in a time of myth and a time of magic: Five... →
writingadvice: by Nathan Bransford Reading the seven books in the Harry Potter series is like taking a master class on plot and character development and world building and pacing, and, well, pretty much everything else that goes into writing one of the most beloved series of all time….
The 400 Richest Americans Pay An 18% Tax Rate →
The 400 richest Americans used to pay 30% of their income on the average to Uncle Sam. Today, they pay 18% on the average, according to Steve Rattner, a Wall Street financier, who just presented these figures on Mornings With Joe,MSNBC. Um, I paid 17% myself, and I make at least 10 times less than these guys. WTF?
Herman Cain's campaign is too cowardly to say why... →
Pelosi: "It Is Clear We Must Enter an Era of... →
“Austerity,” is code for, “Let’s fuck the poor,” and, “Shared sacrifice,” means, “Everybody but the rich can go DIAF.” “Congress,” is code for, “Will whore out the government to the highest bidder, because working for, ‘We the people,’ is such a quaint and unprofitable idea.”
"What Orwell feared were those who would ban...
Champagne Candy: I asked Mother Jones a Question →
carnivaloftherandom: meredithclark: I wanted to know why the magazine, one of the good ones, chose to run an article about the current state of Jamie Leigh Jones’ case against KBR. The state of it is not good, in large part because now, four years after the alleged attack, imprisonment, and… Read it. And people have the temerity to wonder why it’s an under-reported crime. HA. I’m amazed it’s...