Monthly Archives: March 2014

Jon Stewart’s Worst Argument

I waited entirely too long to write this post, and now it’s no longer topical, but I did want to take a few moments to specifically address one of the points Jon Stewart continually brought up during his interview debate … Continue reading

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Article Roundup – 3/22/14

Belgium bans a wide range of sexist speech – The Volokh Consipracy. Here’s one for you, Belgium has just banned “sexist” speech.  One intrepid blogger points out that this is even more ridiculous than you think, because under Belgian law, … Continue reading

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With Friends Like These…

Imagine you’re at a party.  The room is full of people, but you’ve managed to find a quiet corner.  Sitting next to you is a professional colleague, one you’ve met several times and know reasonably well.  You even refer to … Continue reading

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Privately Funded Cops – Coming Soon To A Corporate Neighborhood Near You

Facebook cops are a horrible idea – Salon Our good friends over at Salon are at it again, expressing shock and disbelief over the latest outrage to sweep America (You know, besides the fact that white people are dancing in … Continue reading

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Article Roundup – 3/8/14

Not safe to display American flag in American high school. The Volokh Conspiracy has joined the very selective list of blogs I make a point to check every single day.  Sometimes the topics are a bit mundane, sometimes their guest … Continue reading

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“Sochi Problems” Are Government Problems

The Winter Olympics came and went, as the world’s best skiers and skaters (yeah, the entire winter Olympics is based on those two unpopular sports, but we try not to talk about that in order to be polite) descended upon … Continue reading

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The 21st Century Bank Run

As a rule, I don’t generally write about Bitcoin, because I don’t generally know much about it or care passionately either way.  I have a very small “investment” I made in it about a year ago just for fun, but … Continue reading

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