I. Background Karen Golinski is a staff attorney employed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, who works out of the Ninth Circuit’s headquarters office in San Francisco. In 2008, during the window of time in… Continue Reading
Opponents of same-sex marriage in Iowa want to have something like California’s Proposition 8 there to overturn the judicial decision extending marriage rights to same-sex couples. If you were writing a news story about this political effort, you could use… Continue Reading
Merry Christmas to my Christian readers! Today, I give you a Green Christmas. We begin by debunking some ecological myths. Well, sort of. Then, I’ll point you to an interesting set of thoughts about global warming as an ethical and… Continue Reading
This only makes sense. And it demonstrates the real power of the Christian majority of the nation. Even if a tiny person, whom you could easily sue and roll over under other circumstances, steals your intellectual property for their private… Continue Reading
For the record, I don’t imagine for a second that most American Christians who take their religion seriously and consider themselves patriots would do anything but condemn trying to invoke the power of prayer to have God strike a fellow… Continue Reading
Freaking hillarious. Happy Festivus, everyone!
This description of how the original Declaration of Independence is cared for when it has to be moved about is fascinating. The author does not indicate but I presume that he refers to the actual document that was written in… Continue Reading
Among other sources for sports news, I sometimes read Yahoo! Sports’ Shutdown Corner NFL blog. This week, that blog used the graphic posted at the left to advertise its live chat for the Monday night football game between Washington and… Continue Reading
In reading over my last three posts, you may get the sense that I’m bitter about something. And it’s true that it kind of stung to lose by one point to Pittsburgh as time expired after what I think was… Continue Reading
How come when I get up in the middle of the night to pee I always step with my bare feet on the last remaining tack strip on the edge of the only carpet in the entire house?