Yeah, I come from a military family covering every branch, and my parents/grandparents/etc. who have served are kinda embarrassed by the endless adulation. To them, they provided a service to the country purely out of something they wanted to do, but don’t want to be spotlighted everywhere they go, especially since… Read more
Not just that - blue lives mattering is codified in law. If someone shoots their neighbor, they’re going to jail. If that neighbor is a cop, their sentence is automatically higher. If a cop is killed, the entire force expends all of its resources to find who did it. Everybody knows blue lives matter, anyone who needs… Read more
Defacing the flag, to honor America and troop’s
Ron talked about me?!
Hawley is a big candidate for “Trumpism after Trump”. Trump’s voters want someone they see as more successful than themselves, so his elite pedigree may not be a hindrance. Inconsistency in his message won’t bother people who’ve supported Trump. Ranting about “cosmopolitans” is a dog-whistle and everyone knows it, and… Read more
This may be the briefest post I’ve ever made on an education-related matter: The research skills of incoming college freshmen have been deteriorating, year-on-year, at least since I began teaching fifteen years ago—and likely long before that.
The average 18-20 year old’s ability to initiate, sustain, evaluate, and… Read more
Much as I always want to revel in the utter incompetence of these idiots, this half-assed explanation actually makes me think that they got fucked with. You really can’t find that image accidentally. Searching google images for “presidential seal” in a variety of ways turns up shitloads of... the actual presidential… Read more
Every time I see a sad Doc Gooden story, I think about just that. He was set to be one of the all-time greats and is the ultimate “woulda been”.
The 49ers are not a San Francisco team anymore. Santa Clara is a town far away from San Francisco that has its own merits, but the 49ers are just another guy on the peninsula who says when asked that they live in SF, then when pressed as to which neighborhood, admit Santa Clara. Santa Clara is not San Francisco. Read more