Category Archives: General

The loophole

Scientists and engineers learn quickly that propositions must be tested at the boundaries, that generalizations can go ruinously haywire when circumstances approach the edge of the normal range. Lawyers, maybe not so much; some seem to think that’s a good … Continue reading

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Quote for the day

Trump by now was in one of his rages. He was so angry that he wasn’t taking many breaths. All morning, he had been coarse and cavalier, but the next several things he bellowed went beyond that description. They stunned … Continue reading

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Dershowitz for the defense

Can this be true? Dershowitz tells me he'll be speaking on the Senate floor to argue against Trump's impeachment next week. Says POTUS asked him to do it. Says he will argue the case that abuse of power and obstruction … Continue reading

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A plot against Bernie?

If I’m reading this correctly, the First Felon believes he has been impeached as a plot to throw the Democrats’ presidential nomination to Joe Biden? ….Joe Biden, and Bernie is shut out again. Very unfair, but that’s the way the … Continue reading

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The latest on Christian ‘family values’

Longtime readers know what I think of Christianity’s claim to be the locus of “family values” — it’s a marketing lie. The 1st-century Christian church was a cult, the New Testament is the literature of a cult, and like all … Continue reading

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