A modest proposal by Hamilton Nolan.
Here is just a short sampling of government services that have been shut down for the past two weeks due to the electoral squabbles of a small minority of lawmakers: services catering to blind people; the investigation of industrial chemical spills; most of the Consumer Product Safety Commission; assistance to Americorps staffers; research by the NOAA; fisheries enforcement patrols; most Environmental Protection Agency functions; campaign finance law enforcement; labor law enforcement; all of the US Interagency Council on Homelessness; WIC funding for poor women and children; and much, much more.
Just discovered the T-shirt that I must wear to Homecoming.
This is being called the greatest tweet of all time. I can believe it.
I think I’ve beaten all of the bugs out of this here website. If anyone gets any new warnings, let me know.
On the bright side, it’s nice to know that when my server is hacked, EVERYONE knows to tell me it happened.
The Penn Relays medal depicts the original reason why Ben’s suggestion of “City of Brotherly Love” was looked upon askance by some people.
In other news, Philadelphia has introduced the popular new geesesteak.
Apparently someone got in through a WordPress backdoor here and the place has been rifled. There are sporadic reports that a page here, left open for a while, redirects to an adult site. If this happens to you, please let me know. I think I’ve closed all of the barn doors, but for all I know, the place now has windows.
Public service announcement: Jenn Phillips rocks so hard she makes Mount Rushmore feel flaccid. That is all.
Now that the Apple Event is winding up, back to: who stole my peanut butter and replaced it with a fitted bedsheet?
This is why we loathe you.
I was not fast enough to take a picture of the JeffSTAT ambulance, dammit.
Here’s a question, Bill Hangley and Alex Kudera. Why the hell was it 11A and 11B? Why not 11 and 13?
My father would have sold me to Satan to get the customer base this Starbucks has.
Taking a painkiller with my my morning meds on general principles. Middle-age achievement unlocked.
Yes, that *is* a rubber ducky on my screen, and I *am* doing work.
M&M snack mix bag: 5 servings. Or one breakfast.