Posts tagged politics
Posts tagged politics
Coming soon to CNN’s crossfire. There are so many things I love about this bathroom scrawl. It’s pretty much encapsulates political debate in the US. #politics #tcot #nonsense
Systemic changes that make or will make a difference are derived by sustainable citizenship, not sustainable consumption.
Absolutely terrific article and a quick read.
I think this drives at the heart of the problem. By twisting language, rather than educating voters, people gain misperceptions about what the fight is over in the first place.
That’s what the people who actually right the laws are to Mitch McConnell, you know, nerds.
Currently Listening To….
Slate’s David Plotz and Dave Weigel discuss possible movement in the shutdown and debt ceiling standoff.
City Council’s approval of our plan to redevelop Willets Point in Queens means that the “valley of ashes” will be cleaned up and transformed. Get more details at newwilletspointqueens.com (via nycgov)
Willet’s Point is the area immediately surrounding Citi Field. Essentially it’s what sits between Flushing Meadow Park and Flushing Bay. It’s long been an industrial area. It’s not pretty to look at, however it’s a piece of NYC’s industrial complex. The city sees this as a win to create a new development plan there, but many residents and businesses see it as an overreach of eminent domain.
via Archinect - News
via Politics : The Atlantic:
As ever, rumors are circulating about the features Apple may include on the next iteration of the iPhone. Will it store fingerprints as a security feature used to unlock the device or aid secure transactions? That’s the buzz. The idea has undoubted appeal. I’d love to press my thumb to a screen rather than entering the four-digit code the currently unlocks my device. But wait. If I store a thumbprint on my iPhone, does that mean the government would be free to seize it, sans warrant, on the theory that I forfeited any expectation of privacy when I gave it to Apple?
There is reason to think so.
Seriously, if I were Obama I’d just spend the rest of my presidency making sure this law gets implemented correctly.
Want to get really mad today? Well the government just made it illegal to protest.