I heard it through YallPolitics on Facebook, which pretty much would explain whose interest is served by advancing this. But, still, it really kinda almost sorta makes one want to go out and vote for the incumbent.
Although I’m pretty sure that if I go to my precinct and vote in a Republican [...]
In 1990, the United States Supreme Court decided Employment Division v. Smith. In that case, individuals were denied unemployment benefits because they were fired for eating peyote. In an opinion by conservative justice Antonin Scalia, the United States Supreme Court held: Of course you can deny unemployment benefits to people fired for eating peyote.
Charles Pierce pulls this quote from Errol Morris’s documentary about Rumsfeld:
ERROL MORRIS: What about all these so-called torture memos?
DONALD RUMSFELD: Well, there were what? One or two or three. I don’t know the number, but there were not all of these so-called memos. They were mischaracterized as torture memos, and they came [...]
Writes Andy Borowitz:
President Obama has sparked outrage in Congress and renewed calls for his impeachment by signing a daring Presidential memorandum that would pay workers enough to eat.
Kelly English, the chef-owner of Restaurant Iris and Second Line in Memphis was already one of my favorite regional chefs and someone I knew to be a great guy. I’ve had his food a number of times and always loved it. He’s got Oxford roots, too– went to Ole Miss and had his [...]
News reports about Christie’s childhood friend appointed to the Port Authority state:
A letter from David Wildstein’s attorney says “evidence exists as well tying Mr. Christie to having knowledge of the lane closures, during the period when the lanes were closed, contrary to what the Governor stated publicly in a two-hour press conference he [...]
The national media is getting all ready to get worked up with the idea that the primary race between Sen. Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel is going to be a real contest. Sam Hall on his Clarion Ledger blog noted a story in the National Journal yesterday. After noting that seven sitting Republicans have [...]
Gov. Bryant wrote Blue Cross Blue Shield and said he was going to issue an executive order mandating they allow the hospitals they’d struck from their system back in, under the prior contract, until a deal was struck.
Blue Cross Blue Shield responded with a federal court civil rights action.
Kingfish has the documents [...]
Some anecdotal evidence that yes, they are tracking internet searches, from the blog of freelance writer Michelle Cantalano.
In a small family, the wife, contemplating a speedier way of cooking lentils, does some internet searches about pressure cookers. Meanwhile, the husband does some shopping for back packs. And, reading up on the news, their teenage [...]