I’m in a pretty bad mood today, for no particular reason. I’m just human.
I’d love to write something, but given my state of mind at the moment, I’ll stick to posting links for you as the sequester looms over us.
- Horse meat at IKEA?
- “Yahoo!’s new-ish CEO, Marissa Mayer, has signed off on eliminating it [working from home] as an option for her employees. This is about more than lifestyle or employee cohesion (or pajama pants). It’s a deeply political move.”
- This is wrong. “What began 40 years ago as a “fun” thing by a handful of rodeo-loving inmates and employees is now big business. Proceeds from the Angola Prison Rodeo cover rodeo expenses and supplement the Louisiana State Penitentiary Inmate Welfare Fund which provides for inmate educational and recreational supplies.”
- “Sotomayor took issue with the unidentified prosecutor who, while questioning an African-American defendant in a drug case, asked: “You’ve got African-Americans, you’ve got Hispanics, you’ve got a bag full of money. Does that tell you – a light bulb doesn’t go off in your head and say, this is a drug deal?””
- “It’s been 365 days since George Zimmerman, the self-appointed sentry of his Sanford, Fla., gated community, tailed and then fatally shot Trayvon Martin, a black 17-year-old carrying little more than a cell phone, a bottle of iced tea and a pack of Skittles.”