The Internet is not broken, and does not need to be fixed. Left-wing extremists have been crying wolf for the past decade about the harm to the Internet if the federal government didn’t regulate it. Not only were they wrong, but the Internet has exploded with innovation. Do not regulate the Internet. The best way to keep it open and free is what has kept it open and free all along—no government intervention.
There’s an organization out there called American Commitment that is preying on stupid people who see things through Amurikkah-tinted glasses by reframing the debate on net neutrality into a “government takeover” of the internet. If you are one of the 2.4 million people who signed this petition, you are among the 2.4 million stupidest people in the country. Just thought I should tell you so you can learn to embrace your stupidity and realize that you’re letting some jackasses paid for by the Koch family feed your brain with mind-numbing bullshit.
May you see the error of your ways and spend a couple of minutes researching the jerks that are brainwashing you. Thanks. — Ernie @ SFB(via shortformblog)
The key here is this: Colleges need to get more specific about who they want to help, and why. Universities’ commitment to ‘diversity’ is important, but it’s a poor substitute for a policy of equal access for the disadvantaged because ‘diverse’ students and disadvantaged students are not necessarily one and the same.
It’s time for a new strategy
The latest pre-election polls came out this morning, just a dozen days before Bolivia’s 2014 general election. No surprises: Evo Morales is pretty much a lock to win an unprecedented third term (the constitutionality of this remains debated, but won’t make a difference). Remember, all Evo needs is to win at least 40 percent of the vote and beat his nearest rival by 10 points to avoid a runoff.…
How could an organization that monitors its employees’ appearance and regulates how long they can celebrate on the field not pursue, with the same zeal, available video evidence of one of them knocking out his fiancée in an elevator?
When asked whether he has gotten any offers to venture into Hollywood during his 20-year career, Jung Woo Sung replied, “Going abroad should not be an actor’s ultimate goal.”
He added, “Of course, filming foreign projects is up to the individual, and they will have a reason for doing so.” Then he frankly stated, “Hollywood is a white-dominated industry, so unfortunately the main character has to be white. But I want to be a main character.”
He further explained, “I’m not sure why Asian actors must make it their goal to enter Hollywood, if it means that they will end up playing villains and supporting characters.”
south korean actor, jung woo sung, speaking frankly about casting and job opportunities in hollywood. (x)