Don’t complain about your taxes!

https://kottke.org/18/04/how-bill-russell-stopped-charles-barkley-from-complaining-about-taxes

 

As I’ve been fortunate to be reasonably successful in life, I am looking more and more for ways to give back.  And not being a jerk about the most fundamental way to do that is, literally, the least anybody can do.

March for Our Lives

We exercised our civic voice and joined the rally at the state capital to support the marching students. It was awesome to see such a motivated generation! We all tear’d up and chanted “enough!” despite the cold.  In the meantime, I’ll leave you with some #truth reading.

Super-interesting Article on “Political Correctness”

My thing about “political correctness” is that it’s not a constraint on free speech at all.  It’s simply acting civilized.  When somebody who is a particular thing asks you to refer to them a certain way, that’s just being civilized to accommodate them.  When people say “I hate all this political correctness”, I like to replace “political correct” with “being respectful”.  And then people just sound like dicks for saying “I hate all this being respectful”.

Read the article here.