITING VILLAINS In February, two teams of South Korean researchers announced cancer-fighting breakthroughs–by taking lessons from how two of medicine’s most vexing, destructive organisms (diarrhea-causing salmonella bacteria and the rabies virus) can access often-unconquerable cancer cells. In journal articles, biologist Jung-joon Min of Chonnam National University … [Read more...] about NOTW: Open Carry idiocy, helpful salmonella and the crime of excessive snark
1. On Aug. 4, the Honolulu-based law firm Earthjustice sent out a news release saying that they had asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to revoke the state Department of Agriculture’s authority to investigate and enforce violations of federal pesticide law. According to the release, how many of the department’s inspection files were still in need of review? A. … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know Earthjustice’s criticism of the Hawaii Dept. of Agriculture?