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Jul 22, 2014


  Recommended Reading: Guatemalans Aren’t Just Fleeing Gangs by Saul Elbein for the New Republic The Process Congress Wants to Use For Child Migrants is a Disaster by Dara Lind...

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Jul 14, 2014


Summer time and the readin’s easy! For years, Americans have basked in the sun’s glow with “beach reads,” basically an excuse to read romance novels filled with explicit sex...

  • Google is involved in a lot more than directing you to websites.  [click for a larger image, scroll down for notes]   Google Search Search is the feature that made Google famous, and the company now handles approximately 3.5 billion searches per day using a complex algorithm to deliver accurate results. To do this, Google “crawls” […]

  • April 15th, 2014
    Ode to My Unpaid Internship

    Unpaid internships are often portrayed by the media as placing unfair barriers to entry in key industries. Since many can’t afford to work 40 hours a week for free, industries that require inter experience for entry-level positions are often denying the most capable applicants, or so the argument goes. Others also point out that these […]

  • The following is a discarded draft of an OP-ED that President Obama had planned to submit to Pravda on May Day, but the plan was scuppered after it was discovered the ghostwriter didn’t speak much Russian, and in any case the likelihood of an American publishing an OP-ED critical of Russian foreign policy was slim-to-none. […]

  • 19th Century Behavior

    March 7th, 2014
    19th Century Behavior

    The U.S. offers Russia advice on intervening in sovereign nations.

  •   Recently, a New York Times editorial calling for clemency in the case of Edward Snowden reignited the debate over whether or not the United States should continue in its attempts to extradite him so that he can stand trial for treason. Snowden, who in mid 2013 revealed that the National Security Agency was spying on American […]

Drawn Aside by Dan Nott ››

Whereupon Webster Defined  ››

  • Beachriotism: The practice of honoring American’s fallen veterans by day drinking and tanning at the beach. “Dude, be more respectful, grab an ice cold Coors, and get your ass on the sand. Show some beachriatism. People died so you would have a right to a good base coat.”

    Beachriotism
  • SOAPTAG: (soʊp tæg) A trending hashtag related to a political or social cause that a person uses to briefly indicate that they care deeply about said cause, before quickly getting back to their daily Buzzfeed quiz. “That’s so awful about those kidnapped African girls.” “Yeah, I totally tweeted the soaptag #BringBackOurGirls yesterday.” “Good for you! I need to get

    Soaptag
  • CADVORACITY: /kædvɔˈræsɪti/ The state of being physically, mentally, and emotionally unable to stop eating Cadbury Creme Eggs during the days leading up to and during Easter. “I stole Cadbury Cremes from my 5-year-old niece’s Easter basket – has my Cadvoracity hit a new low?”

    Cadvoracity

D.C. Dissonance ››

  • Repelling Child Refugees

    July 22nd, 2014
    Repelling Child Refugees

      Recommended Reading: Guatemalans Aren’t Just Fleeing Gangs by Saul Elbein for the New Republic The Process Congress Wants to Use For Child Migrants is a Disaster by Dara Lind for Vox Arizona Politician Mistakes Bus Full of YMCA Kids...

  • Backfire in Iraq

    June 13th, 2014
    Backfire in Iraq

    As Iraq’s corrupt and unpopular government fails to maintain control of its violently fracturing territory, Obama is finding that the catastrophic consequences of our occupation will not be so conveniently expunged by the withdrawal of our soldiers or the...

  • Lying to Our Soldiers

    June 6th, 2014
    Lying to Our Soldiers

        U.S. soldiers were guaranteed care from their government when they returned from war. Veterans found just another broken promise in a relationship based on deception.

  • Former FBI director and famed snooper J. Edgar Hoover arose from his grave at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. late yesterday morning, according to multiple eyewitnesses.  Scientists have confirmed that this is the first instance of a human...