[US1] Desperation in West Virginia.
[US2] The immigration crackdown is doing some damage to the border economy.
[US3] New Yorkers really, really hate slow walkers. I’m actually with them on this.
[US4] Well this is a real bummer.
[US5] This proposal to split California three ways avoids the alleged senate balance of the previous six-state plan and in my view creates more sustainable states. Just as four is a better number for Texas than five, three is probably a better number than six for California.
[US7] An interesting look at the cultural relationship between the US and Australia. Australia has the population of Texas, roughly, so it’s not surprising that the penetration would be unidirectional. The same would be true if Texas had its own scene, though at least like Canada they wouldn’t need to be redone the way an Australian television import would.
[US8] Keri Leigh Merritt explains how emancipation benefited poor whites by giving them someone lower than them in the “free persons” hierarchy.
Laughed so hard reading this I had an asthma attack and was temporarily convinced I was going to die. All for the love of Sleve McDichael. pic.twitter.com/YPNYWr0zgc
— John Vincent Doran (@JahDuran) October 4, 2017