A warning to bloggers everywhere: don’t post things that you’ll be afraid to own later. A doctor in Massachusetts learned that lesson the hard way.
This sounds depressingly familiar. The U.S. moves its ballistic missile defense program forward, Russia responds with angry rhetoric and technological innovations of its own. It’s an expensive, nerve-wracking display of gamesmanship between the two most powerful militaries on the planet.… Continue Reading
During one of the early Republican Presidential debates, Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas raised his hand when the panel was asked “Who here does not believe in evolution”? Today in the New York Times, Senator Brownback attempts to explain himself.… Continue Reading
Loyal Readers participating in last week’s poll overwhelmingly thought women look better now than at any time in the past. Interesting. I was kind of partial to the 1940’s look; what with the pencil skirts, stockings, and hats and all.… Continue Reading
A 1-0 unassisted goal with six minutes left sealed the second victory for Anaheim. Go Ducks!
Most of the time, I am deferential to the military. I admire and respect the very intelligent, talented, dedicated, and selfless men and women (but still mostly men) who voluntarily choose to enter a special institution in which they give… Continue Reading
The White House has announced its pleasure at the birth last week of Dick and Lynne Cheney’s sixth grandchild. Samuel David Cheney is a healthy eight-pound, six-ounce baby boy, the son of Mary Cheney and her partner, Heather Poe. Good… Continue Reading
A woman sued her children’s school in Gwinnett County, Georgia because the school’s library carried Harry Potter books. She chose to represent herself and challenged the books on the theory that they advocated witchcraft, which is a religion, and therefore… Continue Reading
So an older woman and her adult son walk in to the office today. They want a lawyer. They haven’t called to make an appointment or anything like that; these are walk-ins. They want help with a wide variety of… Continue Reading
The BBC has a list of horrifically bad reality TV show pitches, only some of which were nixed before they were ever broadcast. It’s good to know that there are limits. Astonishingly slack limits, true, but limits nonetheless. It’s really… Continue Reading