Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, which up until now has been relatively pressure- free… So in keeping with that, today’s blog entry will be mostly links.
Mostly links today. In the wake of the grand jury verdict in St. Louis, protestors lit the Molotov cocktails, broke out the guns (all legally purchased, I’ll bet), picked up the bricks, and went to […]
The decision of the Grand Jury in the matter of Darren Wilson was expected to be released over the weekend. It was not. But that didn’t stop the protestors from blocking traffic, defacing memorials, cursing […]
A quick look around the world makes it clear. The lot of women in many parts of the world find themselves in dire straits. Boko Haram kidnapped young girls in Nigeria, raped them, converted them […]
Connecticut continues its experiment with voter-assisted suicide by electing the lamest Washington delegation possible. (Well, Joe Courtney and Jim Himes aren’t complete lunatics, so I guess there’s still hope.) Over the weekend, the states […]
I feel better. This morning, echoing Johnathan Gruber, I was willing to bet that the shots sent back to Earth from the Philae Lander, which landed yesterday on a distant comet, would be largely ignored.
Remember Sheff vs O’Neill? Ah! Good times, good times! The suit was brought to address disparities which existed, and still do, between urban and suburban school districts. City kids scored much lower on standardized testing […]
It’s Veterans Day, when Americans express their gratitude to those who defend us, past and present.
Several weeks ago in this space, I speculated that “smart people” would address the “obesity epidemic” by regulating the American diet. How right I was.
Remember this classic video from the 2012 Presidential race? Ah! Good times! Good Times! The “free” cellphone program dates back to 2008 with the creation of the Safelink” program, designed to provide cell service to […]