Monthly Archives: July 2017

Thank our omnipotent government

The gas gauge broke. There was no smartphone app to tell me how much was left, so I ran out. I had to call the local gas station to give me enough to get on my way. The gruff but lovable attendant arrived in his truck and started to pour gas in my car’s tank.…

via How Government Wrecked the Gas Can — Knuckledraggin My Life Away

Bestsellers that aren’t

The impossibility of social justice convergence in action:The influential German news magazine Der Spiegel has deleted from its bestseller list a book that one of its own editors had pushed up the rankings, after it was found to be “antisemitic and historically revisionist”.Finis Germania, or The End of Germany, collects the thoughts of the late…

via When “bestseller” lists don’t list bestsellers — Vox Popoli