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Today, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo received a military procession and funeral in Hamilton, Ontario. Rufus offers his firsthand impressions from the crowd.
Personal freedoms matter, but so do the rules we agree to by association. The curious case of a college football player and a porn star. by Mike Dwyer
Vikram believes the lowering of down payment requirements suggests the Administration lacks the will to be a consistent regulator.
The New York Times has a new report: the Affordable Care Act seems to be making steady progress against the problem of uninsured Americans. This is despite Republican obstructionism of Medicaid expansion. by Christopher Carr
Saul DeGraw pushes back against Tod Kelly and Greg Orman.
Earlier this morning, the State of New Jersey agreed to release nurse Kaci Hickox from forced custody and allowed her to return to her home to serve out the remainder of her government-madated ebola quarantine. Hickox’s demand to be released was just the latest sub-chapter in what has been a barrage of news media coverage over the the…
Yet what will Fox News say?
Where consumers see confusion and inconvenience, rental car companies and governments see profit centers.
Sikh students in Washington are allowed to bring knives to school.
This is inspired by the Generation Exploiter Post by Rufus F. I think that the problems with determining whether an artist gets paid or not is that we are really debating what makes someone an artist vs being a hobbyist. Is an artist someone who makes art or does it require making a substantial amount…
It would be nice if "consent" truly reflected what people want. Unfortunately, there are a number of situations involving both men and women in which it is manufactured.
100 Bullets asks if we're willing to push the red button. Also, Person of Interest brings back the opening to The A-Team.
A thought experiment: could we say that this generation embraces the notion that culture workers should not be paid?
Okay... so now the pressure to switch to the next gen begins in earnest.
James Hanley argues that even suspected Nazis have constitutional rights.
Murali pushes back against the apparently complete obliviousness of the League to the way taboos pertaining to purity work.
Making cool stuff.
What does the perfect vacation look like and what does it take to get there? Mike Dwyer considers how best to use our time off.
This weekend, my marriage is old enough to drive.
Links! This week: Politics, Family, Reproduction, Healthcare, Energy, and Transportation. Plus, a short movie!