“Thank god it’s over. Thank god it’s over. Thank god it’s over now.” -Jim’s Big Ego
Monthly Archive: December 2016
Seattle voters will receive “democracy vouchers” for the first time next week. The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission plans to mail the taxpayer-funded campaign-contribution vouchers on Tuesday to every registered voter in the city....
This Week: Gender, Relationships, Nicotine, Money, Planet, and Space!
For auld lang syne, my jo,
for auld lang syne,
we’ll tak’ a cup o’ kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.
In 2009 there was this violent event in my life (knives! Cops! Oh my!) that left me with some PTSD bullshit and triggered a mental health crisis. I spent months playing it down and...
Acadiana has a better flag than Louisiana does. (So does New Orleans.)
Don’t Ride with Putin.
Carrie Fisher was so much more than Princess Leia.
You gotta get from Point A to Point B.
Quartz: List of the best things that happened in 2016, from Ebola being eradicated in West Africa to saving the mantees
15. Malawi achieved a 67% reduction in the number of children acquiring HIV, the biggest success story across all sub-Saharan nations. Since 2006, they’ve saved 260,000 lives. Al Jazeera 16. Child mortality rates came...
You gotta live somewhere.
We can probably normalize this.
A cop does a bang-up job and Kazzy applauds. But how do others feel?
The Story of Same Auld Lang Syne, and more…
The Independent: Christmas service accidentally prints words to Tupac’s ‘Hail Mary’ instead of carol
The mix-up occurred at the 2016 Catholic Joy to the World Festival at the city’s Nelum Pokuna Theatre during one of Sri Lanka’s largest Christmas celebrations earlier this month. Instead of finding the words...
On two things:
1. Picking your seats when you buy your tickets
But clearly, many Texans weren’t happy with their choices. Hundreds of urban voters wrote in some version of “no confidence,” “anyone else,” “none of the above,” “none” and the like. More than a dozen...
Trump’s victory in the Electoral College was not a repeat of Jackson’s 1828 popular landslide. It was a repeat of 1824, a transitional year when the president was determined by the mechanics of the Constitution.
The Attempt To Review The Latest Doom Video Game. (Currently on sale on Steam for just under $20.)