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This internal thread concerning events in and about Ferguson, Missouri, is stuck to the top of the blog, newer, less vital, posts appear below. Meanwhile, comments on PZ Myers’ Good Morning, America now exceed 1,600… The police department overseeing the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over the killing of an unarmed 18-year-old has spent tens of […]
Via Keith “Keef” Knight. I have always remembered that as a writer I am constantly working on variations of a single plot: something changed. There are many permutations on this, my favorite being either, a stranger comes to the village (think Something Wicked This Way Comes) or someone leaves the village (think Moby Dick). Everything […]
The comic notes a curious inversion between the timing of legal and popular opinion trends for interracial marriage vs. same-sex marriage. In the 11 years since Massachusetts first legalized same-sex marriage, at no point have there been more people living in states where it’s legal than there are people who support its legality (although this […]
Civil Forfeiture is one reason why we need judges like Jennifer Brunner… Also: Stop and seize… Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil… And, the kicker: Even the Canadians hate us…
I think this happened in my Freshman year at Warren High School. A relative in his 20s was using the word dude a lot and, like all non-conformist teenagers, I tried the word out for myself. After my friends stopped laughing, I never used the word again.
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John Oliver does a good job here, but what caught my eye was the way The Republic Of Ireland is photoshopped out of the map to Oliver’s right (upper left from the viewer’s perspective).
As an enlisted man in the United States Navy I was directly responsible for the care of eight tactical nuclear missiles. I don’t know how the Air Force handles the mission, but I do know that any of the actions that Oliver mentions would have gotten me expelled from the program in a heart beat. […]