April 29, 2010
From a textbook on “women’s rights”:
“Much passion has been devoted to the following question. Is childbirth and infant care for women only? Or should fathers be encouraged to participate at all?”
Other than a couple of questions about the grammar (“Is our children learning?”), I agree, fathers should bear their fair share of the couple’s children. It’s only fair!
April 20, 2010
Reuters reports that the FDA is considering regulating the salt content of our food. Three things strike me:
1—First of all, what is this, England?* Shouldn’t a major restriction on both our and food companies’ liberty at least require a vote by Congress or some other politically accountable actor or body?
2—This is supposed to be a free country. Read the rest of this entry »
April 17, 2010
(Summary for if you don’t have time to read this whole post: I am angry but you should still fill out your Census form.)
You may have heard the recent ads on the radio or elsewhere trying to persuade you to fill out the 2010 Census form. The one I heard most often said something like (coudn’t find a transcript online, going from memory here), “Imagine that our town has a hundred children. We need about five teachers to teach them and two school buses to pick them up for school. But what if our town grows and now we have hundreds of children? Without the Census, we wouldn’t know how much we’ve grown. Read the rest of this entry »
April 12, 2010
“Law school is easy compared to life.”