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Jim Ottaviani
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Jim Ottaviani 18h
To better represent U.S. randomly assign 70 Senators to keep health care, 10 to use ACA, and last 20? No insurance.
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Jim Ottaviani 20h
Lunch was the usual for this week: peanut butter sandwich and phoning senators about health care bills. (Sandwich=typical, phoning isn't.)
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Jim Ottaviani 22h
To be more representative randomly assign 70% of House+Senate to keep their plan, 10% to use ACA, and 20% to have no insurance at all.
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The Royal Society Jul 25
Today, we're marking the tragically short, yet illustrious life of Rosalind Franklin, who was born 1920
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 26
McCain: maverick talk, lapdog votes. He's not alone, but what remained (post-Palin) of my respect for his political service is gone.
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 25
QotD… Sirius B (white dwarf): "A ton of my material would be a little nugget you could put in a matchbox." Physicists ca. 1915: "Shut up."
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 25
Just called senators, asking them to vote no on . ~100% sure they would have anyway, but…
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 22
So true. Read Collins' book "Carrying the Fire" for his beautifully expressed thoughts about his time alone. (Or more accurately, ALONE.)
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 22
is on this list (of course!): The Best Comic Book Stores in the U.S.
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 20
IIRC, $1.80 in '74. Minimum wage at the time was $1.90, but I was underage (obviously?!), and paid additional fraction of ¢ for piecework.
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 18
Vacation photo #3: The dinosaur of dinosaurs, at the fantastic
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 18
From Italy, four new editions (and a goofy picture): "Così racconto gli scienziati a fumetti" via
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 17
Relatively little social media for me, recently. Why? Marsupials, cetaceans, etc.:
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 17
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 16
. on the moral question that Stanford asks its bioengineering students
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 15
Replying to @lahosken
It dropped! (At least it appears to have from my end.) TL;DR: I ran 'em past the Sydney Opera House, which lives up to its hype.
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 15
The midpoint of their last 10k. (It lives up to its hype.) Thanks Asics Evolutions 6s, you did right by my feet. 2/2
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 15
The last & least interesting pic from our trip: abandoned these after 600+ miles running roads & trails. 1/2
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 6
Whenever I spot one of these in the wild I of course think of . (There was a cold Shanks as well, but I think he's earned this.)
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Jim Ottaviani Jul 3
Thank you! It's great to hear from primates who enjoyed the book!
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