A Note from Fatty: Today’s post includes about an hour of video, which should give you plenty to digest over the long Labor Day weekend. After this post, we’ll resume The Hammer’s story on Tuesday. Wednesday morning was bright and sunny-not a cloud in the sky. The weather reflected my mood…which was fantastic! Why? That was the day [...]
Editor's Note: Quotes contain explicit language Just back from his summer hiatus on Aug. 26, Jon Stewart had a lot of hate to unload on Fox News, and a lot of sanctimonious posturing on race. After lamenting the death of the 18-year-old...Show More Summary
By Tom Lydon: By Todd Shriber & Tom Lydon U.S. stocks continue racing to new all-time highs, but some market observers note that the current U.S. bull market, one that has lasted longer than many of its predecessors, has made U.S. equities pricey. Show More Summary
A Note from Fatty: By now it should be pretty obvious that The Hammer and I are both pretty big fans of The Queen of Pain. As such, we are going to be heading out to the second annual Rebecca’s Private Idaho this weekend to hang out and ride with her. If you can make it [...]
Note to self: Never play Ben Short in Mario Kart.
1800JESUS69’s note sent redditors pulses and fingers racing to figure out why they’d been spammed.
A Note from Fatty: I expect that training and racing with a pro is something most cyclists think about at some point: what do they know the rest of us don’t? How do they prepare for a race? And most importantly: what’s it like to actually race with a pro? Lisa — aka The Hammer — got [...]
Race is one reason for constant police hassle in towns like Ferguson. Revenue is another. In a Cato post yesterday, I note that court fees are the second biggest source of revenue for the small city, and that the Ferguson municipal court last year issued three arrest warrants and presided over 1.5 cases per household. Show More Summary
Guest Post by Mara Zebest A Rush Limbaugh caller notes that the media refuses to introduce RACE when reporting a Salt Lake City incident involving a black cop shooting a white man. No MEDIA OUTRAGE. No Riots. No Looting. No Spike Lee to be found calling cops … Continue reading ?
Here's a somewhat racial angle to the Ferguson, Mo., saga that you probably won't see MSNBC pick up on. The Daily Beast's Tim Mak today reported on "Ferguson's Other Race Problem: Riots Damaged Asian-Owned Stores." "Asian-Americans own...Show More Summary
A note from Fatty: The Hammer and I are PlentyPlus™ excited to be coming to Rebecca’s Private Idaho this Labor Day weekend (the ride is 8/31) — a 90-mile (with a shorter 56-mile option) dirt road ride in the mountains outside Ketchum Idaho, hosted by The Queen of Pain herself. The atmosphere is friendly and low-key, [...]
On Friday, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin endorsed Joe Miller for Alaska's GOP Senate nomination before Tuesday's primary. As Breitbart News has noted, Miller is in a tightening three-way race with "former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan, who is supported by Karl Rove and other pro-amnesty Republicans, and Lt. Show More Summary
AMD and Intel have been in a race to stuff their highest-end processors with as many cores as possible, and it appears that this that one-upmanship isn't about to end any time soon -- much to your advantage. As Macworld UK notes, Intel is close to...
Former American Idol finalist Josh Gracin? had both his Tennessee neighbors and police racing to his door after penning an apparent suicide note this week. The Season 2 contender and former U.S. Marine, who lives with his wife and four...Show More Summary
'American Idol' Season 2 finalist Josh Gracin? had neighbors and police racing to his door... after posting what looked like a suicide note in the wake of marital problems.We're told cops responded to the former Marine's home in Spr...
Over at [Equitable Growth](http://EquitableGrowth.org)--[The Equitablog](http://equitablegrowth.org/blog) Afternoon Must-Read: Jerry Coyne: Criticizing Nicholas Wade’s Book on Race | Washington Center for Equitable Growth Morning Must-Read:...Show More Summary
Unions vary political strategies in places where they are at odds with Dem governors, notes @eia's Antonucci ow.ly/A7Xex Fordham's @MichaelPetrilli interviews @elizwgreenabout her book-length followup to her 2010 NYT article ow.ly/A7bVn...Show More Summary
The Daily Beast's Cheat Sheet digest this afternoon noted how Sen. John Walsh (D-Montana) is dropping his election bid thanks to a plagiarism scandal. Walsh was appointed in February to fill the seat vacated by Max Baucus (D) and faced...Show More Summary
From Fox Business—the hinterlands of Roger Ailes' empire—the largely forgotten pundit chides the president on race
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Note: Scroll down to the "Grab Bag" section to see our complete recap of Tuesday night's primaries. Leading Off: • KS-Gov: It's been clear for a while that GOP Gov. Show More Summary