For some reason it’s OK to slap a bumper sticker on your car that identifies you as a “Proud parent of a US soldier,” but it’s not OK to be proud if your child is a teacher, a government bureaucrat, or a sanitation worker.
Independence Day, a baseball game, and fireworks in the age of Donald Trump
Donald, Independence Day, a baseball game, and fireworks proved to be a recipe for cognitive dissonance.
Welcome to March, the first day of which is the moment the government set to make itself look incompetent if it couldn’t manage to “fix” its finances. This is also called a […]
Nota Bene #121: Birds of an Ancient Feather
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
Cuban: "the most patriotic thing you can do"
Mark Cuban is rich. Really, really rich. And like a lot of rich people, he has an opinion on all this talk about government and taxes. A snip: I’m not against government […]
What happened to 'our country'?
No, not the country — we all know that we’ve been stumbling from one crisis to another. Instead, what happened to the “our” in “our country”? In other words (don’t worry: your […]
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?
Nota Bene #93: Linksgiving
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The pin question
by Djerrid On April 16, 2008 ABC hosted the 20th Democratic debate in Philadelphia where the infamous “pin question” came up. In an alternative reality, this was Obama’s response. _____________ NASH MCCABE […]
Quotabull: "We shouldn't have to give employers complete control over our private life so they can save a few dollars on medical care."
You get used to listening to that Alvin and the Chipmunks voice. â€” New York state Gov. David Paterson, who is legally blind, on the special tape recorder he uses to listen […]