Tags » Entitlement

The relativity of crime

If you watched Benefits Street last night, you may have been offended by the blatant depiction of crimes like shoplifting and drug selling. You may have felt disgusted or pity for the residents’ dependence on welfare and substances, or simply for the squalor they lived in. 24 more words

Philip's Blog

Just 5 Things

So I read this post today, and really felt a need to respond to it. From the article:

Here are five things you need to know about interacting with fat fatshionistas:

1,293 more words
Current Events

IRS lawyer: Lois Lerner's Blackberry deliberately destroyed after start of congressional probe


Lois Lerner’s Blackberry was intentionally destroyed after Congress had begun its probe into IRS targeting of conservative groups, a senior IRS lawyer acknowledged in a sworn declaration.

166 more words

Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty


The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.

181 more words

Why entitlement is bad for writers

 So, if you’re even remotely following what’s been going on in the publishing world, you will have heard of the Amazon/Hachette battle. Lines have been drawn, sides have been picked and bloggers have been at war. 991 more words