Human Exceptionalism

Big Biotech’s Pitch for Corporate Welfare

Big Biotech Breakfast

There is more truth to this anti Amendment 2 commercial than its supporters would care to admit. Private investers are generally shunning cloning and ESCR. That is why Big Biotech and its business and ideological fellow travelers at major universities demand a blank check in federal and state funding–and denigrate anyone who disagrees as “anti science.”

Missouri voters: Don’t be fooled, don’t be bought. Vote no on Amendment 2. You’ll be glad you did.

(I agree with this message, but I think the image of the scientists zapping the monkey with electricity was gratuitous and unfair.)

Most Popular


Fire Brenda Snipes

Brenda Snipes, the supervisor of elections in Florida’s Broward County, does not deserve to be within a thousand miles of any election office anywhere in these United States. She should be fired at the earliest possible opportunity. Snipes has held her position since 2003, in which year her predecessor, ... Read More
PC Culture

The Lonely Mob

Just before the election, an Andrew Gillum intern named Shelby Shoup was arrested and charged with battery after assaulting some college Republicans on the campus of Florida State University. It was rather less exciting than that sounds: She went on a rant about “Nazis” and “fascism” — Gillum’s ... Read More

How Immigration Changes Britain

Almost nothing is discussed as badly in America or Europe as the subject of immigration. And one reason is that it remains almost impossible to have any sensible or rational public discussion of its consequences. Or rather it is eminently possible to have a discussion about the upsides (“diversity,” talent, ... Read More

Sorry, Brian Kemp Still Won

Here was the state of play as of yesterday per the Kemp campaign’s breakdown of publicly available information: As of Saturday, November 10, 2018 (12:00 p.m.) *Information below is public.  Total votes reported: 3,924,658 Kemp: 1,975,162 (50.33%) Abrams: 1,912,383 (48.73%) Metz: ... Read More