At our usual Thursday night dinner tonight, one of the partners in the firm got called home early by his wife. A good thing, too, since the fire line for the north end of the Crown Fire has by now… Continue Reading
I will never understand why it is that when I offer someone money to settle a lawsuit, they act as though they’ve been insulted. I can understand a reaction of “No, that isn’t enough.” But I simply can’t comprehend someone… Continue Reading
After getting home from work tonight, I took out one of the mason jars, the one with the fruit that is supposed to have the strongest flavor and therefore infuse the fastest — the tangerines. I strained out the excess… Continue Reading
I really liked the photo on today’s Bing, the one of Atrani on Italy’s Amalfi Coast. So I wanted to wallpaper it and couldn’t figure out how to do it. Instead, the click went to a generic search for all… Continue Reading
This is why I’m not a pure libertarian; at some point, privatizing everything becomes absurd. Pay & Sit by Fabian Brunsing
Yesterday I didn’t know who Justin Bieber was — why would I? But Google educated me in about ten seconds, enabling me to fully understand a joke on the internet. Today I find out that the annoyingly long-haired moppet minstrel… Continue Reading
Amusing and insightful, the way good satire ought to be.
The core issue of L’affaire Sherrod is that no one, anywhere along the way, from Andrew Breitbart to the NAACP to Tom Vilsack, used any kind of critical thinking skills.
This video has apparently been around for a while but today is the first time I’ve seen it. Wow. Just … wow.
Almost exactly nine months ago, I offered an opinion which contained an element critical of conservative media after it appeared that the White House had chosen to disfavor Fox News. (Conservative Readers, I hope, will note that I was more… Continue Reading