Monday, October 16, 2006

Think he's available?

Gee, this Bill Clinton fellow that the Republicans are talking up here in Massachusetts seems pretty darn awesome.

This is a terrible ad on so many levels. The anti-Clinton base will hate it. The rest of the base will be reminded that Romney has failed to reinstate the death penalty or cut income taxes. Finally, these issues just don't have the traction in the commonwealth that they do elsewhere, particularly since Deval Patrick has already claimed the "lower income taxes will lead to higher property taxes" high ground.

Here's to the details that so often get overlooked

We all know how important the exact meaning of English words is in litigation involving utility poles.

It turns out that commas are important, too.

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Give until it hurts...or not

A nice overview of people's illogical choices when it comes to charitable giving. One of Mom's former CAU professors is mentioned prominently.

Friday, October 13, 2006

Kiko on Stephanie Miller

This is a Rocker (Simon's Rock student) talking about the plane crash in New York City on a radio show.

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

You are the government

Ron Rivest has an interesting idea for a verifiable secret-ballot system. This layperson's explanation gets a little bogged down in numbers, but the logic is quite clever.

Monday, October 02, 2006

Carl Sagan

Interesting Bolivian Road . . .