I’m not a lawyer, but the gist of the various lawyers I have heard blog on this is that the Roberts view describing this as a tax is not a particularly compelling argument. Many individuals seem to feel that Roberts has caught on to the consensus view that the Citizens United ruling was the worst… Continue reading The Supreme Court Decision
Something that bothers me about the current sociopolitical situation: It would be so much easier if right wing loons were simply bad people. Unfortunately, that is usually not the case. Most of these people (at least the ones I know) are sane and decent human beings. They do, however, fall far too easily for the… Continue reading Bad People
I have been hearing about this for some time, but only as a mention or headline. I knew it had something to do with guns somehow ending up in Mexico. Today I saw the Rachel Maddow explanation. Amazing. I really have difficulty believing that a literally raving lunatic was responsible for the most unintelligible crackpot… Continue reading So What the Hell was “Fast and Furious?”
I have a ten-year old in my household. As such, I recently got Cars 2 on Netflix. I have found that that particular movie does not play on an ordinary Blu-Ray player. Assuming the issue was a firmware upgrade, I consulted Google. A few hours later, I opened up Talking Points Memo. This is what… Continue reading On Google
How is it that in movies, the combination of these characteristics: obnoxious vapid inconsiderate unreliable irresponsible can merge together as “quirky” and be considered attractive?