November 4, 2011 § Leave a comment
- What Mississippi crimes will cost you your voting privilege if you’re convicted? Tom Freeland has an enlightening post about the confusing state of Mississippi’s disenfranchisement law.
- It’s up for a vote on Nov. 8. The NYT weighs in on Mississippi’s proposed “personhood amendment.“
- And, another NYT article, this on the decline of manners in the south.
- Locked out of your house, computer, wifi or garage? Lifehack offers top 10 ways to unlock the unlockable.
- Brian Palmer at Slate on why you should be drinking cheap wine. Like less than $5.00 a bottle.
- An elegy to handwriting by Ann Wroe at More Intelligent Life.
- Quite possibly the silliest opinion ever from the Mississippi Supreme Court. Thus Blogged Anderson revisits Justice Roberston’s embarassingly bombastic opinion in Dycus v. Sillers, 557 So. 2d 486 (Miss. 1990).
- SF Chronicle: A record 49% of all Americans live in a family where at least one member receives some type of government benefits. 63% of all federal spending is checks to individuals for which the government receives no services.