From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: The Vultures Gather to Feast " Donald Trump and Mitt Romney had dinner together at an expensive restaurant in New York City called Jean-Georges. The two billionaires dined on fancy French cuisine and then talked about how out of touch Washington is. Show More Summary
Rose Guidel was in trouble. It was 2009 and the United States was in the grips of the Great Recession. Her brother, who had helped pay the mortgage on her modest home outside of Los Angeles, had been murdered, so she contacted her bank to say her payment would be late. Show More Summary
The Wisconsin State Journal reports: Donald Trump supporters are asking a federal judge to stop Wisconsin’s presidential election recount, which got underway Thursday. Great America PAC and Stop Hillary PAC, political committees supporting...Show More Summary
Mice, roaches, and flies have a regrettably great attendance record at some of the city's dirtiest public school cafeterias, according to a new report conducted by the State Senate and public school advocates. [ more › ]
By JONATHON HALVORSON We will soon have a Vice President and a head of CMS who hail from the great state of Indiana, and are proud of what they’ve done with Medicaid there through the Healthy Indiana Plan. Seema Verma, the proposed CMS Administrator, is credited with being the architect of Healthy Indiana, and Mike Pence,
What we thought before the season may not be true. Golden State and Cleveland are great, but they’re beatable, too. The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers may still meet in the NBA Finals this year. It has happened two straight seasons, and odds are it will happen a third. Show More Summary
Engineering Teams, State Machines, Social Media, and Security Feudalism Building and Motivating Engineering Teams (Camille Fournier) -- My experience has been that most great engineers want to work somewhere that inspires them to achieve. Show More Summary
The Rockets are up at halftime against the Warriors thanks to some strong shooting and rebounding, but Kevin Durant has been fantastic for Golden State. This sequence here was particularly great. First, he easily swatted Clint Capela, a center, then ran down the floor and made this silly pass to Draymond Green for a… Read more...
This post is by my colleague, Sodoma Law attorney John C. Woodman. Following the Presidential election, there has been much discussion of what President-Elect Trump will do regarding his considerable business interests. He has stated that he will place three of his adult children in charge of his business empire - not an easy task. Show More Summary
The Florida Satanist who got a 50-foot “Festivus” pole made of Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer cans erected on the grounds of Florida’s state capitol building is back with a special new Trump-era holiday display. According to Hemant Mehta at The Friendly Atheist, free-speech advocate and...
In a political coup, President-elect Donald Trump says that his transition team has struck a deal with Carrier’s Indianapolis plant to keep 1,000 jobs in the state. Big day on Thursday for Indiana and the great workers of that wonderful state.We will keep our companies and jobs in the U.S. Thanks...
State legislators might have a pay raise on the table, provided that they also pass some other legislation that Governor Cuomo is asking them to pass, including a series of ethics reforms. Or, depending on who you believe, that's not the case at all and Albany legislators would never dream of such a pay-for-play scenario. [ more › ]
I made these fingerless gloves so that I could look like a great fan of The Ohio State University. Since my Charlie is a Buckeye, I thought I needed a little school spirit, also! (Thanks for the emails. He is fine. Praying for all of those involved.) You can change the colors to color you prefer. Show More Summary
1916 Baby Inter-State. Photos by Walt Kuhn, LAT Photo USA, courtesy of IMS Museum. The great Hoosier state of Indiana was admitted to the Union on December 16, 1816, and thus marks its bicentennial beginning next month. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is doing its part by presenting a special exhibition beginning next week on […]
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… A Word, Please? 2016's words of the year are looking like a depressing bunch. First we got this from Oxford: x Post-truth is the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016. Find out more: https://t.co/jxETqZMxsu...Show More Summary
Are you an authoritarian state struggling to control the internet within your borders? Well, just ask the master for help. [ more › ]
Kudos to Donald Trump on the PR win of his deal to keep somewhat less than half the jobs Carrier had planned to move to Mexico in the United States. The headlines are great for him, few people will ever know much more than the initial headlines, and … hey, around 1,000 jobs saved is around 1,000 jobs saved. Show More Summary
At the risk of stating the obvious: Westworld, heading into its first season finale this week, is building up to something. The show is full of great pulpy thrills—finally, Old West shoot-outs and evil robots can coexist on the same show!—but it pulls its viewers along not through shock but its deceptively propulsive story. Show More Summary
Technically Incorrect: During a concert in London, the great singer laments the state of social media.
Legislators in Alaska, Missouri, and North Carolina have made abortion rights more theoretical than real. We’re pushing back. A great deal of nation attention recently has been drawn to abortion rights—and justifiably so. The president-elect has vowed to nominate justices committed to overturning Roe v. Show More Summary