When you don’t control the beast, the beast controls you.
I want to talk about signalling because I want you to think I am intelligent and well-informed.
When a Supreme Court Justice calls an entire city a “delicate subject,” there’s pretty much only one city he could be talking about. Burt Likko breaks down today’s division-of-powers decision.
Yet another Ordinary Times post addressing the tu quoque fallacy, or as I call it, the tu-quoque-fallacy fallacy.
This week: Law, Outrage, Progress, Politics, Cities, and Society.
If an employer sees that a job applicant seems to have some sort of religious need for accommodation contrary to the employer’s policies, isn’t the safer thing for the interviewer to do to avoid dealing with the applicant’s religion at all? Antonin Scalia answers that question and Burt Likko breaks down today’s moderately surprising 8-1 decision.
It’s not an easy question to answer.
This week! Labor, Education, Resource, Politics, and the United States!
…Although what they actually did say is really weird.
Three former Los Angeles teams are looking at moving back to Los Angeles, and they’re trying to make PAT’s more boring. I approve of neither of these developments.
Goodwill is not a place for poor people to shop. It’s a jobs program.
In a sense, it is the perfect speculative fiction novel, even as it pays unspoken homage to a similarly-themed book by very different authors from thirty-eight years ago.
What are the pros and cons of Warren Buffett’s proposal to increase the earned income tax credit rather than increase the federal minimum wage?
This Week: Politics, Healthcare, Society, Puerto Rico, and China!
With a Food Babe bonus!
Having a daughter means dissecting children’s story.
This week: Crime, Dummies Media, Politics, America, and Europe!
Outrage drives media sales, after all, nearly as well as does fear and possibly better than does envy. … Fortunately, the law offers a reasonable response to that which is seemingly so outrageous.
It’s that time of year again.
Some people are not happy with the UK election results.
So the Republicans were all like “Let’s give Obama more Power!” and the Democrats were like “I don’t know… could give Vietnamese jobs and America first!” and the President was all like “Liberals suck!”
It’s not just that the Conservatives won the election. They appear to have won over the electorate. Did First Past The Post work with the multiparty electorate? These and other observations of the UK election.
Some light Sunday speculation
Prudie might be a little too critical of a guy who made an ill-conceived comment.
This week: Culture, Evolution, Business, Crime, America, and the World!
Short sellers helped focus attention on the practices of Lumber Liquidators.
The fight in the ring in Las Vegas last weekend was not nearly as tedious as the ones coming up in the courtroom are going to be.
This could be an awesome series of posts.
I found some great children’s videos for Lain. Recommended for anyone with small kids, though only if you have a high tolerance for song-stickage in the brain.
Canada’s most conservative province just elected its most liberal major party into power.
The next Apple vs. Samsung lawsuit
It’s hard to guess what offenses the public will forgive and which they will remember.
Who should you be supporting in the upcoming UK elections? Take a quiz to find out. Also, lots of links providing background on the challenges that the United Kingdom is facing.
This week: Great Britain, America, Law, University, Health, Progress, and Culture!
Two startup founders reveal their true selves while eviscerating an employee in a blog post.
A little while back on Hit Coffee I had a flashback post to old promos for fall seasons of ABC and Fox. Here’s one for just about every network: