I got a couple of tickets when I lived in Knoxville, but I never had to do what this woman did to get out of them. And good thing, too, because as it turns out, it didn’t work. Maybe she… Continue Reading
Not after reading this. You don’t do that sort of thing to a dog. Period.
Truth is properly defined in objective, not subjective, terms. I define a “subjective truth” here as “something that I agree with.” You might not agree with me, which makes your opinion wrong. For example, “Most country music is tedious, repetitious,… Continue Reading
This moneymaking plan is amoral, illegal, risky, and elegant. What more could a college student want? Step 1: Hire and have sex with a prostitute fronting as a masseuse, thereby inducing her to commit a crime. Step 2: Complain that… Continue Reading
Something is not good because it is “natural.” But calling something “natural” can produce startling feats of cognitive dissonance.
Tony Blair resigned as the PM of England today. It’s been a long time coming, so the Beeb is more interested in what the new PM, Gordon Brown, is going to do. But it’s interesting to see that Blair has… Continue Reading
It’s not my own headline, but I couldn’t possibly have improved on it. And it’s 100% accurate. Seems that a sous chef for a high-end seafood restaurant in New York copied, ingredient for ingredient and technique for technique, all of… Continue Reading
Wife’s birthday. I want something better than a gift certificate for yet more stamping equipment for her. Parents’ anniversary. I want something more interesting for them than a couple bottles of wine. Any thoughts, inspirations, or ideas would… Continue Reading
I wrote in December that the Supreme Court had some really interesting cases on its docket this year. Following up on the lead story from back then, I note that today, a badly-fractured decision upheld the ability of a high… Continue Reading
Americans know very little have surprising gaps in their knowledge about themselves, and know even less about the world around them. These kinds of polls and “man on the street” interviews, showing shocking ignorance of even basic facts about the… Continue Reading