July 2006

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I think this guy used to be a manager at one of my former employers. Actually, we had few people like that. (Hat tip: Zonker)

Top two AP wire stories on Yahoo: Hezbollah politicians back peace package Hezbollah fires new rockets into Israel And so it goes.

In response to an article I wrote last month about Police Shootings that Make You Go Hmmmm…, a Chicago SWAT team member named Erick left an interesting comment. I responded […]

Glenn Reynolds blogged the arrested-for-photographing-the-cops story too. Of course, he did it earlier. In his commentary, he offers this terrific idea: I think we need civil rights legislation making this […]

The story is a little vague, and there may be more to the incident, but it seems a Philadelphia police officer has proven his ignorance of the rights of the […]

In response to an article I wrote last month about Police Shootings that Make You Go Hmmmm…, a commenter named Erick writes: I’ve been on the Chicago Police SWAT team […]

You don’t really need to know the rest of this story about a “zombie dance party” to appreciate this paragraph: Police say the group was uncooperative and intimidated passersby with […]

I’ve never really understood how trackbacks work. In fact, for over a year now, trackbacks haven’t been working. I get lots of notices of spam trackbacks, but not a single […]

Earlier I pointed out the exciting changes to Windypundit when it became Windypundit 2.0 (summary: rounded corners). Now I bring you the next step: AJAX. That’s right, the hottest new […]

Item 1: One of the things bouncing around the libertarian blogosphere is Radley Balko’s recent whitepaper for the Cato Institute called Overkill: The Rise of Paramilitary Police Raids in America. […]

The rain always wins. Ripley is a curious and active cat, except when it rains. Then he retreats to the only room in the house that doesn’t have windows, the […]

Windypundit is now Windypundit 2.0. “Web 2.0″ is the big buzzword going around the web these days. There are lots of discussions of what constitutes a Web 2.0 site—interactivity, interoperation, […]