“I think it’s worth noting that Republicans seem to be talking only about me. I don’t know what they’d talk about if I weren’t in the race.” — Hillary Clinton, quoted by Politico.
The safety of women can not be disentangled from conversations of race. Attempts to do so only leave those vulnerable at risk of greater harm. Reader note: this article discusses sexual violence and may be distressing.
Must- and Should-Reads: Max Roser: [Income inequality: poverty falling faster than ever but the 1% are racing ahead](http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2015/mar/27/income-inequality-rising-falling-worlds-richest-poorest?CMP=share_btn_tw) >Roger Farmer: ["Free trade in the financial markets does not lead to Pareto efficient outcomes. Show More Summary
News, notes, and miscellaneous items from the 119th edition of the race.
The Washington Post couldn’t just note on the front page Saturday that Hillary Clinton would make her presidential campaign official on Sunday. No, the headline was “Clinton to enter race with savvy understatement.” Obama campaign manager David Axelrod approved: “Humility is the order of the day,” he said. Show More Summary
Battle for 'future of Chicago' decided in mayoral runoff Tuesday(Note: See Video For Commentary About The Black Voter") ANALYSIS: Why do people perpetually SELL YOU THE FUTURE, yet have no fear that people who listened to these sameShow More Summary
Here's a crash course on the Republican senator who announced he's entering the presidential race. Rand Paul is set to officially announce his presidential campaign in Louisville, Kentucky, Tuesday morning. [Editor's note: Paul just announced via his website]. Show More Summary
Three Friends, Good Grades, 6 hours, and The Little Bike That Could! Editors Note: We recently got an inquisition inquiring from three young men about racing our 2015 KTM 200 XC-W long haul machine at the John Burr Six Hours of Glen Helen. After careful thought we decided we would let the young men […]
The way things looked after the first two races, Jeff Gordon’s 2015 season hopes—let alone any hope of retiring on top with a fifth career Sprint Cup championship—looked pretty bleak. After finishing 33rd at Daytona (caught up in a last...Show More Summary
At the start of the RAC Tourist Trophy race, drivers run to the cars in a Le Man start. Image: Phipps/Sutton Images/Corbis Editor's note: The final image in this post is graphic in nature. Goodwood motor racing circuit, near Chichester,...Show More Summary
A Note from Fatty: The 2015 Fat Cyclist Gear Pre-Order is in full swing! Read here for details about the gear, and order here. Oh, and allow me to drop a nice fat little hint. There’s going to be a contest with a seriously cool prize very soon — and your Fat Cyclist gear purchase is [...]
Author paints the First Lady as the President's rock, notes the impact her background would have on her future as the nation's first black First Lady
Dongfeng Race Team, one of six 65-foot racing yachts participating in the Volvo Ocean Race was dismasted early on Monday, March 30th. Race officials note that nobody has been injured [...] The post Dongfeng Race Team Dismasted in the Southern Ocean appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 6, Episode 16 of CBS's The Good Wife, titled "Red Meat." We have a winner! Alicia wins the race for state's attorney but is losing everywhere else. She tries to reach out to Prady, but...Show More Summary
A Note from Fatty: Before reading this part of my race report, be sure to check out the previous installments: Prologue, Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Today you should note that I will be including some foul language. Or at least, I will be discussing the fact that I used foul language, for comedic [...]
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak isn’t feeling optimistic about the future of the human race, noting in a recent interview that computers will present a serious threat in the future, Venture Beat reports. Wozniak’s comments came during an interview with The...
A Note from Fatty: If you’re catching up with this story, you should read the prologue first, then part 1, then this. Otherwise, you’re going to miss out on…well, not much, really. But still: please read them. Or I’ll be all sullen for the rest of the day. Things have changed. As a darned-near-49-year-old-man, it’s rare that [...]
The race to the White House is getting more crowded by the day. When Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) launched his campaign yesterday, Business Insider and other news outlets noted he was the first top tier candidate to begin an official bid....Show More Summary
Harry Enten notes that what’s important right now in the GOP presidential race “isn’t where you stand in the polls; it’s where you stand with donors and activists. While Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee and Scott Walker haven’t filed with the [...]
A Note from Fatty: The prologue to this story is here. The good thing about getting to the starting line of a race with no time to spare is that you also have very little time to fret. So with the ninety-or-so seconds I had before the race began, I did a very abbreviated version of [...]