Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.
- Obamacare saved my a**: Really, it literally saved my a**
The Affordable Care Act saved me thousands of dollars this year, and will have saved me hundreds of thousands down the road. Also worth mentioning: it potentially saved my life. At the very least, it saved my ass.
- How Being an Obama Hater Warps Your Mind
In my book America Is Not Post-Racial, I identify and analyze the 25 million Obama Haters in America. Obama Haters love Obama conspiracy theories.
- What Happened to the Boy Who Accidentally Shot His Sister Dead
It took a second for the gun to accidentally go off, weeks for Florida to pass a law to keep guns out of children’s hands, and a lifetime for Sean Smith to forgive himself.
- Racists threaten to boycott “Star Wars VII” because it promotes “white genocide,” apparently
Today in Stuff That Will Make You Hang Your Head In Despair, a bunch of white supremacists are tweeting under the hashtag #BoycottStarWarsVII. Why? Apparently J.J. Abrams’ new “Star Wars” installment is a little too multicultural for their liking (black actor John Boyega plays Finn, a stormtrooper, one of the presumed leads).