Daily Archives for February 18, 2012

February 18, 2012

Mandates, religious freedom, and the strange (hypothetical) case of the Muslim bigot car-shop owner [UPDATED and UPDATED again]

TweetBill Quick believes me confused. Me, I believe Bill has lost his way. To wit: in an attempt to push back against the religious conscience objections to the government mandating of insurer-provided “free” abortifacients and contraceptives, Bill writes: So…Allah’s Auto … Continue reading

18. February 2012 by Jeff G.
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February 18, 2012

Book report [Darleen Click]

TweetHaving time for recreational reading has been an issue for me for sometime. I do most of my reading on the computer of news, columns, article researching, etc, coupled with family and work (“empty nest” gives exactly the wrong impression … Continue reading

18. February 2012 by Darleen
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February 18, 2012

Obama’s chutzpah [Darleen Click]

TweetThe usual campaign blather from The One’s weekly address President Obama says that while technology and outsourcing have eroded the traditional American manufacturing base, innovation and skill will position the country to compete in the future. “Jobs that provided a … Continue reading

18. February 2012 by Darleen
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February 18, 2012

A Valentine’s Day Present from Dear Leader to the On-Deck Team [Guest Post by motionview]

TweetI got a wonderful Valentines Day present for the California crew. Do you know that insane clown posse from out west? You should, one of them is going to be your President someday. Phil Angelides – Prime cover-upper in the … Continue reading

18. February 2012 by Jeff G.
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February 18, 2012

Societal Entropy: Inexorable? [Guest Post by Dicentra]

TweetI’m currently reading Melanie Phillips’s The World Turned Upside Down: The Global Battle over God, Truth, and Power. Her thesis is not at all new to regular readers of protein wisdom; Jeff has repeatedly observed that “Black is white; Up … Continue reading

18. February 2012 by Jeff G.
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