Daily Darwin – Wrong Place, Wrong Time Genome

Darwin says that some genomes are just destined to make the wrong choices–like riding a motorcycle.  Or, most especially, riding a motorcycle toward a road hazard tossed by a speeding car. Ouch!! Get the point.


Natural selection deems that some individuals serve as a warning to others. Who are we to disagree? The next generation, ever and anon, is descended from the survivors


John McCain Endorses Donald Trump

According to CBSNews.com in their report, “4 ways Republican officeholders are reacting to Donald Trump“, John McCain falls somewhere in the “mushy middle“.  Can you tell by his face exactly where in that “middle” he falls”?

Others have suggested they’ll support Trump, but they’ve taken pains to avoid using his name, referring to him instead as simply with the generic “nominee.”

John_McCain_Endorsing_Trump“I feel, as a Republican and a longtime Reagan Republican, that I support the nominee of the party, and that’s what I’ve said all along,” Arizona Sen. John McCain told the Washington Post last week.’

Still others have said they can’t bring themselves to support Trump yet, but they’ve made clear they’d like to consult with the presumptive nominee with an eye to eventually endorsing him.

“I hope to support our nominee, I hope to support his candidacy fully,” House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, told CNN last week. “At this point, I’m just not there right now.”