I’ve stayed away from the political freak show for months now, but I couldn’t pass this one up! This photo appeared in my Facebook timeline. Hat tip to Rex. And I loved Borowitz’ comment yesterday about her1 upsetting the whole country by reminding us she exists when she endorsed, or whatever she meant, the hairpiece. I don’t […]
A few years ago I wrote a blog post, “I’ll Buy a Vow*l”, about the state budget horrors of California. I jokingly stated that, to raise revenue, the state passed a law limiting the use of the vowel “e” from all forms of written communication.
Since most people don’t keep their car for 10 years, they are paying taxes for a vehicle they no longer own. High marks for clever. Very clever! I call this theft, not taxation. At best one would call it a hefty tax increase.
For your reading and watching pleasure I’ve selected 3 articles from one of my favorite RSS feeds that I suspect most people will find of interest. The articles focuses on GA laws and on smartphones. Enjoy!
The quartet Well-Strung features classical musicians who sing putting their own spin on the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Pink, Lorde, Madonna, Gotye, U2, and more. Their debut show sold-out Joe’s Pub in May 2012 in New York after being workshopped at Ars Nova NYC earlier that year.
I honestly have nothing other than just sadness once again that we have to peer into the abyss of the depraved violence that we do to each other and the nexus of a just gaping racial wound that will not heal, yet we pretend doesn’t exist.
Germany has the astonishing good sense to provide college degrees to ANYBODY1 at all of their institutions of higher learning for only $120 per semester, and your student ID card provides you with limitless free public transit! Health insurance is a whopping $87 per month. with a 3.0 or better ↩
When you have been taught that you have a constitutional democracy for, by, and of the people, and you believe that government is no longer working for you but against you, civil disobedience is bound to occur. Repressed people will, rightly so, demand the government serve at their will. Repressed people in this nation will […]
My thinking on “street art” has slowly evolved. At one time I thought of it all as simple vandalism and graffiti. But British street artist Banksy has changed my mind. He is brilliant. He makes powerful statements about social and economic justice.
I do not trust the judgement of a person that would feel a need to carry a loaded assault weapon around with them. Such a person does not have a mature, adult concept of what is dangerous versus what is not dangerous. This adolescent conduct is dangerous and creates a more dangerous public space as […]