Monthly Archives: April 2013

We Have To Balance Our Commitment To Freedom Of Speech With…

Whenever you hear this phrase, you can be sure that you are listening to someone doesn’t actually believe in free speech whatsoever.  Because usually, the thing they have to balance their “commitment” to freedom of speech with is their desire … Continue reading

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Portman, Palin, and the Newtown Parents

By now, this is an old story, so I’m not going to spend all that much time on this post.  The long and short of it is, Rob Portman, a GOP Senator, recently changed his mind and came out in … Continue reading

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Holmes’ doctor warned police before Colo. movie attack

Holmes’ doctor warned police before Colo. movie attack. Stories like this bother me.  A lot. Putting the issue of gun control aside for a moment, the unstated implication here is that the police “should have known” this would happen because … Continue reading

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Global Warming Saves Lives

It’s the cold, not global warming, that we should be worried about – Telegraph. This just in – cold temperatures kill far more people than warm temperatures do.  This isn’t news in the sense that it is new information, but … Continue reading

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Income Doesn’t Matter

A few weeks ago, you couldn’t swing a stick without hitting on a discussion about raising the minimum wage.  One of the more nuanced arguments coming from those in favor of raising it involved how productivity has risen, but the … Continue reading

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