"The central argument for Scheer over Trudeau is that he says less embarrassing things. His rhetoric is superior to Trudeau's. I would like to submit that this is the worst argument possible for voting in favour of a particular politician,"
"We have too often been involved in wars, or “military engagements” as the government likes to call them (Congress hasn’t declared an actual war since 1941), that only succeeded in costing American lives, adding to our despicable $21 trillion debt
"Perhaps the most ambitious idea for retaliation for the Syrian chemical attack is to air drop DVD copies of 'The Room,' the derided and ironically loved movie starring and directed by Tommy Wiseau."
"Capitalism isn’t winning a war on poverty, it’s massacring poverty. The benefits aren’t being felt by all. Certainly not those utterly victimized by NATO’s foreign policy in Yemen and Libya, nor our power struggle with Russia in Syria. They’re completely
I’m a hydrologist. A big part of my job is doing math about floodplains, which means I get to see firsthand how poorly the public understands the most basic laws of statistics. First, let’s pretend your home is in a floodplain as
One of the most shocking reveals of my generation (I’m 32) is that the 101 Dalmatians villain, Cruella Deville, is a play on Cruel Devil. For some reason, we’ve missed that. In the same way, we missed that it’s the
As the leader of the Christian Democratic Union, Angela Merkel is a bit of a mystery to outsiders. Her pronounced social conservatism is on display voting against same-sex marriage as recently as this year, and her declaration of multiculturalism as