I may still be an anxious worrywart, but my neck has never been warmer.
Linky Friday, Ordinary Times’ weekly tradition of links to stories from around the world and across the web. This week, a focus on mental health to read, share, and discuss.
Sometimes you’re happy to lose an argument.
Time to think about getting the presents you didn’t get from Amazon.
The law is such a miraculous thing: all at once so malleable and so rigid. Prosecutors were willing to engineer sweetheart deals for rapists like Schneider and Anderson, and yet prosecutors were unwilling to acknowledge Brown’s humanity despite her being an abused 16-year-old girl being sold for sex.
A story as old as time.
Your Ordinary World for 13 Dec 2018 with links to stories from around the world and across the web to read, share, and discsuss.
This week’s roundup of the best and most interesting law and legal related links from around the web, including SCOTUS updates, falsely branded potato chips, love triangles that become international treaty violations, and more.
It isn’t what it looks like!
I did it like this,
I did it like that.
I did it with a soggy three-dollar Santa hat.
Six of the nine justices voted to deny certiorari in Gee vs. Planned Parenthood of Gulf Coast, Inc. and Andersen v. Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri. But while these cases do contain the trigger words “Planned Parenthood”, the denial of cert does not reflect the temperature of the Court on the issue of abortion.
Oil, renewables, and Earth in your Morning Ed: Energy links
The story of a daring suitor.
Those songs that we LOVE that never got serious radio play or have fallen by the wayside.
Ordinary World: Education with stories and links on learning, education, teaching, tutoring, and much more from Scott Davies and Ordinary Times.
On the other hand, he broke the curve.
Once again, it’s that time of year!
Ordinary Sunday Brunch with Sunday Morning cultural links to stories about music, art, history, and food to read, share, and discuss.
On the joys of finding Waldo.
All you need is cooked poultry. I don’t care where you get it.
If you like things a bit off the beaten path, check these movies out too.
“That was some party last night!”
Remember when you heard about a videogame and then got so excited that you drove everybody else nuts?
Prepare to do that again.
Police officers are already broadly protected from the consequences of snap decisions to shoot; what about those who choose not to kill?
Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ end-of-week tradition of bringing you stories and links from across the web and around the world. This week, remembering Pearl Harbor, 77 years later.
The story of a holdup
The End Of The Year Has Begun
The Hoover Police Department has been caught lying about Emantic Bradford Jr. on at least two separate occasions since having killed him. On Monday, it became clear that the HPD’s version of events remained seriously and intentionally wrong.
The Coen Brothers ride again!
I’m against Medicare for All but I understand that many people are for it. There are various arguments in favor. But paying for it will not be easy. And supporters had best stop trying to pretend that it is.
Does men’s dominance of Scrabble prove there’s no sexism in science? Eh, not quite.
Ahhh, what the internet has saved us all from.
“Cross-section of America” is a phrase that gets overused. In the lines snaking their way through the Capitol and around a rotunda occupied by the 41st president lying in state, it was made manifest. A living, breathing example of E Pluribus Unum, queued up in neat rows waiting to pass by the honored George HW Bush.
Your lack of service does not make you a lesser citizen or unworthy of respect. Your success is not tainted by what you think is a catastrophic failure.
Your weekly round-up of law and legal related links from around the web. This week: lawyer/dad jokes, genetic predisposition as defense of violent crime, SCOTUS updates and more.