As a practical matter, climate change policy and resource exploitation policy should not be so closely entwined that we decline to build Keystone XL or leave oil (and money) in the ground. The goal should be to reduce our need for oil rather than the supply (on which our effect is limited.
MIT’s free online classes now have a pathway to a degree!
California has become a right to dry state! It’s a bit of a dilemma for libertarian-types as it pits ownership against contracts. I fall in favor of the former and consider it perfectly appropriate for California to say “Home ownership has to include this as a right and privilege.”… but I’m not a very good libertarian.
The Bureau of Land Management may be instigating a huge land grab on the Red River.
Some Hungarians want you to know that they are sorry about their Prime Minister.
“Are we over American airspace yet?” (They were, and an American was born.)
The most educated immigrants seem to be coming from Africa.
“A former meerkat expert at London Zoo has been ordered to pay compensation to a monkey handler she attacked with a wine glass in a love spat over a llama-keeper.” –Sacramento Bee
But hasn’t this guy heard of the NJ/PA minimum wage experiment?
Relatedly, regardless of the merits, that a majority of Republicans in Pennsylvania support raising the minimum wage ought to scare the crap out of the GOP.
This reminds me of when all of the guns were out to explain that there was no good reason to object to a black stormtrooper when in fact there was almost nobody actually objecting to a black stormtrooper. Except about sports.
Subversive graffiti on the set of Homeland.
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