How much does it really matter if the next President is Hillary Clinton, Rudy Giuliani, or someone else? Realistically, the following things are going to happen no matter who sits in the Oval Office: We’re still going to have troops… Continue Reading
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In an ongoing discussion about the role of religion in American life, Dr. Richard Land, the President of the Southern Baptist Convention, asked: “Where are the great atheist-sponsored charitable and reform movements? Where are the atheist children homes and orphanages?… Continue Reading
I confess: I sort of lost my cool judicial demeanor yesterday serving as a pro tem in small claims court, this time right here in the Antelope Valley. After hearing all sorts of discussion between two people who just plain… Continue Reading
Today is the day for closing escrow on Soffit House. The Wife and I needed to produce $8,600 in the form of a cashier’s check to close on our house. So yesterday, I went to Wells Fargo to have that… Continue Reading
A quick guide, with handy illustrations. Particularly amusing for the picture of Jenna Bush showing the “devil horns” to her dad.
Sometimes, one theory is better than another. Having overheard a conservation today at lunch about how evolution is “just a theory,” and trying my best to not jump out of my chair and bitch-slap the participants, I take this opportunity… Continue Reading
Yesterday I wrote (and today I updated) about some of the terrible things the government of Iran does to its people. Iran has an unusual governmental structure. Formally, the government is called the “Islamic Republic of Iran” and much (although… Continue Reading
But some laughably bad ones, at that. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke today at Columbia University in New York, having previously been denied permission to go to Ground Zero and lay a wreath there, ostensibly to pay respect to the… Continue Reading
Cocktails are good sometimes. Not often, but a combination of bitter and cold enhances the taste of alcohol. Cocktails should not be sweet. They can have sweet elements — tonic water, for instance, is mildly sweet, but it is more… Continue Reading