You’d expect a vinegar-and-baking-soda sort of interaction when Bill O’Reilly interviewed Richard Dawkins — but in fact, they had a pleasant, civil discussion with no voices raised or names called, and concluded it by agreeing to disagree. I know, such… Continue Reading
I have initially been moderately discomfited but at the same time fascinated with the phenomenon of Fred Thompson being wooed by social conservatives to seek the Presidency. Note that Thompson has still not even so much as formed an exploratory… Continue Reading
I don’t know why it took me so long to do it, but I’ve found a site that creates parodies of those annoying “motivator” posters. You know the ones — a black background with a beautiful picture in the middle,… Continue Reading
This is kind of a far-out proposal. But then again, so were the ideas of space tourism, instant communication across continents, replacing monarchs with democracies, and transporting fresh water 100 miles to urban centers. We need people who think of… Continue Reading
Sure enough, two of my students (in a class of four) have withdrawn from my graduate-level seminar in Business Law and Ethics for Managers — rather than write and turn in a cited 1,500-word paper. One of them claimed a… Continue Reading
This is what my little Karma did today when I came home from work. After this display, The Wife and I took the dogs out for a walk around the neighborhood. Good exercise and it gets the dogs tired, too!
Yesterday was The Wife’s Toastmasters competition. Despite a raging headache that medicine would not relieve, I went to the event to support her, and had a reasonably good time in spite of the event starting an hour late. The Wife… Continue Reading
Ann Althouse offers about the best reconciliation possible. Knowing anything about the D&X procedure is a sure-fire gross-out, and Rudy’s current position (pro-choice but anti-D&X) is probably in line with that of the majority of Americans. But I can understand… Continue Reading
Here’s an article in the Spectator (the British version) suggesting that we’ve had credible information about Saddam’s WMD bunkers since 2003, and haven’t exploited that rather splashy information because we moved too slowly to prevent the Saddam-era Iraqis from selling… Continue Reading
On balance, Legal Beagle likes them. She also garnered two quite amusing comments.