Greenpeace has apologized for an unbelievable recent stunt in which activists desecrated the 2,000-year-old Nazca lines.
- Google is considered one of the best places to work. Too bad Spain is going to miss out.
- Angry students interrupted Peter Thiel's speech at the University of California, Berkeley. Thiel was chased off stage as a "Black Lives Matter" protest began.
- Reining in the IRS is a top priority for Congressional Republicans in the coming year.
- CIA Director John Brennan says we've had enough of all that silly transparency business. "Over the top transparency," he called it.
- The 2015 Golden Globe nominations were announced.
"My cousin committed suicide while on duty at the armory after coming home from a tour abroad."
In the best of all possible worlds, such actions wouldn't be necessary. In the current climate, boycotting social media might spark a return to a robust marketplace of ideas.
The Utah Supreme Court upheld a six-month suspension without pay, based in part (though not entirely) on these remarks; the judge has a history of past discipline on other grounds as well.
"I want to be clear that the comments I made are not indicative of who I am or who I've become in the years since."