So Al Sharpton was a participant in anti-Mafia COINTELPRO.
Stephen Colbert is a great hire to replace Letterman. I would have preferred Sarah Silverman.
George W. Bush’s paintings are worthy of the Prinzhorn Collection.
Brendan Eich and Mozilla redux: There is no free speech in the corporate world only profitable and unprofitable speech. Unpopular speech is unprofitable (unless it can be monetized as per Donald Trump). The bottom line trumps the freedom of expression.
Same-sex marriage redux: The State of Utah has abandoned the “empirical evidence” it mustered against same-sex marriage. I think the Anti position will eventually boil down to its core irrational bias. There is neither a reasonable basis for, nor a compelling state interest in, a ban on marriage between two freely consenting adults.