June 17, 2016 archive

The Daily Late Nightly Show (Period Piece)

Mr. Mainstream Couple Names Not Rock’s Most Iconic Riff, Or Even Led Zepplin’s Best Song Rock’s Most Iconic Riff Written by George Harrison by the way. Led Zeppelin’s Best Song Seriously? Stairway to Heaven? You don’t understand what Led Zeppelin is about at all. Stairway to Heaven is a prom song designed to sneak some …

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Give Me Liberty

This piece by Glenn Greenwald (in the Washington Post! Yay Glenn!) explores a theme I have consistently articulated- United States citizens are, collectively, cowards. We routinely accept 32,675 traffic deaths annually (2014 report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, for whom I occasionally work, the most recent complete report available) and panic over the …

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The Brazilian Tea Party

When can we call it a coup? As Corruption Engulfs Brazil’s “Interim” President, Mask Has Fallen Off Protest Movement by Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept June 16 2016, 12:49 p.m. Momentum for the impeachment of Brazil’s democratically elected president, Dilma Rousseff, was initially driven by large, flamboyant street protests of citizens demanding her removal. Although Brazil’s …

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The Breakfast Club (Starry Nights)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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