Archive for the 'Social Issues' Category

Someone is Wrong on the Internet

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

There are so many things wrong with this post by Richard Posner that I hardly know where to start. Consequently, I’ll point out this XKCD comic and go from there. Sigh. I’m very surprised that Mr. Posner seems to so completely misunderstand the web. Almost every web page in existence is copyrighted material, and every […]

Say-I-Did-Not

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

The ongoing controversy over the phrase “stay the course” reminds me, in an odd sort of way, of a well known Dr. Seuss story. With apologies to the good Doctor: I did not say it in a box. I did not say it with a fox. I did not say it in a house. I […]