Category: Ten Second News

Links and short thinks.

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Comment Rescue: Grief Bacon

There’s a German word, Kummerspeck, which literally means “Grief-bacon” and is used to refer to the weight you put on while grieving.

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Epstein Dead

No justice, but plenty of questions, conspiracies, and soon-to-be pending civil suits against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein.

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Comment Rescue: The Underclass

In Avi Woolf’s Kevin Williamson’s Smallest World post, Brother Rufus wrote an insightful and incisive comment:

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Voice of Reason

Asked about several Democratic candidates for president proposing to raise the number of Supreme Court justices, the Associate Justice was not impressed

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Joe Biden vs The Field

There are three tiers of presidential hopefuls right now: three Senators fighting for second place, the rest of the mess much lower, and Joe Biden all alone with a healthy lead.

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Biden Sings Same Song, Second Verse

Democratic primary frontrunner Joe Biden was unveiling his healthcare proposal, and the tagline he laid on folks sounds strangely familiar.

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Cuff the Midwife

A horrible story raises age-old questions about regulation, medical care, and people who make money insisting they know better than trained professionals.

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Rather Poorly Regulated

The uninitiated might be forgiven for thinking NRATV is the name of a soap opera or reality show

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Mueller to Testify Before Congress

Robert Mueller is going to say nothing to congress other than “It’s covered in the report” so let the hype begin!

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Vox Goes On Strike

Unable to reach an agreement with management, the Vox Media Union has walked out today.