The Silicon Valley mantra of "move fast and break things" is breaking our neighborhoods, our cities, and our world. The reason is that these are not tech companies in the old sense. They are real estate companies, they are taxi companies, they are hotels, etc. Every business in 2019 relies on tech, and that does… Continue reading Important Read about AirBNB
So much of this is not normal, but if this is the reality we must amplify those fighting to defend the institutions that make America a thing. The Office of the President is not a get-out-of-jail free card for lawless behavior," the professors wrote in their letter, obtained by POLITICO. "Indeed, our country’s Founders made… Continue reading Law professors torch Trump legal memo
No words.... “For everyone, it was a distraction or a reprieve,” said one White House official, speaking anonymously to reflect internal conversations. “A lot of people here felt like it was a reprieve from seven or eight days of just getting pummeled.”
This article does a good job of explaining what Michael Cohen does for Donald Trump. What the article does not do is explain how dangerous this is. This is right out of the organized crime playbook, but instead he is the president. That is having a lawyer who is not doing any legal work, but… Continue reading Tools of Trump’s Fixer: Payouts, Intimidation and the Tabloids – The New York Times
“Trump has not abandoned Republican economic policy. He has carried it out faithfully. The party’s attempts to pin its collapse on his personal shortcomings of willpower are a completely predictable part of how that policy takes shape.”
My favorite part of Axios outside of trying to make the world dumber is stuff like this. Have to give Ivanka (my guess) for this spin. It will be great when Trump calls this a lie later.
The media told us General John Kelly was going to be the new grown up in the White House. He was the new moderating voice. Well this is who is the Chief of Staff is, and I wonder how some like Maggie Haberman would have covered the closing scene of "A Few Good Men" if… Continue reading Live Look at the Oval Office
So much news, so many sources, so much to read, so where does one start? If you are a news junkie as I am this is the ultimate question of our times!
What to Bring to the Gun Fight | Crooked Media Republicans have defined the terms of the debate on guns and instead of trying to change those terms, we have resigned ourselves to playing on their turf. The Democratic approach to guns is one of the last vestiges of the mushy strategic applesauce that dominated… Continue reading The Time for the Gun Debate Was Yesterday
The First Vegas Hockey Game Was Proof That Sports Can't Heal Tragedy - VICE Sports After the largest mass shooting in American history, all the horror of the real world was displayed on the ice Tuesday night. First responders, many reluctantly accepting cheers from the crowd as they walked onto the ice, were there to… Continue reading Sports is Not Enough