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Yesterday, Michigan, where the Flint Sit-Down Strike made labor rights history in 1937, became a Right-to-Work state, a triumph for those who want to see the last vestiges of the labor movement swept away. Time was when corporations would hire … Continue reading
Despite what you may think based on my Doctor Who posts, I don’t watch things on TV specifically to get upset. So I had no plans to watch last night’s debate. Instead, I went over to Matt’s and we played … Continue reading
We were playing a game and Matt had a decision to make. The card he played, as part of its cost, required him to give a resource cube to another player. He had to figure out who would benefit the … Continue reading
Yesterday on Twitter, pal “Calamity” Jon Morris asked if the steampunk aesthetic showed “more than a hint of nostalgia for imperialism, class structure and a teentch of racism”. I replied that, “I think an argument can be made that most … Continue reading
I haven’t said too much about Mitt Romney because honestly, there isn’t much to say about Mitt Romney. There’s nothing to him that can’t be summed up in a few words: he’s rich, he’s always been rich, and he would … Continue reading
You’re hiking along a rocky trail when suddenly the gravel underfoot gives way. You slide down the side of the trail, not much, but enough to twist your ankle. You haven’t seen anyone else on the trail, you can’t get … Continue reading
For ten years I lived in Champaign-Urbana, which is in east-central Illinois. In 1867 there was a problem with the right-hand side of the state curling up on humid days, so they decided to weigh it down by putting a … Continue reading