Pearls Before Swine comes up with a pearl.
Mr Mayor, members of the city council:
You love the rich. They make campaign contributions. They profit mightily from the system you support.
The homeless make no campaign contributions. They are victims of the corruption from which you profit.
They are the daily reminders of your guilt, judgement of your sin, and guaranty of your place in hell.
A nice story about the power and origin of music:
We forget its power – like we forget the power of sugar – because now we are so massively overexposed to it.
And here is Remy Porter’s post about the idiocy known as Equifax:
Adjunct professors are only one step above unpaid interns. And they’re not getting paid a living wage, in my opinion, because of the huge pay going to university administrators!
Oh, and the criminal act of spending millions on collegiate football in the USA.
While this is specifically about Dublin, it applies to cities in the rest of the UK and in the United States.
Hey, HART (Half-Assed Rail Transit)! How about doing something that won’t leave your clunky junk system dependent on the price of oil?