Monthly Archives: September 2011

Police Fraternity in Brutality

Saturday at the Occupy Wall Street protest, the NYPD officers were pulling cameramen unprovoked across the barricade, to beat them just to stop recording arrests. Then the commanding officer pepper sprays a bunch of girls just passively watching. See for … Continue reading

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But Is the Joke Replicable?

We don’t allow neutrinos in here, said the bartender. A faster-than-light neutrino walks into a bar. RBC Can’t wrap my head around how scientists track one neutrino across a continent. NYT  

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Health Care Reform Easily Fixed A Market Failure

Update: Should have titled this “Health Care Reform Easily Mitigated A Market Failure” Not every adult under 26 has employer-based health care and can afford their own plan. Before the health care reform bill, there were 10 million uninsured young … Continue reading

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So Many Disgusting People in One Place! Neocon’s are just circling to get their next champion of Israeli lebensraum. Zombie ideologies can’t die, they just decay further and become more disgusting.

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‘Military Considerations’ Have Nothing to Consider from the Worst Graph Ever

What? And also, what! According to this chart, presented by American Military University’s William Gawthrop, as presented at an FBI training, Christian nations are now completely non-violent, while, uh, Muslims are only slightly less violent now. Wow! And the taxpayer … Continue reading

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Every one can’t be right, but they can all be wrong. This is your quasi-thought of the day.

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Government Contractors May Be Costing the Government More Money

The POGO analysis found that private contractors working with the government make, on average, twice as much as a comparable private-sector worker. In any case, this is just one study, and POGO does include caveats about the difficulties of collecting good salary data. … Continue reading

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Eli Manning is Not An Elite Quarterback

Fandom is irrational but only when my team is losing. Continue reading

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Low Information Voters and Republican Support: This Isn’t Eisenhower’s Party Anymore

“Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes … Continue reading

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This Ain’t Your Parents Recovery

And it’s because this recession is different. This recession was not caused by inflation like the recession in the early 80s, and not part of the business cycle. For our purposes, we need to stop using Friedman’s logic and go … Continue reading

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