The estimable Dahlia Lithwick, on “How America Has Become a ‘Stand Your Ground’ Nation”: … [I]t’s not unreasonable to argue that, in America, you can be shot and killed, without consequences for the shooter, for playing loud music, wearing a hoodie, or shopping at a Walmart. The question is whether the wave of “stand your […]
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According to NYMag: Hipster Beard Transplants Are at Least Kind of a Thing… DNAinfo reports that facial hair transplants are hot right now among young, stylish men, who pay up to $7,000 to enhance their visible manhood. “Whether you are talking about the Brooklyn hipster or the advertising executive, the look is definitely to have […]
I bet the NFL is just overjoyed about the prospect of being pulled smack into the middle of a raging culture war. http://t.co/QpGLA9JGPA — billmon (@billmon1) February 25, 2014 … especially when “everything” is spelled D-O-L-L-A-R-S. What’s on the agenda for the evening that doesn’t suck?
It's almost like currencies should be issued by governments and flow through regulated banks and exchanges. http://t.co/GvhuZ5zdJf — Josh Barro (@jbarro) February 25, 2014 … On Monday night, a number of leading Bitcoin companies jointly announced that Mt. Gox, the largest exchange for most of Bitcoin’s existence, was planning to file for bankruptcy after months […]
Andrew Ross Sorkin seems a lot more indignant about @GSEElevator guy than the obnoxious shit he reported (naturally). http://t.co/Ep0EtNao47 — billmon (@billmon1) February 25, 2014 If there is a more perfect example of the courtier-journalist than A.R. Sorkin in NYC, I'm not aware of it. The David Gregory of Wall Street — billmon (@billmon1) February […]