Monthly Archives: May 2013

Gas stations of the future.

Courtesy of CNN. This is not great for the environment and all, but you know what’s a touch more efficient than a chain of supercharging stations? High-speed fucking rail. There are three corridors right there that are perfect for it. The … Continue reading

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Training Day

From the Washington Post; An air of mystery has surrounded the FBI shooting of Ibragim Todashev, 27… The FBI said in a news release that day that Todashev…was killed during an interview with several law enforcement officers [because he attacked them … Continue reading

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Shorty can’t eat no books.

We know that kids from higher-income households do much better in school than poor kids. But that of course raises the question of why that is exactly or what one might do about it. For example, would cash transfers to … Continue reading

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Maybe I’m crazy, maybe you’re crazy, maybe we’re crazy

The above photo shows the entirety of President Obama’s latest War on Terror/drones/GTMO speech and a few of my notes. After reading it I thought, what if he hadn’t given that speech this past Thursday. Instead I want you to … Continue reading

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The stories we tell

I remember quite the fuss among dem-liberals during the last election about racist whistles, or was it the dogs? I forget. Anyway, Romney would mention welfare or how hard it was to find good day laborers to work his estates and MSNBC … Continue reading

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