Here it is, in all its glory, the ultimate scare argument against same-sex marriage. Iowa Code § 595.19 currently reads: 595.19 VOID MARRIAGES.1. Marriages between the following persons who are related by blood are void:a. Between a man and his… Continue Reading
Jon Huntsman is a possible candidate for President in 2012? I’d not really thought about it, but I have to admit that he’s stepping up to say something in a real leadership capacity today. (People have to start getting his… Continue Reading
Well, he comments on a blog, anyway. It’s pure vitriol, too. Enjoy.
Pat Tillman Foundation Bisque’s series of atheist paintings (among others).
I had cause to check the actuarial tables of the Social Security Administration today. The amount of time that the tables say I have left to live* is almost exactly the amount of time that I have already lived. It’s… Continue Reading
Back in the 1990’s, there was a kid in Minnesota who, quite obnoxiously, put together a cross from broken chair legs, and burned it on the front lawn of an African-American family in St. Paul. He was charged with violating… Continue Reading
Upon hearing this afternoon of Senator Arlen Specter’s decision to switch parties and run for re-election as a Democrat, my very first reaction was, “Well, who can blame him?” The Republican Party has little to offer Specter. The party offered… Continue Reading
Paul Campos at LGM bemoans people who, despite having Google at their fingertips, are seemingly unable to use that tool. This reminds me of something that happened at work a while back. We tried to hire paralegals using skills testing.… Continue Reading
It seems cruel and evil to wish another person dead. But in this case, I’ll make an exception. Pakistani intelligence suspects that the leader of al-Qaeda is dead, and if they’re right, that is frankly cause for celebration. Especially on… Continue Reading
A while back, I wrote about what seemed to be a clever idea: One alternative idea I heard on NPR today [September 26, 2008] was a suggestion that a change in the bankruptcy code, perhaps drafted with a very short… Continue Reading