Daily Archive: September 26, 2013

Please explain to me…

The PPACA has given out a handful of waivers to a handful of states. The other day, I was thinking about this and I started wondering why a waiver wouldn’t be downright unconstitutional… it’s,...


It’s the middle of my vacation and I wore a tie to work today. So… what’s on your docket?

One Further Thought on Internet Commenting

A Twitter “conversation” with our own Tim Kowal yesterday reminded me of something that I neglected to mention in my previous post. Part of why comments sections struggle especially hard to move beyond style to...

A Simple Desultory Menippic

“Do you know why I pulled you over?” the cop asked. The Inquisitor’s question. It’s never a good sign. Aviator mirrorshades. Handlebar mustache. Because of course he would. Establishing the right script is important...

Briefly, on Rationality and Addiction

Sam Wilkinson looks at addiction, sobriety, and why being rational about either isn’t as easy as it first appears.

Choosing isn’t hard.

Have you ever looked at an expansive menu and not known what to pick? Me too! But that doesn’t mean the phenomenon is common or proportionate to the attention it is given.


Not tonight, dear. I have a headache.