Monthly Archive: August 2013

Somnology!

We’ve had the first funeral. We need recappers for issues 10 and 11.

Syria Musings

As promised I am tackling the subject of Syria. The problem is that my thoughts are still embryonic, so this post will be more of an extended musing on the subject rather than a...

A Thoroughly Unreasonable Request

In my business, I go to considerable efforts to make it as easy as possible for my clients to give me their money. This seems to be an ethic that DirecTV does not share.

Linky Friday #38

Science: [S1] We’re apparently making monkeys dumber. [S2] Our kidney shortage hits the unemployed hardest. Writing: [W1] I am quite pleased to see my friend Abel participating in the petition by LDS authors to...

Probably not getting enough attention…

A couple of rather large things lately on the criminal justice front. There was of course the announcement a couple weeks ago from the AG that sought to curtail the use of mandatory minimum...

The Most Wonderful Time of Year

Summer has never been my favorite season. It’s too hot in Kentucky and if it wasn’t for a few highlights like vegetable gardens and swimming pools, I could probably just skip the whole thing....

We Don’t Like The Market, Give Us The State

Maybe you’ve heard about LEED.  Maybe not. It’s an industry-focused sustainable/green building standard.  The standards are set by the U.S. Green Building Council, a non-profit organization.  It is not a governmental organization. It is...

40 Proof or Stronger

Ethan discusses the education wars. Okay, here’s a point where my circumstances get in the way. I’ll have to give a lot of context for everybody to understand where I’m coming from. If you...