Just a short note on posting formats: We’re going to start featuring a daily link-collection, with our Open Threads. Other features, such as “Saturday Sci-Fi” will stop being open threads and be their own creature.
Ron Chusid points out that the candidates of our Ruling-class parties are so bad that even corporate media outlets like news papers are starting to find the other parties more acceptable. Of course, these are corporate media outlets, so their picks are the moronic Gary Johnson, but it’s still a step away from the rotten center.
Germany is known for it’s classic fairy-tales. It looks like they’ve been creating new fairy-tales.
The Atlantic lays bare the Saudi’s close relationship, partnership really, with Wahhabist terror groups, while pretending that that relationship is “Murky.”
Just in case you were tempted to believe the kabuki that insurers were “leaving Obamacare,” now you know they were always going to get the corporate-welfare increases for which they were throwing their tantrums.
And speaking of Uncle Tom’s betrayals, despite his previous big show about private prisons, the Bureau Of Prisons has renewed a private-prison contract, in Georgia. Obama lied? There’s a big surprise!
The Real News Network’s William Black is at the top of his game, as he tells us How Wells Fargo Keeps Scamming Its Customers & Employees.
Elon Musk is, once again, doing his patented razzle-dazzle about colonizing Mars. Over at Ars Technica, Andy Weir, the author of The Martian, lays the scientific smack-down on the science of Musk’s vision.
The sexual habits of the ultra-rich, like everything else is their lives, is highly twisted.