Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Golden Arches of Death

Here's a creative public policy approach.

L.A.: No new fast-food outlets in poor area

Good Government

The law is ours to make, they say.
But they are us and we are they;
we must speak with truth
cause they don't know who Good is.

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Dick

Another in the laundry list of reasons why Cheney should be brought up on charges in the International Criminal Court in the Hague:
Electrical Risks at Iraq Bases Are Worse Than Said

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Youthful Innocence

Guns don't kill people, the puritanical war on drugs and sex kills people.

Public Radio story on gun violence and students in Chicago.

"Why can't you sell the shit and walk the fuck away? Everything else in this country gets sold without shooting people behind it." - Jimmy McNulty, The Wire.

Of course, the reality is much greyer, but that doesn't make McNulty's statement untrue, just less definite.

PS: If you haven't watched The Wire, you should. Netflix is a beautiful thing.