Hey! Guess what! This is the 100th entry of my blog! In other words, this is a meaningless milestone!
I was surprised to see this article in the Times yesterday. In a nutshell, the ACLU and a couple professional organizations are suing the government for not allowing a Swiss Muslim scholar entry to the U.S. One of organization in the suit is the American Academy of Religion to which I belong. Their statement on […]
I’m sure you’ve all heard about this. The Supreme Court went against the Bush Administration yesterday. Now, I’m not sure about suicide (in general) from a moral perspective. I think there’s pretty strong arguments to be made on both sides of this one. But when it comes to a person’s conscious decision to end her […]
This is too much. I mean, what can you expect really? Either, (a) News Corp. will pick six yahoos with the collective IQ of a turnip which will make the debate something as intelligent (and entertaining) as American Idol, or (b) my boss (a man who took a case all the way to the Supreme […]
Hi everyone. Just wanted to let y’all know that the shipment of audio equipment for my forthcoming podcast has been delayed. Drats. So the big debut may be pushed back a bit. Eh. What’re ya gonna do?
From Overheard in New York: Suit #1: So what do they speak in India? Hindu? Suit #2: Hindu’s not a language. It’s Hindi. Suit #1: Right, right. So those people, they’re Buddhist? Suit #2: Are you kidding me?
From the Times. Senator Orrin G. Hatch. . . asked [Supreeen Court nominee Samuel A. Alito] whether he was against women and minority groups in college. “Absolutely not, senator, no,” the judge replied. “Tough question, Orrin,” Senator Leahy interjected with a chuckle. “Tough question.” “Good question, though,” Mr. Hatch retorted. *sigh* I see Washington’s off […]