While DC continues to whip itself into a frenzy over the Flynn fallout, the White House bucks against decades of mideast policy, officials talk of sending troops into Syria, Trump’s cabinet starts to fall apart and Russian spy ships hang out off the coast of Connecticut, there’s a notable development over in Brussels. Today, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis … More Defending the homeland…at all costs
Another day, another couple hours spent researching someone in the White House who’s willing to burn down the whole country in hopes that one day we’ll resemble the America that he (because of course it’s a he) wants us to be. So let’s meet our dapper fellow, Michael Anton. For starters, as you can obviously … More On Fashion and 9/11
Pop quiz: who is this man? If you said that you didn’t know his name but he looks a guy who is all about religious inclusion you’d be 100%…wrong. If you said he’s Dr. Sebastian Gorka, a British-born former Breitbart blogger and author of a book called Defeating Jihad with very anti-Muslim views you’d be … More On Islamophobia
You know you’re doing something wrong when your parents won’t even let you talk when you’re in their house. And you know you’re definitely fucking up when one of your best friends is getting all of your other friends together to band against you. But that’s exactly what is happening to America right now. The Speaker of the House of … More On Planning
After seeing a few specks of worrisome dye pop up here and there, the Trump administration’s true colors are now bleeding through the fabric of American society. Throughout their first 10 days of power, the president and his homogenous inner circle are running wild with its non-existent – yet loudly proclaimed – mandate. And their … More On Promises
In an event that a 47% of Americans were hoping for, and 48% of Americans really didn’t want to happen (let’s forget about the third partiers because what did they truly want?), Donald J. Trump laid claim to the United States presidency early this morning. Even the most distant observer can tell that things (health, environment, … More New. Not better, not worse. Just new.
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has very publicly called out running back Eddie Lacy for packing on too many pounds. From his end-of-season press conference: Well, I mean Eddie Lacy, he’s got a lot of work to do. I think I’m stating the obvious. His offseason last year was not good enough and … More Eddie Lacy gets fat-shamed by his boss
This is a very good piece about how to actually pay the uncompensated child-athletes that make billions of dollars for the adult-officials in a very smart and well-reasoned way. Also, the NCAA is broken and we must kill it so that we can fix it. It’s a national embarrassment.
Geopolitics are all around us. The NFL playoffs are also all around us. So let’s combine these two very important topics and highlight connections between each team and their most similar international actors. International Actor: ISIS NFL Team: Carolina Panthers Why: Upstart; savvy; have immense swagger; targets of unending racist remarks; appeal to young people; … More Geopolitics and the NFL Playoffs
Kobe Bryant, he of drawn out and forced goodbye that adversely affects his team/city/sport, is the militia of irrational ranchers who have taken non-strategic administrative buildings at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon. And we the fans, of benign nonjudgment, are the American public who have to watch these jamokes waste our precious and dwindling … More Kobe and the Oregon Militia