July 18, 2024

US tipping culture keeps invading other countries — this is the latest victim

One by one, nations are falling — to dreaded “tipflation.” The American practice of overtipping due to passive-aggressive tactics — and often guilt — is spreading overseas to Europe, where it is customary to leave only a Euro or two. First, cafes and brasseries in Paris were caught red-handed begging for an all-American extra 20% […]

Holder: Trump Wouldn’t Have Been Charged if He Returned Material, Obstruction Was ‘Tipping Point’

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” former Attorney General Eric Holder said that — based on what he has heard in media reports on the reported indictment of former President Donald Trump — the case is ultimately based on obstruction and if Trump “had taken that material from the Justice Department and had done

Blue Jays pitcher on Aaron Judge controversy: ‘I was kind of tipping the pitch’

The cheating allegations the New York Yankees faced over the course of the week seemed to be completely nixed as Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Jay Jackson admitted he was tipping pitches during a game. The tiff started Monday night when Blue Jays broadcasters wondered why Aaron Judge was glancing over toward his bench before a […]

America Has Reached the ‘Gun Control Tipping Point’

On August 30, Salon suggested society may have reached a tipping point, where Americans are unable–or unwilling–to think of supporting any new gun control proposed by “extremes.” Salon makes this point via an interview with UCLA cognitive psychologist Keith Holyoak, who explained that Americans are now so entrenched on one side or the other that […]

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