Am I better off now than I was four years ago? Well, let’s see. At this time four years ago I was living in Hanoi watching the American economy implode while wondering what kind of country I’d be coming home to. Watching as the country inched towards the brink of a meltdown that would have […]
…but I’m rather frustrated at the outcome of the North Carolina Amendment One vote. It’s always lovely to see that 61% of the voters in a state think you’re such a threat to civilization that they have to enshrine your inequality in their state constitution. I just love being reminded that I’m a second class […]
Kim Kardashian’s political ambitions are being treated as if they’re a real thing. You might as well just shoot me now, I don’t think I can live in a world where Kim Kardashian’s political ambitions are taken remotely seriously, even if it is just Huffington Post that’s taking them seriously. We’re talking about a woman […]
One recurring theme in the fight against providing coverage for birth control, is the idea that sex is for recreation and insurance should not cover someone’s recreational activities. Now, theoretically, I can understand the logic behind that even though I think that it’s a bad argument for a myriad of public policy reasons, not the […]
Okay, so this Scumbag Scalia meme isn’t an entirely accurate representation of Scalia’s tl;dr on the healthcare law or of his lengthy opinions, but it is an accurate representation of how I feel about having to read his lengthy dissents. And truthiness is what matters, right?
A concise history of black-white relations in the U.S.A. (don’t know the original source, stolen from a poster on Fark.com)