It's ridiculous to for anyone to claim that anything was or was not what the Founding Fathers would have wanted. The Founding Fathers were not monolithic in their thinking which is why we have a Constitution built with ideas based in compromise, including slaves being 3/5ths of a person and having both a House and a… » 4/16/14 4:41pm Wednesday 4:41pm

In the video they showed the solution was constructing a waste water treatment facility and bathrooms, so I think the campaign is aimed at generating public pressure to build infrastructure as well as getting people to use the facilities they have. » 4/16/14 12:47am Wednesday 12:47am

There are successful commenting models, but because they take a few more dollars to implement or don't get as many clickety-clicks, websites are loath to implement them. The stars system at Gawker worked well to keep the trolls at bay, moderators and clear rules at places like NY Times and TWoP help weed out the stupid … » 4/15/14 2:36pm Tuesday 2:36pm

I'm sure people will tell me if I'm wrong, because people like to do that, but I always thought "tranny" referred not to someone who had transitioned, but to someone who purposely was in the "in-between" stage— "chicks with dicks," if you will— and used their in-between-ness as a feature, not a bug for sexual purposes,… » 4/15/14 12:37pm Tuesday 12:37pm