A selection of favorites from the editors of Ordinary Times
Sure, it is absolutely a bunch of garbage when conservatives laugh at a young woman who dares not to be independently wealthy before winning a seat in congress. It’s frustrating when someone takes one look at you and the assumption is “wife” or “intern”, as though you couldn’t possibly be more than that. Fight that not by whining, but by winning.
Election Night 2018 Ended Up Being Everything It Was Hyped Up To Be; But It Also Gave Us New Trends To Keep An Eye On
What companies (and the rest of us) can do to shore up our data security.
Sometimes we need to turn to a sub-culture to find the specialized vocabulary that most accurately describes phenomena in the main culture.
What we need as a society is more philosophy, more ethics, and better morality.
Of neckbeards and workman shirts…
And also sloppy joes, manwiches, slushburgers and other yummy non-burgers
When AR-15s are carried by white people, they are run-of-the-mill firearms used for hunting; when black people carry them, they are assault rifles.
Yesterday was America’s Election Day. Several candidates are running for office. It is estimated that upwards of some, and perhaps several, people will cast their votes by the time the polls close. These votes will be cast for candidates, all of whom generally agree with one another and simply want to work together.
Are you as scared as I am?
There’s a reason they say the road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
There are no Air Force movies, nor will there ever be.
Today, I’ll admit I have no idea what an effective form of protest looks like, but getting together as a group with signs and props feels archaic and useless, almost as if it was invented by those who want any dissent to be easily dismissed.
Border security in the United States and why it fails.
Will History Repeat Itself This Year?
If you’re looking for something a little fresher than “Bad Moon Rising” try some of these.
Student loan debt has surpassed auto loans and credit cards to become the second largest type of consumer debt in the country, behind home mortgages. Some predict that the effects of the student loan bubble popping will have similar effects as the housing market collapse of 2008.
Marching and chanting have lost the power to move the needle. There are exceptions of course, but I contend that protest has an ever diminishing power to move us. With a few caveats (border policy on children for example) It’s hard to point to any policy changes that are a direct result of a protest movement in the last 5 years, in spite of record setting rallies and marches.
Seven points about the Brazilian Presidential Election
Cathy McMorris Rodgers is the highest ranking female Republican in Congress. And I thinks she is in BIG trouble.
On Asexuality Appreciation Week.
Then it hit me: How about a good rant? That is right in my wheelhouse!
Vikram offers free advice to a corporation that knowingly laundered money for terrorists on how they can better diversify their workforce
Steve Penny has been arrested for tampering with evidence. It is an odd thing to be charged with given how adamant he is about his own innocense.