Weekend Edition: 5-20

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

  • We need ecstasy and cocaine in place of Prozac and Xanax (“We’d rather stick to antidepressants of minimal therapeutic impact, not because they guard against addiction – they don’t – but because of a puritanical aversion to supplying unearned happiness and, along with it, a deep-seated belief that people who suffer emotionally should just get over it.”)
  • What Has Become of American Healthcare? (“Even if Obamacare remains the law of the land there will still be millions uninsured, still many families that will face abject poverty and no medical care in a country where $1.5 trillion dollars can be spent on a plane that doesn’t fly.”)

Blog Headline of the Week

Practicing Law 101

  • Fucking bullshit” shouldn’t be uttered aloud when a judge overrules your objection

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Nonbookish Linkage

History does not always repeat itself. Sometimes it just yells, ‘Can’t you remember anything I told you?’ and lets fly with a club.

John W. Campbell, Jr. (1965)

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