Stuff I Am Qualified to Talk About

A Nation of Immigrants

Perhaps the most common device employed in defense of immigration is that of the phrase We are a nation of immigrants. This is said flippantly and often met without anything but a nod, as if to say, Of course. Is it obvious that we are a nation of immigrants? We should look at the data. (more…)

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Yang Gang 2020 – Big If True

Andrew Yang appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience as an entrepreneur running for POTUS and is taking the Internet by storm. He is proposing a Universal Basic Income of $1,000 per month and probably a couple other things about WhoGivesADamn. While he is running as a Democrat, he is garnering the attention of many disparate factions, including the dissident right that memed Trump into the Oval Office. I won’t bore my Dear Reader with a laundry list of his opinions, one can go to his website for that. I want to explore his UBI because it’s the biggest campaign promise that’s ever been proposed. (more…)

Nobody Cares About the WNBA

Every year, at least one notable WNBA player lets us know that she is unhappy with her pay because LeBron James, Stephen Curry, or Russell Westbrook pulls in a lot more. They say this without even paying lip service to the fact that these men are some of the greatest athletes who have ever walked this earth, and that the WNBA loses money every year. (more…)