Daily Archive: November 20, 2013


I’m a Monster

Not only do I not think Walmart is the source of all evils in the world, but I actually have gotten over my elitist sense of the place and now consider myself a customer....


Unpaid Leadtime

Some Amazon employees are suing over unpaid security searches: A Pennsylvania man who works for Internet retail giant Amazon says the company is taking advantage of workers by putting them through daily security checks...


Another Tiny Glimpse into Our Crazy War on Drugs

Representative Trey Radel (R-FL) pleaded guilty this morning to cocaine possession. As Radel recently voted to drug test all food stamp recipients, the temptation is strong simply to smile and declare that it couldn’t...


Gudea, Simple Governor of Lagaš

“Changing the words of Naram-Sin, the living god, is treason, because he is the king. But changing the words of Gudea, simple governor of Lagaš, is unjust, because he made things work right.” —...


Gli Anni Settanta Sono Ora!

Put on your bell bottoms, your platform shoes, your leisure suits, and your high hair, ’cause the 70s are here.