If the title sounds familiar, it’s something people say about the term “feminazi”. Some jackass venture capitalist named Tom Perkins recently felt the need to compare a desire for less income inequality with the Holocaust. Even his former company rushed to distance itself from him, saying he’d had nothing to do with them in years.
I’ve been hearing a lot of chatter about “adults” who were too “irresponsible” to buy health insurance, and how that’s forced Obamacare on us, or how Obamacare is going to fix that or something. (Side note: the real problem with healthcare is that they charge way the hell too much. Just in case you’re wondering.)
I know, it’s obvious, right? They’re putting their foot down over a bill to prevent the extension of a $1,000/year tax cut to the middle class, but they won’t consider getting rid of a few tax cuts for the wealthy that haven’t helped the economy one iota. They promised no increases in taxes, but clearly
I recently told a Californian. “If it needs changed, I’ll let you know.” He asked where I was from. Until that moment, I had no idea that “needs changed” is a regionalism. Californians are taught to say “needs to be changed” or “needs changing.” This really took me aback because I’ve had a number of