Government votes to keep on governmenting, twitter makes many jokes.
- I read Oliver Sacks’ Seeing Voices, and then rambled about college, privilege, and how bad-ass sign language turns out to be.
- More pessimistic shit I wrote for Antiwar.com.
- Props to Matt Welch for referencing Antiwar.com in his intro, and for paying the needed attention to all that war stuff. But every single answer except Sheldon Richman’s is unsatisfying. And the less said about Fernando R. Tesón the better. Basically, they’re still debating war in the pages of Reason. Are they doing that for the war on drugs?
- Police Unions continue to work hard on that good PR.
- “I know becoming a police officer might seem like an unusual choice for someone like me. But I was always someone who joined groups and was involved in group situations.”
- Today in no boundaries between media and government.
- This Cracked list/interview with the only American in Rwanda during the genocide is amazing. The idea that fake IDs could have saved people, but the international community didn’t bother is an even more tragic mirror of Raoul Wallenberg’s Hungarian Jew-saving shenanigans.
- You go, Anderson Cooper’s ancestor’s slave.
- This is so good, I might buy it with real money.
- “You do not resemble your Dead Mother in the slightest, except for your eyes. Your damned, cursed, pale eyes.”
- Be cool about fiiiiiire safety.
- There are about five songs on here I’ll listen to, about 34 that I know are pop country garbage just based on video stills, and then there’s the best Shovels and Rope song from their recent album. What am I to do with you, Spin?
Oh, and here’s that very song.
That song and Cary Ann Hearst’s bitchin’ shirt.