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There are several different topics I’m trying to write about. Sometimes, when I start typing, the words just flow out and I end up in a totally different place than I was intending to go. The following was part of another post, but it was just too incongruous with the style of the rest of [...]...read more
Tentatively good news in the case of Troy Davis, the man on death row for the murder of a police officer despite his maintained innocence, no physical evidence tying him to the crime, and seven out of nine witnesses having recanted. The US Supreme Court has put off their decision regarding whether or not to [...]...read more
Chrissie Brodigan was getting off the subway with her sick pug when a cop tried to issue her a ticket. According to Brodigan, the situation quickly turned ugly; she became upset, and in response the cop reportedly said, “If you’re going to act like a woman I’m going to treat you like a woman” (a [...]...read more
The Indian Supreme Court struck down a colonial-era law criminalizing intercourse between people of the same sex. The decision had some great human rights language, too: “The inclusiveness that Indian society traditionally displayed, literally in every aspect of life, is manifest in recognising a role in society for everyone… It cannot be forgotten that discrimination [...]...read more
I’m having a hard time settling in without fazing out and completely losing cognition. What else to do but turn to youtube? MOON SHOE IT UP! Second, here’s Billy Mays (RIP) going through the drive-through at McDonalds. (I’ve heard that (surprise, surprise) the morning radio show people this is associated with are assholes, and I’m [...]...read more