Pity the child of Norway.
Parody trailing reality by a neck; regrettable headlines; a hilarious ending; nothing about Tom Toles.
The root of all evil is brains big enough to get us into trouble and not big enough to get us out again.
Survey says: Life on the edge of the abyss; violins are not the answer; on the one hand and on the other.
Our “heritage of freedom” doesn’t include Native Americans, or African Americans, or indeed anyone other than a certain class of white Americans. The occasional blossoming of freedom or the agitation for it are treated as brushfires to be vigorously suppressed before they spread, and it is only when an inescapably embarrassing number of people must be arrested or killed to prevent it that a cause advances—when it seems that almost everyone must be dealt with.
We didn’t know such a thing existed, but members of AFL-CIO unions celebrate Workers Memorial Day every year in memory of all the workers who have died or been injured or suffered illness and disease because of conditions on the job.
24-hour chaperones are the future of sports doping counter-measures; Korea Korea from CRS; a guide to the Trump administration’s dearly departed; and more.
In which we note that things are not always what they seem, or at least what we imagine they might seem to someone else.
“What not to read today” is an occasional reader-service feature which documents stories where the headlines are sufficient unto themselves.
Centene is the largest Obamacare insurer and a sizeable player in the Medicaid market (which shouldn’t even exist). The company’s earnings per share rose 150% last year on a 13% increase in revenue. How did they do that? Elsewhere, the border patrol have reported massive increases in the number of assaults on their agents in the past few years despite the steady decline in the number of border crossings. What’s up with that?