Monthly Archive: May 2018

wine

National Wine Day 2018

Alright all you oenophiles, your day has come. Not that the vino enthusiast have been saving themselves, but National Wine Day is upon. Which means any who enjoys a taste of vino also has an opinion to share on the subject.

Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein Turns Himself In

Harvey Weinstein, once the most powerful of Hollywood moguls, is under arrest in New York City. The producer, whose alleged sexual abuse of women became a catalyst for the #metoo movement, turned himself in to authorities Friday morning.

Weekend!

My co-worker had a baby.

There are only but so many black and white animals that you can get a stuffed animal of.

Jack Johnson

President Trump Pardons Jack Johnson Posthumously

Capping off a busy day at the White House, President Trump has issued a posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight boxing champion, for a 1913 conviction of violating the Mann Act. His arrest and imprisonment were for the crime of being a black man transporting a white woman across state lines.

Beer

Beer: The Way the Founders Intended It?

You know the old saying, “as American as baseball, apple pie, and George Washingtons personal recipe for beer.” Or at least, that is Anheuser-Busch’s latest idea. For a Budweiser that was formerly labeled “America”, there is only one step further to go to make it even more patriotic and historical:

Agro

Rise of the Weed Killing Agriculture Robots

Add weed killing to the list of things the robotic age may change in the near future. Big name chemical companies, who produce the herbicides vital for mass agriculture, are making plans that might affect not just farmers but the billions of dollars in equipment that delivers their product to the fields.

Tech Tuesday 05/22/18 – Ryan Reynolds is My God Edition

Being lazy again, because finding a tenant for my house, and getting all the little things done I need to do before I can rent the house, and getting ready to spend a week on travel next week, and doing all the things that need doing before we move to another state, etc…. It gets exhausting. But I did get to see the brilliant work of art that is Deadpool 2.

SCOTUS

The Epic Supreme Court Decision

The Supreme Court released its opinion in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, upholding the enforceability of individual arbitration mandates in employment contracts.In theory, arbitration is supposed to be economical. However, in practice, some critics point to the exorbitant cost to the parties, if one is used.