Confessions of a Former Political Junkie

Confessions of a Former Political Junkie

Politics, Goats, Computers…and Justice for All

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I saw this on my Facebook wall, and I believe it to be the most comprehensive list of the 21 worst things in the world ever compiled.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/daves4/the-absolute-worst-things-in-the-world

(Thanks, Megs!)

April 19, 2012

I discovered Christian Hanson’s online portfolio while reading a post he placed on the Audubon Park Neighborhood’s E-Democracy forum.  I think “Gruesomely awesome” describes it.

http://www.monstercloset.com/animalsculpture/index.html

February 8, 2012

Forbe’s has a nice article explaining Best Buy’s inevitable path to bankruptcy. I like shopping at Best Buy, especially their music stores, but I tend to agree with many of the thoughts proffered by the author.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrydownes/2012/01/02/why-best-buy-is-going-out-of-business-gradually/

January 5, 2012

This woman fell on hard times, cancelled her insurance policy, and then discovered that she had cancer. Guess who came to the rescue: Obamacare! Read More.

December 7, 2011

There is a movement in Congress to get ridiculous in the policing of pirated content online.

http://www.aclu.org/blog/free-speech/good-idea-poor-follow-through-congress-mistakes-sopa

November 18, 2011

2007 was a long time ago.  Not so long ago that None Pizza with Left Beef can’t have retro appeal!  I still love it!

http://www.thesneeze.com/2007/the-great-pizza-orientation-test.php

November 3, 2011

Ever wonder what delight awaits you inside a McRib sandwich?  Now we know!

http://theweek.com/article/index/220866/whats-the-mcrib-made-of-anyway

November 2, 2011

Scott Adams writes the Dilbert comic.  He also, apparently, philosophizes about government.  This is my first introduction to him – a nicely-written piece about one possible bit of medicine for the USA: a second constitutional convention.

October 17, 2011