MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

November 2009



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OK computer: Down for 9-count, but not out

TweetOk, so Tuesday night, my computer seemingly went the way of the dodo. In short, the lesson learned is this: though I highly recommend the program, Ad-Aware, be careful when “cleaning” problems found on your…



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A brief word on gun control

TweetA friend of mine today brought to my attention a recent debate she was having with an acquaintance about gun control (I wrote about the issue some here) who said he had a handgun in…


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On Dobbs’ CNN goodbye

TweetI said here that my next post related to immigration would be about Lou Dobbs’ recent on-air announcement that he was leaving CNN, but I got a bit sidetracked thinking about the new movie, “2012.”…




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Health care bill stews in House

TweetIf you want to spend an unenlightening and sickening few minutes, go listen to members of the U.S. Congress debate health care reform on C-SPAN, in which Republican and Blue Dog Democrats summon every possible cliché,…