Found this at Slate, where the excuse was a search for the term’s origins. (Bonus for fellow sf fans: Sideline detour between military tours through the WorldCon!) But even his staunchest defenders would have to admit — Jake Tapper embraces the suck that is current DC politics with a fervor, nay, a glee, that separates […]
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On Tuesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a bill to ban mandatory pre-employment credit checks. Josh Eidelson, in Salon: … Warren’s bill, the Equal Employment for All Act, would make it illegal for employers (outside national security jobs) to require that job applicants disclose their credit history. Warren’s Senate bill is co-sponsored by six Senate Democrats, […]
(Mike Luckovich via GoComics.com) Per the Washington Post: A panel appointed by President Obama to review the government’s surveillance activities has recommended significant new limits on the nation’s intelligence apparatus that include ending the National Security Agency’s collection of virtually all Americans’ phone records. It urged that phone companies or a private third party maintain […]
Oh, my. RT @lambertslovelee: I guess this is why you don't put Christmas lights on a palm tree pic.twitter.com/lozOszYZT5 — Brad Friedman (@TheBradBlog) December 3, 2013 There were half a dozen commentors asking, as a response to my post on the Mitt documentary, “What was Netflix thinking?” Which reminded me that I hadn’t yet put […]
Via Dave Weigel, who says: Netflix just debuted the trailer for Mitt, its documentary about Willard M. Romney’s failed White House bid. And while it doesn’t contain any revelatory information about the Romney campaign, the trailer does show a side of the ever-composed candidate the electorate rarely saw in 2012. You can’t help feeling a […]