“Aside from the murders, DC has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.” -Marion “Mayor For Life” Barry I don’t know that I have a place I’d call “home.” I’ll use the work “home” to describe my apartment, of course. Or I will say I’m going home when I go visit my parents. … [Read more…]

Paul Shirley Is An Ignorant Dooshbag

“Everyone has a right to be stupid; some people just abuse the privilege.” Some of you may have already heard that former NBA player Paul Shirley has vomited a bunch of tripe about why he’s a dooshbag and hates Haiti. His piece can be found here. To sum up, Shirley isn’t giving a dime to … [Read more…]

Book Club – Review

I didn’t write this. A friend of mine from graduate school, who first turned me on to this book, wrote it. I imagine a common criticism of Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is that it’s painfully dense. I don’t disagree, and in fact have to admit that I had a hard time … [Read more…]