Sports Stadium: Making Serfs Cheer to Get Plundered

Today’s Philosophical Public Service Moment. From KUSI: “Chargers and Raiders moving forward on L.A. stadium proposal.” The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders are expected to formally announce Friday that they are working on a plan to build a $1.7 billion NFL stadium to share in the Los Angeles County city of Carson. The teams are pursuing a stadium option in Carson for one straightforward reason: If they cannot find a permanent solution in their home markets, the teams would have Read more […]

L.A. Infrastructure Showing Signs of Corruption

Showing city government and city planning at its finest, L.A. infrastructure is cracking up. Bloomberg.com reports: Los Angeles is showing its age, and city officials don’t have plans for financing the facelift. From buckling sidewalks to potholed thoroughfares to storm drains that can’t handle a little rain, the infrastructure that holds the second-largest U.S. city together is suffering from years of deferred maintenance. Bringing pipes that deliver water to 3.9 million people up to snuff Read more […]

The Real War on Women in One Picture (If this Happens Near You, Be an Escort!)

Obama’s War on Women and the Unborn continues unabated. From the Blaze: Witnesses say a pregnant woman in labor was prevented by authorities from crossing a Los Angeles street to a hospital Wednesday because the road had been closed for President Barack Obama’s impending motorcade. The unidentified woman was barred from walking the few hundred feet to the hospital for at least 30 minutes as authorities waited for the president’s motorcade to pass by, witness Carrie Clifford told TheBlaze Read more […]