We’re seeing the real-time effects of a declining empire. It’s a sin and a shame that it will be a confluence of climate change, robber baron capitalism, weak, short-sighted, ineffectual (now disputed) government and the far-reaching tentacles of long history of systemic racism (segregation, redlining, defunding Black… Read more
My cousin/surrogate father figure was a bus driver for New Jersey Transit for 30 years. Most of his routes ran from Philadelphia/Camden to the southern ‘burbs like Millville and Bridgeton NJ, so there was always a good mix of inner-city riders, New Jersey’s own special brand of provincials and every thing in between. Read more
Another empathetic stranger here. I was raised by abusive parents with severe narcissistic personality disorders, and to this day my relatives can’t understand why I’m estranged. My parents were THAT good at saving their atrocities for behind closed doors but pouring it on thick for everyone else. Even now they’re… Read more
Take it back to the 1970s or wherever your dumbass belongs
My new doctor got snippy when I advocated for myself just last week. I wrote a few excoriating complaint emails about her and found a new doctor practice in a whole new system. This story, and so many others, just underscores the fact that since we can’t just show up, request assistance and get it, we’ve gotta appoint… Read more
This video does a great job breaking down what the cops are allowed to do, and where they went wrong, as well as evaluating how well all parties involved handled the situation. I highly recommend watching it as it’s very informative. This video is of the very in incident in the article.
Rush Limbaugh next to all the members of the Sackler family.
That last part is what gets me, why didn’t the GOP realize that once they lost the House, it was a very real possibility that they were going to slowly lose everything else?
Now they’re down to racist rednecks crawling all over capital hill for support, people who would sooner invest in zune than petroleum, what were… Read more
Hey Jez - can we stop using terms for positions that refer to people’s sex/gender? We no longer use terms like “mailman” and “mailwoman” or “fireman” - we use gender neutral terms like mail carrier and firefighter. Why cling to the terms “congressman” and “congresswoman” when “member of congress” (or representative… Read more