Category Archives: So how do we fix it?
So Women in Secularism 2 was this weekend in DC (I got to have a brief visit with LittleKropotkin, which was neat – will have a picture up sometime ’cause her camera is better than my Droid by, well, a … Continue reading
Those of you who know me personally know that I’ve started volunteering with the Washington Area Clinic Defense Task Force. I’ve only been doing it two weeks, and it’s already been the most intense emotional experience I’ve ever had that … Continue reading
A possible subtitle for this post would be “A Tale of Two States,” those states being Pennsylvania and Virginia. I’d like you to look at the maps of their congressional districts (Virginia, Pennsylvania – links open in new windows) and … Continue reading
There’s a discussion over at the Atheism+ forum that gets at the heart of several questions that make me uncomfortable, which means it’s one that I need to examine. The thread is about whether men should have the right to … Continue reading
As I’ve discussed before, as election season approaches and every voter faces the prospect of looking at what they have (or haven’t) done, many are facing this moment of truth with wailing, gnashing of teeth, wearing of hair shirts and … Continue reading
I’ve written two posts about the piece by Conor Friedersdorf titled “Why I Refuse to Vote for Barack Obama.” Now many other people have said much more coherent things than I have about this, and Mr. Friedersdorf has better things … Continue reading
I don’t need one either, because the churches make them for me.
Conor Friedersdorf doesn’t want to cast a vote for Obama despite doing so in 2008, and the reason can be summed up as “Obama has done things that violate my core principles, especially those principles which motivated me to vote … Continue reading
I’ve been worried about student loan debt for a while, and have been waiting for it to create the next big bubble (and noting that EU sovereign debt is forming another potential bubble by shifting the debts of the member … Continue reading