What's Your White Trash Moment?

Blogging’s been light the past few weeks because the kitchen renovation has been sucking up my time (also, unlike Maggie Gallagher and Brian Brown, I have a job that requires actual productivity).

The remodel’s been going well, but a few days ago I had to wonder what it’s doing to me. First, some background:

We’ve got a […]

How to Spot a Meth Lab

(Stolen from someone’s Facebook page)

Welcome to Your Meager Life

I was in Puerto Rico on business most of last week. The company is introducing a new internal technology and I’m to develop a training program so a crew of people can speed the transition. Adam, an expert in the technology, was giving a seminar; I went to observe and learn.

The Puerto Rico employees have a […]

If a ghost claiming to be your father told you to kill someone, would you do it?

Shakespeare’s Hamlet begins shortly after the death of Hamlet’s father, the king of Denmark. Hamlet’s uncle Claudius has married Hamlet’s mother and taken the kingship that should have been Hamlet’s own.  Then the ghost of the dead king shows up to tell Hamlet that Claudius murdered him! He calls on Hamlet to take vengeance:

If thou didst ever thy […]

Reply to George: XIV. Justify Your Love

[This post is part of a series analyzing Robert George’s widely-read article, “What is Marriage“, which appeared on pages 245-286 of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. You can view all posts in the series here.]

Robert George has some challenges for us “revisionists.” He says we can’t meet them, but you know what?  He’s […]

Reply to George: XIII. Marriage Equality Threatens Religious Freedom

[This post is part of a series analyzing Robert George’s widely-read article, “What is Marriage“, which appeared on pages 245-286 of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. You can view all posts in the series here.]

Pages 263-265: In which George accidentally suggests the First Amendment is a threat to religious freedom.

A digression

I’m going to […]