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Like wars, forest fires and bad marriages, really stupid laws are much easier to begin than they are to end.

June 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized


Digital Surveillance – openrightsgroup
Why the Snoopers’ Charter is the wrong approach: A call for targeted and accountable investigatory powers
  — Snowden saw what I saw: surveillance criminally subverting the constitution – guardian
  — Inside the NSA’s Domestic Surveillance Apparatus: Whistleblower William Binney Speaks Out – democracynow
As Bradley Manning [...]

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Politics determine who has the power, not who has the truth.

June 7th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized


Why Are Homeowners Being Jailed for Demanding Wall Street Prosecutions? – rollingstone
Unions to Banks: Pay Up – americanprospect
CEO Pay 1,795-to-1 Multiple of Wages Skirts U.S. Law – bloomberg
Too-Big-to-Fail Takes Another Body Blow – mtaibbi   rollingstone
Deja Vu on the Hill: Wall Street Lobbyists Roll Back Finance Reform, Again – mtaibbi [...]

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Baseball is all about the acronyms and the link to other acronyms

May 7th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized


Organizational Architecture of College Sports Behind the Scandals
Maintaining a Credible Threat – thesportseconomist

Is Your Team’s Owner a Major League Asshole? – motherjones
Segura’s baserunning adventures [video] – mlb
MLB uniforms 2013 – flipflopflyball
Can money buy baseball glory? [interactive] – latimes
Team-building with Billy Beane and Theo Epstein – providencejournal
Why the [...]

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the only certainty is that what we’re watching is irresponsibility on an epic scale

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Fiat Money Explained
Everything Is Rigged: The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever – mtaibbi   rollingstone
Income Inequality: 1 Inch to 5 Miles – dcjohnston   taxanalysts
Why Should Taxpayers Give Big Banks $83 Billion a Year? – bloomberg
Pew: 93% of households lost net worth 2009-11 – usatoday
Corporate Tax Cheats on Tax Day [...]

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Walkin’ down a white sandy beach, eatin’ somethin’

April 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized


High Maintenance

Ferenc Cako


The Man Who Pierced the Sky – vanityfair
The Hell of American Day Care – newrepublic
The Bottom – jimwhite   radiosilence
Baghdad Burning: Ten Years On…
RIP more! magazine – interestment

2005 : The nuclear option and judicial activists
2004 : Hey Crackhead
2001 : Macro Dub Infection Volume One

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Beauty is in the eye of the beerholder.

April 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

  Why Does Music Feel So Good? – phenomena   nationalgeographic
  Live Music May Help Premature Babies – yahoo
  40 Years of Music Industry Change, In 40 Seconds or Less… – digitalmusicnews
  David Bowie Releases a Collection of His Vintage Videos Online – laughingsquid

The Black Angels – Indigo Meadow (Full [...]

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prevents hasty exits and rage-fueled walkouts

April 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

  The first two DrBeeper samplers of 2013:
    Lambda1   [download]

    Lambda2   [download]

  DrBeeper 2007 sampler flashback :
    Epsilon07-1   [download]
2012 : 150 Years of US Fiat
2007 : Was He the Eggman?
2004 : But here’s the thing

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our treatment of our most vulnerable citizens is a measure of our dignity as a society

April 8th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized


State-Wrecked: The Corruption of Capitalism in America – dstockman   nytimes
Cruel and Unusual Punishment: The Shame of Three Strikes Laws – mtaibbi   rollingstone
Drug Offenses, Not Violent Crime, Filling Up Federal Prisons – ibtimes
U.N. rights chief calls for closure of Guantanamo prison
As It Spied on Occupy Wall Street, Department of [...]

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a cardboard cutout crossed with an Etch A Sketch

April 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized


Mad About the Cost of TV? Blame Sports – theatlantic

The Screwball Economics of Major League Baseball – miaminewtimes
The rise and fall of A-Rod – jposnanski   nbcsports
Depth, Platoons, and Versatility: (yet another) New “Moneyball” – athleticsnation

What Are the Falcons Worth to Atlanta? – thesportseconomist

    DrB 2005 mix flashbacks:
     Monochrome [...]

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blinkered groupthink, deception, self-dealing, fraud, smugness, and self-delusion

April 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized


Dyslexia Workarounds: Creativity Without a Lot of Reading – wsj
What a Vasectomy is Really Like – bestof craigslist
Mystery of Prince Rupert’s Drop at 130,000 fps – SmarterEveryDay
Will 3D Printing Change the World? – PBSoffbook

2010 : LaundroMatinee : Those Darlins
2003 : The Laws of the Internet

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