The Police Are America's Terrorists

Last Saturday, Walter Scott was driving his Mercedes in North Charleston, S.C., when he was pulled over by police officer Michael Slager for driving with a broken taillight. Scott had a complicated life, as many of us do. He was employed and engaged; he owed back child support; in all likelihood he really didn’t… » 4/08/15 10:27pm 4/08/15 10:27pm

I appreciate this way of looking at the NCAA. It's tough for there to be heroes in such a broken system. Just because Calipari is more honest about his purpose does not necessarily make him a figure of valor. He takes the money, just like NCAA administrators. He's never going to attempt to really change the system.… » 3/27/15 10:12am 3/27/15 10:12am

I think this is germane to the conversation, Delineates how his personal actions differ from the efforts of his foundation. Also, protestors marched on his home the other day, so he may be feeling some heat: » 3/20/15 4:42pm 3/20/15 4:42pm

I love this article. Sierra Nevada is excellent, excellent beer. It's affordable, it's available, and it was my first "craft" beer. I'm happy to see it on Drunkspin. I'm happier still that I can buy it in Stewart's Shops across the Capital Region of upstate NY. » 11/04/14 3:44pm 11/04/14 3:44pm

I feel much the same way. I hate that the WFP endorsed Cuomo, but they've been instrumental in winning real concrete victories for working people and that's not something to discard. I voted for Howie last time and it felt pretty good. Today was more complicated, I voted straight WFP and I'm not sure it was the right… » 11/04/14 11:23am 11/04/14 11:23am

This was terrific and fun to read. Is there an average age that keepers start to, statistically speaking, lose a step or two? I also immediately thought of hockey and wondered if there is an analogy there. Goalie/keeper is such a psychologically fraught position. » 10/29/14 4:09pm 10/29/14 4:09pm