Do any of those kids study and go to class? I remember that in college (Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1980s) even the Greeks were so swamped with work that they had to withhold bullshit until Friday night. But these girls look like they got nothing to do except lunch and get mani/pedis. Sort of like training for their eventual… » 3/23/15 2:31pm Monday 2:31pm

Yes, actually. That would be a great solution. Unions are the sole, one, and only reason any of us have these things called "weekends" and "health care" and "kids in school, not sweatshops." But yeah, fuck unions. » 3/18/15 4:16pm 3/18/15 4:16pm

That's well said. In the last three cities I lived in, the affordable housing development fostered just such cries, mostly from white people who were terrified they'd have to look at black faces. » 3/18/15 7:12pm 3/18/15 7:12pm

The T got hit with about 24" of snow over the course of three weeks in Jan/Feb. It's now mid-March and they're still on reduced schedules and will be for at least two-three more weeks. In the fall, the T can be delayed for up to two hours in each direction because of leaves on the tracks." Believe me, this town is not… » 3/18/15 7:01pm 3/18/15 7:01pm

To see the horror that is American influence in the Caribbean, one only need compare the US Virgin Islands to the British version. St. John is mostly national park, so it's unspoiled, but compare the K-Marts and Kentucky Fried Chickens of St. Thomas to the beauty of Tortola or Virgin Gorda. We spoil everything. » 3/17/15 4:00pm 3/17/15 4:00pm

Anybody who says the "liberal media" only has it out for Republicans is crazy. The day after 1) it's discovered that Clinton put some emails here, some there, who fucking cares, and B) 47 senators arguably commit treason in order to make a political statement, there are four (4) front page stories on the NYT home page… » 3/11/15 8:41pm 3/11/15 8:41pm