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 →