News

Briefly on China Imposing Sanctions on North Korea

August 14, 2017 Shawn McElhinney 0

Earlier today, China announced it will soon cut off imports of coal, iron/lead ore and goods from North Korea per UN sanctions. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) August 14, 2017 Or if you prefer your news the more old fashioned way courtesy of a webpage: China is to stop importing coal, […]

Culture

Montana GOP Candidate Assaults Guardian Reporter

May 25, 2017 Shawn McElhinney 0

Seriously, you cannot make this stuff up. As I noted in a prior article, among the special election races taking place this year is one in Montana for the At-Large seat there.{1} Who if asked “how can we help our chances to win”? when faced with a close election in the closing […]

News

On Sean Spicer, Godwin’s Law, and Being A Moron

April 12, 2017 Shawn McElhinney 1

There are few things more elementary in writing or speech than avoiding what has become known as Godwin’s Law. Godwin’s Law got its start as a result of online discussions where Mike Godwin in 1990 coined the following Law: “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison […]