You can thank Drew for the title inspiration. It’s sometimes tough to keep thinking of Shorties titles!
Beating the same drum: so here’s today’s tab dump on the freaking mess that continues to be the NSA, DEA, FBI, and Edward Snowden.
And now for something completely different: a nice selection of health, health insurance, and healthy diet links.
Armchair economist: yeah, still collecting choice bits on the economy and how it effects Joe Average for you. But hey, at least Congress gets plenty of vacation days. After all, they work so hard preventing legislation.
Oh Look: the Duhpartment of Research has been at it again.
I can’t bring myself to spend that: Average price of a new car is now over $31k.
Education Official has Moment of Sanity: Huh, maybe school should start later.
On Libertarianism and Property Rights: Seriously.
Don’t you think you should have read the book before writing about it?: I did read the book, thank you. I wasn’t required to. I wanted to as part of a research project. How about we stop focusing on the fact that there was a lot of racism years ago, and celebrate the improvements that have been made to medical care, medical privacy, and race relations since then? Not saying everything is perfect, just better. How about we temper praise for the author compiling primary source materials with the fact that it’s hard to find any scholarship on the subject not filtered by her findings and bias?
Speaking of medicine: Gin and Tonic and the British Empire.
Shhhhhhh: A judge has thrown out the right of the US to maintain an international no-fly list.
And Finally: a couple of nice videos to waste your time.