There's obviously a lot more going on in the world than I've been blogging about. I pick topics not based on whether they're important, but on whether I have something to say. I don't know much about the Middle East, so what could I say about the struggle for freedom there? What could I say about the Christchurch earthquake? I hope all those people come out of this okay. … [Read more...] about A Brief Note About the World
I really have nothing to say. I blog about justice and economics and freedom and government perfidy, but the disaster in Haiti right now has little to do with any of those things. I could probably find a way to link the disaster or the relief effort to one or more of my favorite topics, and soon I probably will. But for now... For now I think we just let the governments and aid … [Read more...] about Haiti
Shoot Them In The Head
The anonymous multi-author blog Popehat has a lot of good stuff, but earlier this week, blogger "Patrick" posted some irresponsible alarmist claptrap that I cannot in good conscience allow to remain unanswered. I'm talking, of course, about his long-winded and poorly-reasoned discourse on the so-called "zombie apocalypse." Patrick tries to frame the debate as a … [Read more...] about Shoot Them In The Head
Heck Of a Blog, Brownie!
I can't tell if this is for real. I'm not sure what it is. … [Read more...] about Heck Of a Blog, Brownie!
Minnesota I-35w Bridge Collapse
These amazing photos of the I-35w Bridge Collapse in Minnesota were taken by Tim Davis. He has a civil engineering background, so his photos really show the enormous force it takes to bend and break something as strong as a road bridge. As Davis points out, this isn't some chaotic and unavoidable act of nature like an earthquake or a hurricane. This is engineering. The … [Read more...] about Minnesota I-35w Bridge Collapse