The perfect compromise for the open position on the Supreme Court

With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the political world has been in a frenzy.

Scalia was a conservative justice, and without him, the bench is evenly divided between four mostly liberal judges and four mostly conservative judges. The appointment of the next justice will have reverberations felt for a long time to come.

Naturally, this has caused violent arguments in Washington and beyond about what to do. Republicans in the Senate–who must provide consent on the presidential appointment, as laid out in the Constitution–have said they won’t even vote on any Obama nominee since it’s an election year.

Obama, for his part, has said “Come on, guys,” and “I’m sorry I did the same thing when I was in the Senate.”

Let’s see if we can work through some extreme scenarios to find the perfect compromise. Continue reading

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Political Roundup: Rubio’s Canadian America

We don’t talk much politics around the SCS water cooler, mostly because talking politics is just about the worst thing anyone could possibly do.[1]

However, politics is playing a large part in the American consciousness right now, and there are some important things to discuss.

Let’s find out about the hidden message in Marco Rubio’s new “Morning again” ad. Continue reading

Unnecessarily Deep Review of Crappy Song Lyrics: “Cheerleader” edition

Today, for the 10,734th time, I heard OMI’s “Cheerleader”. Like all empty pop songs, it doesn’t warrant close scrutiny.

So let’s scrutinize it.

I finally actually heard the lyrics beyond “found myself a cheerleader” and it was confusing and frustrating to listen to. Now my pain can be your pain. Continue reading

The bullfighting baby the world deserves, but not the one it needs right now

Because the world loves jokes at my expense, we are continuing with our stories involving bulls.

Because the world is a dark and unpredictable place, this time the story involves a baby.

Yes, it’s time to talk about the bullfighter who took his baby with him into the ring while putting a large, dangerous animal through its paces.

Because the world is a fascinating, ego-driven place, we know about this due to the bullfighter posting a picture of it on his Instagram account. Continue reading