The upside and downside of incorporating robots. You’ve heard about e-trading, or high-frequency trading — the use of algorithms to react instantly and reflexively to the market. And you may have heard […]
From a New York Times story this week: Americans of both parties fundamentally reject the regime of untrammeled money in elections made possible by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling and other […]
As reported from the actual left Democrats Embrace Citizens United in Defense of Clinton Hill just loves her some big money in politics. And the party machinery that spent years on end […]
Sadly, nobody really. Surprising no one, I’m sure, it can be terribly difficult to find tales of people who actually get the full spectrum what’s coming to them. That’s the degree of […]
IRS/Tea Party controversy: progressive groups “targeted,” too, and corporate media once again refuses to tell Americans the whole truth
Late Saturday we posted a Scrogues Converse Roundtable looking at the IRS/Tea Party controversy. The debate got started when our colleague Dr. Sid Bonesparkle suggested that perhaps the IRS wasn’t out of […]
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's SuperPac Man! (Eating large democracies in a single contribution…)
by Paul Szep
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
I’ve been listening to news about Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT) ever since a federal judge in California overturned it and subsequently had her ruling stayed by the 9th Circuit Court of […]
“Working for a major studio can be like trying to have sex with a porcupine. It’s one prick against thousands.” Who said it?
“When all you are becomes defined as the amount of information traceable to you, what are we then? What have we become, in a world where there is no separation, no door, […]