I’m recovering from some sort of virus. As I lay down to take a nap on Monday I felt perfectly fine, when I got up from the nap I felt poorly. I worked a half day on Tuesday, then went …
Eric Holder, Wall Street Double Agent, Comes in From the Cold
Barack Obama’s former top cop cashes in after six years of letting banks run wild
Funny, you don’t hear any libertarians or Tea Partiers carping about this, just …
Jailed for Being Broke
A broken bail system makes poor defendants collateral damage in modern policing strategies
More proof of the great country we all live in. Matt, once again, has an excellent article that should be required reading …
Women trained to resist sexual assault far less likely to be raped: study
My jaw fell open when I read this:
One year later, those who took the EAAA had experienced 46 per cent fewer completed rapes (5.2 per
Major Questions Remain Unanswered in Boston Killing of Alleged ISIS Beheading Plotter
I have been on the verge of commenting on this several times. It is interesting to me that the only place I am seeing this sort of …
Two interesting articles by Matt Taibbi that explain in detail why inner city people, particularly blacks, but I am sure also Latinos and likely even whites who live in those neighborhoods, are so damn angry with the cops. The first:…
How to demolish the oligarchy in 3 easy steps
American democracy has been tainted by lobbying and corporate interests. How do we fix it? Blow it all up
This is a nice clean summary of some of the pivotal …
Are Submarines About to Become Obsolete?
I got to admit I was skeptical when I first read the title. People have been trying for decades to find a way to easily locate submarines with little to show for it, …
Will HSBC Deal Come Back to Haunt Loretta Lynch?
Deal to save HSBC’s American office looks very bad in retrospect
Got to be read to be believed, but the gist of the matter is the ‘punishment’ that our so-called …
The World’s Email Encryption Software Relies on One Guy, Who is Going Broke
Werner Koch’s code powers the email encryption programs around the world. If only somebody would pay him for the work.
Also interesting comments here.