This morning’s Scrabble score: The Wife TL 10 44 26 14 11 22 24 29 15 14 9 16 16 22 40 17 38 31 14 15 35 26 15 19 74 -8 Total: 327 Total: 261 Grrr.
I’ve resisted the idea of English being the official language of the United States in the past. While it’s certainly the dominant language, this is a nation of immigrants and people bring their cultures with them here. Part of those… Continue Reading
My posts on Oval Office are supposed to be objective thoughts about the race. This post is advocacy, so it goes here. Rudy Giuliani is going to take some criticism for his handling of 9/11 in the next few days… Continue Reading
We’ve seen this story before; the only “news” in it is that the study demonstrating that there was no appreciable effect of prayer on patients undergoing heart surgery (indeed, in terms of raw numbers, the prayed-for patients actually did worse)… Continue Reading
Imagine this. The Iranian Navy sends a boat out from its far-western port of Bandar-e Mahshahr to patrol against smugglers. The boat finds a Saudi-flagged ship it does not recognize in their territorial waters, and sends over a boarding party… Continue Reading
Senators Obama and McCain are using one another as foils to appeal to their parties’ ideologically-motivated elements. I ask, are they wise for executing traditional “run outside, then run inside” strategies?
The 1899 Cleveland Spiders finished their season with a 20-134 record. On today’s 162-game schedule, that would be a record of 21-141.
A few minor changes in the blog, mostly a subtle color scheme change, a new graphic, and updated links to other pages. Most importantly, the links now include my father’s new blog. Check it out — my folks just got… Continue Reading
It’s official; I’m now a blogger on Oval Office 2008. It should be fun co-blogging with a bunch of other political junkies, especially ones of a variety of political persuasions and backgrounds. The blogmaster is British, which gives him an… Continue Reading