Cynical Observations

The truth will get you fired

Things you shouldn't say at your dissertation defense

If your ratings are big you can get away with racism (more here)

The US government sure loves its lawless, secret CIA prisons — those would be the black sites where there's water boarding and other torture or near-torture, and people seem to vanish and die. Is there any hope that our next President will end this shameful system? I am not optimistic about most of the candidates, although the worst abuses may be curbed.

Résumé lies and signals

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