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Now NYT readers know the sad truth about Bay Area mass transit. (My quickest ride from East Bay to SF is the AC bus.) http://sfist.com/2013/12/06/nyt_columnist_visits_sf_is_horrifie.php …
see the wholesale devaluation of grading that grade inflation represents as a plus.
I used to think grade inflation was a bad thing. I no longer really care. Millenials are so microranked and hyperevaluated that I frankly+
Luckily, Mandela belonged to a long-ago time, and never explicitly compared Apartheid South Africa to the present-day state of Israel.
It would be so awkward if honoring Mandela meant total defiance towards states which are constituted through ethnic exclusion and racism.
Unappreciated force in economy now - end to state/local austerity. Public construction up, public employment likely to be up this month
Imagine being young in the 1980s and supporting apartheid. Those people still run most of the conservative movement.
Any academic/writer types want to sell me on why I should stop drinking coffee? No-caffeine evangelists?
So much to say about Mandela. Will need a full essay. But start with this: empires don't apologize. The fuckers.
History says, don't hope...
But then, once in a lifetime
The longed-for tidal wave
Of justice can rise up,
And hope and history rhyme.
Bitcoin lost $400 and then gained back $300 in the last 24 hours. Currency of the future.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Corbett to officially begin seeking US approval of alternative Medicaid expansion plan.