"I agree with Donald that America is dead–buried in a coffin, in salted earth with our enemies pissing on it and laughing. And Donald Trump is the only man who can–excuse me, I'm just moved–I'm physically moved by the knowledge that Donald Trump is the only man who can dig up the corpse of that nation and marry it."
The LegalEagle YouTube channel takes a 20-minute deep dive into the Matt Gaetz (Q-FL) scandal-within-a-scandal-within-a-scandal. Most of it is about Gaetz's close friendship and activities with former Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg, who has a 33-count federal indictment against him, including sex-trafficking charges and is now cooperating with the Department of Justice to get… READ THE REST
Portland-based artist Matt Bors is one of the essential cartoonists of the 21st century, penning 1600 cartoons over 18 years. But he's ending his weekly strip and will focus on journalism, fiction, and running The Nib, the satirical website he founded. I want to do more nonfiction cartooning at The Nib— the interviews and journalism… READ THE REST
Late Wednesday, The Pentagon announced that it is reversing the previous administration's ban on trans people serving in the U.S. armed forces. The announcement was made on the International Transgender Day of Visibility. Among the provisions: The military will now provide service members a process by which they may transition gender while serving. A service… READ THE REST
The ostrich analogy is real. Nobody should be sticking their head in the sand to escape unpleasant truths. And one such unpleasant reality is that for all their functionality, headphones can be incredibly dangerous. An overwhelming 96 percent of Americans say it's dangerous to wear headphones or earbuds when driving. That number remains high for… READ THE REST
Students and staff at Stanford University, the University of California, the University of Colorado, and other institutions were warned to be on alert after a widespread security breach compromised personal data files during a nationwide cyberattack on the schools' computer systems. Meanwhile, someone is selling personal information on 21 million users of the mobile parking… READ THE REST
The difficulties of pandemic life have brought some unexpected consequences over the past year. With some transportation options closed and everyone mostly stuck in their houses, people got stir crazy for an alternative — and bicycle sales surged nationwide. Unfortunately, that wave of new bike riders brought an all too expected result: a corresponding surge in… READ THE REST