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The things we do for science

The things we do for science

11/02/11 02:28AM

When last we joined our cable news host heroine, she had just finished explaining some of the new ideas in food technology being considered for military MREs, and the exciting discovery that caffeinated meat not only already exists but is commercially available. Other options explored for reproducing caffeinating meat included Red Bull energy drink poured over beef jerky chips - cereal style.With a collective gasp, the viewing audience held its breath as Rachel brought the unlikely concoction in a spoon to her lips...... read more

Lonely vote sees no need to push 'In God We Trust'

Lonely vote sees no need to push 'In God We Trust'

11/01/11 08:29PM

The House of Representatives this evening passed a bill that reaffirms "In God We Trust" as our national motto and encourages the display of that motto in public buildings. The House supported it by a vote of 396 to nine.The lone Republican "no," Congressman Justin Amash of Michigan, explained his vote (as he promises to do every time) on Facebook:The nonbinding resolution "encourages the public display of the national motto in all public buildings, public schools, and other government institutions." Displaying "In God We Trust" on public property is appropriate in some circumstances. read more

In coal ash we trust

In coal ash we trust

11/01/11 08:00PM

John Stanton, reporter for Roll Call, talks with Rachel Maddow about the legislative activities of the Republican led House of Representatives, which seem to have little to do with job creation and more to do with pandering to their conservative base. watch

Speedy beef, perky turkey

Speedy beef, perky turkey

11/01/11 08:00PM

Rachel Maddow explores the possible permutations of meat and caffeine to replicate the caffeinated meat being considered for military MREs, and discovers a commerical product already on the market. watch

Herman Cain's (other) scandal

Herman Cain's (other) scandal

11/01/11 08:00PM

Daniel Bice, columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, talks with Rachel Maddow about his reporting on questionable campaign financing by the Herman Cain campaign. watch

Ahead on the 11/1 Maddow show

11/01/11 06:29PM

Tonight's guests include:John Stanton, reporter for Roll Call   Daniel Bice, columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   Ann McFall, supervisor of elections in Florida's Volusia CountySenior show producer Cory Gnazzo shares a preview of tonight's show: read more

The anti-Romney ad, just add candidate

11/01/11 05:21PM

Jon Huntsman has had a rough go of it so far. He's shamelessly pandered to the extreme right while simultaneously trying to be the Adult in the Room™, and this hasn't been the best strategy for a Republican primary in 2011. He's had months of awful polling that barely qualifies him for the debates. Despite a stated plan to focus everything on New Hampshire, his campaign reported raising a whopping $1000 from two donors there in the last quarter (and the former Utah governor was geeked about that). His dad commented that Jon, Jr. read more

Patients can't wait for the free market

Patients can't wait for the free market

11/01/11 03:30PM

President Obama yesterday signed an executive order intended to help the FDA deal with shortages of crucial drugs by spotting them as they develop.Legislation to do that has been stalled in Congress, despite bipartisan support. For people like Roxanne Cousins of Arkansas, the new directive means a lot:I am an ovarian cancer patient am currently able to get my chemotherapy but am uncertain about what is around the corner, as we often become resistant and have to switch drugs in order to get any benefit. read more

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