One of the most fascinating, if not the most fascinating, books I have ever read about the ancient world was a rehash of Edward N. Luttwak’s Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire. Most military historians find the ancient world of… Continue Reading
And here I was today beginning to question the limits of my intelligence. Not so fast. TL!
Yesterday, I knew I’d have a long wait in court before my case was called, so I brought my Kindle with me to pass the time in the hallway. Just as I was folding it up to go in to… Continue Reading
This doesn’t look quite like the movie about Hypatia of Alexandria that I would have made… …but then again, it’s impressive that a movie about Hypatia has been made at all. And that they had the very good sense to… Continue Reading
Hey, International Olympic Committee. Cut the Canadian Women’s Hockey team a slackburger with cheese, huh? They played a super-tough game against a really good U.S. squad and won the gold medal. That’s the top of the universe for women’s hockey… Continue Reading
You are not immune to this. Neither am I, neither is anyone. Your cultural world view shades, often overtly and powerfully, what you think is real. In other words, facts have ideologies. But it’s more than that. Nudge-like, the manner… Continue Reading
I’ve literally no idea how I found this story. But it sent chills up my spine.
I want me some Norwegian curling pants,‘Cuz then I could go for the gold.They got room to do the M.C. Hammer dance,I got moves that never get old. I love the argyle of white, blue, and red,And fame from using a broom.I’ll… Continue Reading
Via Bleakonomy, I see the deeply saddening and deeply disturbing case of Dr. Earl Bradley, a small-town pediatrician from suburban Delaware. Dr. Bradley was arrested and has been formally accused of thirty-three counts of molestation of children, some of them… Continue Reading
There is a fourteen-day limit on the Miranda rule. You didn’t know that? Neither did I, and neither did anyone else, not until this new interpretation of the case interpreting the Fifth Amendment got handed down with this fine piece… Continue Reading