Barbara Ann Radnofsky, a Houston lawyer and Democratic candidate for Texas attorney general, says that a clause in the 2005 Texas constitutional amendment intended to ban gay marriages inadvertently endangers the legal status of all marriages in the state. Obviously this … Continue reading
Here from Six Revisions is the History of the Internet in a Nutshell…
I’m spending the week back home in El Paso visiting family and friends for Thanksgiving. It’s always good to come home.
Adjusted for inflation, that $129 in 1953 is $1044 in 2009 (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Inflation Calculator). Now as I sit here I have a world of information at my figertips almost free. If you still want that … Continue reading
Minnesotta Daily reports on the story of linguist d’Armond Speers who spoke to his son only in Klingon, the language of the eponymous alien race in Star Trek, for the first three years of his life. Speers wanted to learn … Continue reading
This is a video presentation by American Border Patrol, a vigilante group in Sierra Vista, Arizona led by Glenn Spencer, who has ties with the Minutemen movement, white nationalists and has been a featured speaker for the neo-Confedrate Council of Conservative … Continue reading
Huffington Post had this video of a fish that was deep fried but kept alive and served that way. Pretty gnarly. Well this reminded me of this video of people eating live octopuses I ran into on National Geographic. Enjoy!
I just bought a new turntable. I haven’t had once since I was a kid, but I still have some old vinyls I got as a kid and some I inherited from my dad. One of them was Meet the Beatles!, … Continue reading
On Monday, the Rand Corporation released the results of a study of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans attitudes on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The study, already proven in practice by British Armed Forces for example, found that having a gay or … Continue reading