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Senator Charles Schumer feels like he got hookwinked during the Roberts and Alito nominations. And he’s therefore not going to support any Republican nominee for the Supreme Court at all unless a good showing can be made that a new… Continue Reading
Here’s a UoP student comment to a hypo about a company potentially able to pin a very illegal act on a “rogue” employee: “This story is a good example of why you should always follow the law because Rick didn’t… Continue Reading
An interesting set of questions from the Friendly Atheist. The key here is to have short, concise, honest, and meaningful answers to the questions. Here goes: Why do you not believe in God? Because there is no evidence indicating God’s… Continue Reading
One of my favorite writers is back on the Net. Has been for a little while; it just took me a while to find him again. I’m very pleased.
For the past several days, there have been a lot of discussions about The New Republic publishing descriptions of atrocities and other acts of insane cruelty by U.S. soldiers in Iraq, published under the pseudonyms “My Diarist” and “Scott Thomas.” … Continue Reading
An interesting issue raised in a rape trial in Nebraska: does using the word “rape” to describe an event have an unfair emotional impact? Basic facts: man and women hook up at a bar, have some drinks, go home, and… Continue Reading
My old e-mail address is working again. Hooray! My friends in Manhattan Beach fixed it up so my old e-mail address forwards automatically to their new e-mail domain, and assigned me an e-mail address there, so now I can continue… Continue Reading
I got forwarded a very old bit of urban legend e-mail today, the one about Pepsi omitting the words “under God” from the pledge of allegiance on new cans of its products. This bit of falsity has been circulating since… Continue Reading
“…there has to be a line and the law draws the line where it draws it and it is unreasonable to ask a merchant to analize minors on a case-by-case basis.“ It’s called spell-check. Use it, every time.