BUS YOUR OWN TRAY: 6 reasons it won't be all bad... →
spiegelman: 1. What we really wanted was a single-payer system, anyway. 2. Even if you preferred the mandate to single-payer, the bill that got passed was rushed and pretty sloppy because of it. 3. It makes it harder for Republicans to privatize social security. They won’t be able to force you to put money into a private savings account. It also makes it harder for Republicans to do crazy...
The Truth About the US Postal Service | Jim... →
I have always been TEAM USPS, but I learned some things about the debate from this Hightower piece and the accompanying Reddit discussion. Things like: USPS runs an operational surplus every year. USPS hasn’t been funded by taxpayers since 1971; it runs solely on revenue from stamps and stuff. A 2006 law—a bipartisan 2006 law—mandating that USPS pre-pay health benefits for...
[Iran is offensively launching Terrorism at the world and the U.S. must stop it]...– Glenn Greenwald | What NPR means by “reporting” - Salon.com And don’t even get me started on Marketplace.* *Fine, Marketplace gets credit for debunking the Apple | This American Life thing but otherwise, WORST, and also worst part of waking up in the AM.
Rooting for Coach Cal - The Triangle Blog -... →
…and now I care about college hoops all of a sudden thanks to Chris Ryan and Chris Ryan’s dad.
Organic matter depends upon the appropriation and consumption of other organic...– Milch (via seanfennessey) REAL HORSE TALK.
Tell that to a plant, how dangerous carbon dioxide is.– Rick Santorum urging voters in Mississippi to trust him and calling climate science bogus. (via officialssay) RELEVANT.
People Aren't Smart Enough for Democracy to... →
azspot: The democratic process relies on the assumption that citizens (the majority of them, at least) can recognize the best political candidate, or best policy idea, when they see it. But a growing body of research has revealed an unfortunate aspect of the human psyche that would seem to disprove this notion, and imply instead that democratic elections produce mediocre leadership and...
[L]et’s recap the state of mental health in establishment Democratic circles:...– Glenn Greenwald | Dennis Kucinich and “wackiness” - Salon.com
Jonathan Franzen: 'Twitter is the ultimate... →
In case you thought that maybe Franzen wasn’t unbearable anymore because Freedom was quite good: nope. Still the worst.
Few things are as dangerous to American liberty as the proposition that the...– ACLU Comment on Eric Holder Speech on Targeted Killing Program | American Civil Liberties Union
Ronda Rousey, you guys.
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