In Closing: That would be bad; Googlegator; Japan Crush; Rolling Jubilee gets more press; the last cooler than average month was during the Reagan Administration (maybe hell froze over when he compromised with Democrats or raised taxes?); Lost Decade, American Style; Forbes and USA Today disagree on the buyer, but agree that somebody will make your freaking Twinkies (and screw workers in the process); of course, you could just make your own freaking Twinkies; maybe if the so-called adults made it clear that we must treat others with respect, this wouldn’t be a problem; vintage pictures of Japan; Susie’s right; so is Robert.
Be it resolved that henceforth, only T-Pain will be allowed to use autotune in recorded music. Other uses shall be considered a crime against humanity.
It is further resolved that quotations of Rapper’s Delight may only be made with the express consent and permission of the United Nations Security Council.*
Please, join me in support of this desperately needed performing arts issue. If I had a little more HTML talent, I’d put together a little ad for the sidebar.
In Closing: Mongols; he’s got a point; Rolling Jubilee; delayed; I guess it’s hard to win elections when you piss off 50% of the population; but they’re already part of the United States!; we’re all suspicious; belly buttons; new health plan?; politics and religion; filibuster all you like, but you gotta talk!; and oops! Somebody was very sure he’d win.
* Yeah, I’m talking to you too,
Medical Breakthrough: 2 Hour tuberculosis test. Imagine being able to treat people now without risking that you’re treating something non-existent, and without waiting months to be sure.
When the Cows Come Home: Quite literally.
I owned one once: Bungalows.
On the President and the Economy: ‘Nuff said. Maybe we could use some good old fashioned labor uprising. And where are we going to get the jobs we really need out of tax cuts?
I am Lawful Evil: Heh.
Right On: Essential elements of filibuster reform.
About Effing Time: “You know, maybe we should hold banks to some sort of minimum capital standards!” D’ya think??
Speaking of the Banks: Refreshing Candor.
Dave Nails It: “Can’t get by on $250K? Try leaving your bubble!”
One of the Smarter Things I’ve Read about Yesterday’s Court Ruling: Remember, only the individual mandate has been thrown out.
Worth Thinking About: I don’t agree with all of it, but these are things we need to think about.
I love Radly Balko: In an intellectual way of course. On the TSA and ACLU.
The 99ers: read this.
Hope for Following the Law: cracking down on firms that just turn employees into contractors.
Fail: The War on Drugs.
Robert Reich: Enthusiasm Gap.
That’s it for today. Keeping it Short but sweet.