by Tina Dupuy Have you heard we live in an oligarchy? Perhaps you’ve been told America is a plutocracy? Is that because of widespread demagogy? Circumlocution: a big word meaning using unnecessarily lofty words to… Read More
Stop laughing. This clever guy almost got away with it! USA Today reports. “How would a cabbie manage to cross the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge in New York City more than 3,000 times without paying… Read More
When OK Governor Fallin (R) signed a bill prohibiting local governments from boosting the minimum wage, it was a huge victory in ALEC’s fight against citizen rights. Who ever heard of state government expressly forbidding… Read More
Brazil’s preparations are positively Byzantine. Authorities say it is needed to protect the venues, players and guests. Campaigners say otherwise in this Guardian report. “Human rights campaigners have sounded the alarm about proposed Brazilian anti-terrorism… Read More
Slate discusses BA’s attempt to create a real-life Mr. Fusion from the films to power jet engines and reduce fuel costs. “The airline’s new project, know as GreenSky, will convert garbage and waste into jet… Read More
Not for the faint of heart but a damned good explanation…
The Independent had a chuckle as will you. Is there nothing corporations will stop at? “A ‘natural’ energy drink has been banned in Australia after it was found to contain a prescription only erectile dysfunction… Read More
They were long overdue at Gillette for something new but New York Magazine’s Kevin Roose explains why this innovation isn’t and why this is destroying American innovation. “…Procter & Gamble – a company whose scientists… Read More
Great analogy and fabulous looking pie… will have to try this restaurant next time in DC, but my rage needs to subside first!
$900K in benefits per store from the Federal Government? That is just sick.