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Cosmic justice takes an oddly specific form

Here’s Hawaii State Representative Tom Brower (D):

Rep. Brower is holding that there sledgehammer in that there photograph because he’s best known for using it to… 669 more words

Brawndo's Got Electrolytes

I wonder if he got a gold watch?

The Iraqi Army’s (now former) Chief of Staff, General Babaker Zebari, retired yesterday. Or, rather, he “was retired,” which is the phrasing that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s spokesman somewhat hilariously used when talking to AFP. 228 more words


Assassination puts Egypt on high alert

Hisham Barakat, Egypt’s prosecutor-general, was assassinated in Cairo today when his motorcade was hit by what appears to have been a car bomb. Although there’s been no accepted claim of responsibility for the attack as far as I am aware, it’s probably safe to assume that it has something to do with all the death sentences that Egypt’s judicial system… 376 more words


Burundi votes amid violence

Voters in Burundi will head to the polls in a couple of weeks to decide whether or not President Pierre Nkurunziza deserves a “second” (or third, if you’re one of those sticklers for “accuracy” or “math” or “reality”) term in office, but meanwhile they voted today in parliamentary elections. 233 more words


Good Guys vs Bad Guys

Captain America
Red Skull
The Joker
The X-Men

You can all sort that list in to good guys and bad guys, but what about when it’s real life? 722 more words


Words and how we use them

There’s a frequent complaint that you run into anytime something violent happens anymore, and it revolves around when and why we designate something as “terrorism.” Words are often imprecise things, and their meanings can evolve over time, so a lot of times people will throw terms like “terrorism” around because it… 505 more words

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