The ex-wife and son of alleged sniper John Allen Muhammad both have stated that he should receive the death penalty if found guilty. I don't know what else they said, but the quotes from the Reuters article are pretty amazing: "If he sat in a car and killed innocent people, if they find him guilty for that, then yes." -wife "Even though he is my father, in my eyes, you reap … [Read more...] about Intellectual Courage.
The CDC apparently decided to drum up some business for themselves back in the '80s. … [Read more...] about Making More Business for the CDC
Wow. This blog's stats have shot up noticably due to an amazing number of visits from people wanting to know more about Madelyne Toogood. Weirdly, several of them appear to be looking for nude pictures of her. I still don't really think this story is worth the ridiculous amount of coverage it's been getting, but I'm beginning to understand... … [Read more...] about Toogood is News.
If I ran a big-time news service, one of my policies would be to only run items as news that are really news. Here's an example: Why is it news when Madelyne Gorman Toogood allegedly beats her daughter? She's the Indiana woman who got caught on a parking lot video tape apparently punching her daughter in the backseat of her car. Child abuse is obviously a bad thing, but as … [Read more...] about Not Toogood News.
Modern customer relations can be pretty strange. My wife bought a Dell laptop a few years ago, and that model turns out to have some problems with the batteries. Some unforeseen interaction with the charger can cause them to overheat and catch fire. It's only actually happened once, and no one was hurt, but there was a class action lawsuit that has now reached a settlement. She … [Read more...] about The Modern Business Relationship