Month: November 2014

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Wussy Goes Big Time

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On November 30, 2014
It’s a bit hard to believe that Wussy was featured on CBS. But so they were, including an interview about how an acclaimed rock band can be acclaimed but make absolutely no money, meaning everyone has to work day jobs. Here’s the interview: And here’s one of the songs they performed on CBS: Go buy […]

Ozone

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On November 30, 2014

The EPA’s next step: The Obama administration is expected to release on Wednesday a contentious and long-delayed environmental regulation to curb emissions of ozone, a smog-causing pollutant lin

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Small Business Saturday!

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In Robert Farley
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On November 29, 2014
Hey, we’re a small business!  The easiest way to support us is either through the Donate button (although you guys have already been extravagantly generous this year, so no worries), or through buying our books on the far right sidebar.  Every purchase through Amazon (admittedly a giant, evil corporation) sends a little bit extra to […]

Sand Creek

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On November 29, 2014

On November 29, 1864, the Sand Creek Massacre took place, one of if not the worst and most disturbing massacre of Native Americans in the history of the United States. The Colorado militia, under the

“Rice did not lie”

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On November 28, 2014
As appalling as Ray Rice’s underlying behavior was, this is clearly the correct decision.  Yes, if the NFL had a competently designed system of punishment, knocking a woman unconscious would not merit a significantly lower suspension than using recreational drugs.  Nonetheless, the NFL did not have such a system when Rice committed the offense (and, […]

Death to America

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On November 28, 2014

I wonder if Iran is accepting American entries to its Death to America festival: As part of the campaign, Ouj also launched the “Death to America Grand Award” festival, sponsored by themselves and

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