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I see Apple is continuing its remarkable streak of making every update of iTunes worse than the last. . Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Spork in the Drawer
Yinz jagoffs. . Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Spork in the Drawer
As a rule, when filmmakers/television makers decide to throw every silly idea that enters their noggins on the screen absolute crap results. But every rule has an exception and the exception to this one is Fox's Sleepy Hollow: Tom Mison... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
South Carolina gives away the game: In the cases of women who claim they feared for their lives when confronted with violent intimate abusers, prosecutors say the Stand Your Ground law shouldn’t apply. “(The Legislature’s) intent … was to provide... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
The Asheville, North Carolina City Council. . Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
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Coo-coo: Conservative legal activist Larry Klayman has filed a lawsuit against President Obama for “providing material support and aid to international terrorism and facilitating terrorism” by not implementing a travel ban on people from countries facing an Ebola outbreak. [...]... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Plenty of private interests are funding boys and their toys: Across the nation, private foundations are increasingly being tapped to provide police with technology and weaponry that -- were it purchased with public money -- would come under far closer... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
The NYT takes a look at the battle between retail behemoth Amazon and Hachette - Bezos' internet retailer* is making it difficult to find and purchase books published by the publishing giant - but this bit jumped out at me:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Part of a sensible diet plan: . Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
The Susan G. Komen Foundation. Next up: Komen teams up with Phillip Morris to produce pink cigarettes! [Via Erik Loomis.] . Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Premise: George Will writes a column declaring that women look forward to being raped so they can claim a "coveted" victim status. Subsequently, George Will finds himself disinvited from speaking at a California women's college. Conclusion: George Will is the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Roy: If people are mentioning capitalism in something other than respectful terms, it's not because George Lakoff told them to, but because of what are regrettably still current events: While capitalism may have been possible to overlook when it was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
When conservatives scream "Judicial Activism!!!" they really mean "A COURT DID SOMETHING I DON'T LIKE!!!". . Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Taking on teh ghays would only serve to distract the Court from doing one of its most favorite things: disenfranchising as many voters as is possible. . Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
The Supremes refused to reverse rulings legalizing same-sex marriage in three separate circuits. While I wouldn't put anything past this particular Supreme Court, it would be awfully difficult for the justices to reverse themselves in cases bubbling up from more... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Paul Revere. (Sorry for the low quality but all the decent recordings of this have been DMCAd.) . Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
This showed up in my Twitter feed this morning: Dear Twitter Friends: That gum you like is going to come back in style! #damngoodcoffee— David Lynch (@DAVID_LYNCH) October 3, 2014 And now there's this. HOW'S ANNIE?! HOW'S ANNIE?! . Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
I'm beginning to think the Secret Service has problems. . Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
It turns out that Bill O'Reilly Martin Dugard isn't a legitimate historian and O'Reilly's Dugard's books are rife with errors. Yet Bill O'Reilly's Martin Dugard's "history" books are best-sellers. Sigh. ––– ADDED: Maybe Red States will start using O'Reilly's Dugard's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at A Spork in the Drawer