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Pretty funny. And think of the implications! New Jersey towns turn property taxes into “charitable contributions” to scoff at the new tax law.
Did you know that Ash Wednesday falls on Valentines Day this year? And Easter shares a date with April Fools Day? (unless, of course, you’re of Orthodox persuasion, in which case your calendar is less odd for a change).
O, brave new America, where where the rich get richer and the poor go to jail. (Tip o’ hat to jc2k in comments)
This isn’t a new story. But it’s a wow and anybody who thinks about self defense should read it. A hit man came to her house. She survived. He didn’t. No guns involved. (H/T jc2k in comments)
Republican wins a hotly contested Virginia race. By having his name pulled out of a punch bowl.
Oregonians kinda-sorta, in a smallish way, finally get to pump their own gas. And there’s panic in the streets. (If you want to know why it’s hard to get people to envision even small amounts of political change, there’s your perfect example.)
Of course it was a complete accident that Google “disappeared” Protonmail from its search results for months. How could anyone think otherwise?
It’s happened as we knew it must: a state has ordered medical cannabis users to turn in their guns. (Via Myself in comments)
Six things you learn after shooting a cop in self defense. (Yeah, you already knew; it’s the mainstreamness and millennialness of this source that’s interesting.)
The death of critical thinking in the freedom movement, part I. From Kit Perez.
Well, so much for all that talk about boarding airliners in the most efficient way. British Airways joins the growing crowd that will board you according to how much you paid for your ticket.
profiles in courage haste to toss the obsolete Clintons under a bus.
Worried some disgruntled ex might post intimate images of you (known these days as revenge porn)? The simple solution is now available. Just pre-emptively send F*c*b**k whichever of your most sensuous photos you happen to be concerned about and … yeah, somebody thinks that actually makes sense.
Democrats hit their lowest approval rate in decades. Then sweep yesterday’s elections.
That 84-year-old doctor in New Hampshire continues to fight an uphill battle to get her medical license back. The state keeps pushing the notion that she “voluntarily” surrendered it. (Sort of like we “volunteer” to pay income taxes. After we’ve been subjected to a high-pressure audit.)
The The disappearing American grad student — engineering grad student, that is.
Massachusetts has a puzzling legal problem with its cannabis legalization: islands. Whose waters are governed by feds. Hm. Washington state seems to have solved that. There are plenty of pot shoppes in the San Juans.
In case you haven’t heard already, two civilians stopped the Texas church murderer — a fact most of the media is trying to downplay.
Elderly small-town doctor who accepts mostly cash patients loses her medical license because she doesn’t have a computer to report to her state’s mandatory drug-monitoring program.
Where oh where have we heard stories like this before? And why do politicians never see the predictable end to the tale? California plans to slap monumental taxes on legal cannabis in hopes of filling up the state’s shaky treasury.
The paradise papers are shaking up some otherwise comfortable people.
Former Baltimore gun squad member justifies himself by saying he and his pals committed crimes only while on duty. That’s so noble of them.
And here’s what it’s like to be a convicted gun criminal who did nothing wrong. The story of Brian Aitkin in his own words.
Inevitable: the liquor industry is getting in on cannabis.
Two women and their dogs are rescued after five months adrift at sea. They were smart about at least one thing.
Be of good cheer. Even the “obvious” bump stock ban is having trouble making it through Congress.
Congratulations to Jim Bovard. He’s finally made the grade of having one of his posts censored by F*c*b**k for casting the fedgov in too negative a light.
Muslim reformer Maajid Nawaz wins a defamation lawsuit against Thomson Reuters. Also suing the vile hate group, the Southern Poverty Law Center.
“She consented!” … despite being handcuffed and in the back seat of their squad car.
I am so totally losing track of this whole “Russians in U.S. elections” thing. Russian-backed green-energy group goes bust because they bet on a Hillary win. Or something.