j: so what happened with the certificate [of authenticity]
d: we dont have any
d: it's fucking swarvoski crystals
d: not african blood diamonds
Deficit Commision, Not a bad idea →
I was reading the HuffPo yesterday, and I saw this story about how “crazy” it is to have a bipartisan commission to reduce deficit spending and whatnot. Most of it was a diatribe about how politicians are outsourcing their jobs and that this commission was just another bureaucracy. I disagree. Why do we have deficit spending in the first place? Two real reason: 1) People...
The case for or against affirmative action? →
I’ve been a lot more blogging about political topics lately especially because of some ugly racial politics over the last couple of days. I came across this little tidbit of an article about admissions practices at elite schools. I’ve excerpted the most relevant part: Translating the advantages into SAT scores, study author Thomas Espenshade, a Princeton sociologist, calculated...
Wow... East Asians are conspiring to end white... →
So I was doing a little bit of research on Rep. Joseph Cao (R). He was the lone Republican to vote for health care reform in the U.S. House of Representatives. The second article I found in Google after querying “joseph cao conservative” had this: I will be totally honest with you. I am seriously starting to distrust those of eastern decent. I mean, first we had John Yoo, who gave...
Safe harbor for net neutrality
Lately, I’ve been having a number of conversations about net neutrality with libertarians and conservatives, who align themselves with total anti-regulation philosophy. Not to get to get into too much caricature, but most of the arguments seem to be that net neutrality is either the new “fairness doctrine” or just another attempt at more government intervention in our lives. ...