Divid Sirota at In These Times has a mind-boggling complaint about rich people: [...] Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg announced a $120 million donation to San Francisco-area schools. That donation came only a few years after California considered a ballot measure to increase funding for its schools. Zuckerberg was notably absent from the campaign to pass the measure.That detail … [Read more...] about Selfish Billionaires
Unclear on the Concept
Via Radley Balko comes more narcissistic whining from Jim Ardis, the mayor of Peoria, Illinois, who is rapidly becoming famous for sending his pet cops to raid the house of someone who ran a parody Twitter account in his name. Nick Vlahos of the Peoria Journal Star reports that Ardis doesn't seem to think he did anything wrong: Ardis defended his actions, which led to search … [Read more...] about Jim Ardis and the Abuse of Power
He's Peoria, Illinois mayor Jim Ardis, who is really thin skinned: PEORIA — Police searched a West Bluff house Tuesday and seized phones and computers in an effort to unmask the author of a parody Twitter account that purported to be Mayor Jim Ardis.[...]Three people at the home were taken to the Peoria Police Department for questioning. Two other residents were picked … [Read more...] about You Know Your Mayor Is a Whiny Little Bitch When…
I'm not going to try to defend Senator Ted Cruz, but...Because I hate unsearchable text in images, let me repeat that: "It's interesting Ted Cruz is off to pay respect to the 1st South African black president & yet shows such a profound lack of respect for his own."-- Lizz Winstead Quick question for Lizz (and Steve Marmel, where I found this): Did you really … [Read more...] about How Should Ted Cruz Judge People?
I don't normally write about the blog marketing annoyances, but this one deserves a comment. Mark Bennett received a request from someone (I'm guessing this guy) asking for permission to repost some of his stuff: I have recently started a blog and would like to cross pollinate with people such we yourself who obviously see the world the same as I do. So I’d like to start … [Read more...] about Getting Important Information Out There