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A video, a complaint and a bit of sarcasm. Mike Dwyer considers just how stupid our foreign policy is today.
A Commercial Endorsement (not really, but sorta)
Vikram thinks you should stay away from snakes.
Linky Friday is back on Fridays! This week: Entertainment, Space, Housing, Transportation, America, and the World!
One of those weeks that makes you play the lottery.
The recent reporting on Ohio State University's definition of sexual assault is hard to believe. Literally. by Tod Kelly
If academic freedom is worth protecting for tenured professors, what about for the non-tenured majority now teaching in universities?
Can we all agree that this guy, and anybody who acts like this guy, should never have been in a situation where they had access to either a badge or a gun? Can we all agree that there must be something very, very wrong with our training and hiring of law enforcement officials when these…
Yes, the name of the Washington, DC football team should be retired. Dennis Sanders wonders if being right can be held in tension with being respectful.
A Fox News "debate" on profiling is a perfect illustration of why the tactic always starts off sounding reasonable -- and always ends up sounding like bigotry. by Tod Kelly
Zic prompts a post by Will Truman on the unavailability of one of his daughter's favorite books.
Dman breaks down a week in which everyone's team (everyone but Jesse's) seems to have broken down.
A Poem and a Question
On debut albums, sophomore efforts, and Alt-J's new album.
Do the organizations we are affiliated with have a right to punish us for things we do on the 'outside'? Mike Dwyer thinks about the dynamics of group affiliations.
In which Russell wearily defends Rob Schneider's right to say stupid things and still remain a working actor.
I often get the sense that Tennessee, Texas, and Florida are locked in a never-ending war to decide which of the three is the craziest state in the union. Granted, Florida wins most of the battles, but Tennessee and Texas get in a lot of really good shots. I think Tennessee may have just landed a doozy, though.
A strange end to a strange campaign.
Does the New York Democratic Primary say anything about the future of the Democratic Party?