Now that the FBI has its gumshoes working on cleaning up college athletics, perhaps it could focus on examining corruption elsewhere — perhaps in the American Congress, as my S&R college Sam […]
Before you put it to work for you, don’t forget to incorporate your robot!
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 […]
A poll says we’re fed up with big money in politics, but will it end?
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 […]
Democrats embrace Citizens United in defense of Clinton
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 […]
It’s SchadenFriday! Who really got theirs this week?
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
Nota Bene #119: Think! It Ain't Illegal Yet
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
Some thoughts on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell
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 […]
Nota Bene #106: [no title due to budget cuts]
“Working for a major studio can be like trying to have sex with a porcupine. It’s one prick against thousands.” Who said it?