Mike Dunleavy, Alaska's governor, Bog help us

Poor, Poor Pitiful Me


Poor, poor pitiful me Poor, poor pitiful me These boys won’t let me be Lord have mercy on me Woe is me – Warren Zevon, “Poor Poor Pitiful Me,” via Linda Ronstadt Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy complains we aren’t treating him fairly. So he gave an interview to the right wing Briebart News,1 where he…

Lithium, Periodic Table

When Lithium Became the Anode


Lithium is dangerous stuff. The nucleus of lithium, consisting of three protons and three or four neutrons, verges on instability; it has the lowest binding energies holding the nucleus together of all the stable elements. That’s why lithium deuteride is the fusion fuel in some thermonuclear bombs. Lithium salts are used to treat bipolat disorder.…