Monthly Archives: January 2020

Jail for drag-queen story hour?

Honestly, I don’t ‘get’ drag-queen story hour. Continue reading

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Bad epistemology

This is as good a précis of the difference between science and religion as you’re likely to ever encounter. When an engineer grabs his computation pad and begins to analyze a problem, whether it needs a dozen pages or 100-pages, … Continue reading

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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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