It was a bad day. And when it seemingly couldn’t get any worse, the nauseating politicization of the disaster began.
Yesterday, a massive tornado struck the suburbs of Oklahoma City. Early reports indicate at least 51 people are dead, including some 20 children, and the death toll is expected to rise. The devastation is near complete [...]
As the death toll climbs to 3, including a child, and over 140 injured, Twitter is buzzing with news, pictures, and tweets about the attack–including a lot of truly baffling and vile commentary from media pundits.
A search of Twitter has also turned up what [...]
In a horrific series of events, that may not yet be over, two improvised explosive devices were detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon today, killing at least 2 and injuring over 20 others. As yet, there have been no confirmed reports of more bombs, and there are only conflicting [...]
There are two things all libertarians love: Bitcoin (the greatest thing since sliced bread) and Nikola Tesla (the man who invented sliced bread). While I have nothing against either of them, I think some people can get carried away. Libertarians are a pretty tolerant bunch, but I dare only voice concerns about one sacred cow [...]
Anti-GMO conspiracy theorists are losing it over a minor deregulatory provision in Congress’s short-term appropriations bill. Infowars.com declares, “Senate passes Monsanto Protection Act, granting Monsanto power over U.S. government.” The Daily Sheeple calls the provision, “the most dangerous food act ever to pass the US Congress.” Food Democracy Now claims [...]
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