Archive for April 20th, 2021

April 20th, 2021 - 6:49 pm § in Humor

Funny cat watching TV (video)

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April 20th, 2021 - 6:25 pm § in Humor, Law and Courts, Misc.

Finders keepers?

What if you found several bags full of untraceable $100 bills on the street? Is this your lucky day? Are they yours? Can you keep them? Well, no, that’s stealing (with some exceptions; read about them here). But if you make off with, say, a million bucks and get caught, a jury might not convic[...]

April 20th, 2021 - 3:57 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism



April 20th, 2021 - 2:09 pm § in Law and Courts, Racism

Did Derek Chauvin get a fair trial? Who cares?

If you think the U.S. legal system’s primary objective is justice, you’re wrong; it’s settling disputes. When people disagree, it’s essential to resolve the dispute, one way or another, so the parties and society can move on. Everyone working in our legal system — judge[...]

April 20th, 2021 - 12:27 pm § in Environment, Science

What if you predict a global threat, and turn out to be right?

He was one of the first to warn us the world was getting hotter. He’s not happy he was right. In the autumn of 1969, a young doctoral student thumbs through a magazine published by his alma mater, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Vietnam War is raging. Richard Nixon is president. The[...]

April 20th, 2021 - 12:07 pm § in Health, Politics, Racism

Covid-denier Ted Nugent gets Covid

Unfortunately, I can’t quote his profanity-laced, racist remarks about it. I just don’t feel comfortable with that. I’ll quote this much: “I felt like I was dying.” And, “I ain’t taking no vaccine. You come at me with a needle and I will be in fear of my lif[...]