Monthly Archives: April 2013

Note to My Conservative Friends Redux (4/26/13)

Let me try this again. Yesterday, I made a FB post entitled “Note to My Conservative Friends.” I was reacting to one person who’d made one asinine post, and I’m afraid my response was inappropriately broad. To any of my … Continue reading

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Of Course, Of Course (4/20/13)

I’d never considered eating horse meat. I’m only thinking about it because I was constructing a taxonomy for last week’s blog about which animals I eat and which I don’t, and I noticed that I didn’t include “horse” anywhere. It’s … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Octopuses (4/12/13)

They have an odd little tradition in the city of Detroit involving their beloved hockey team, the Red Wings. As playoff time approaches, a fan will occasionally toss an octopus onto the ice. That’s right, an octopus. The idea is … Continue reading

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Allegiance (4/5/13)

I see Bill Moyers is in some hot water for calling the Pledge of Allegiance a “big lie.” I didn’t hear what he said – if I had to guess, I’d say it was something about that “liberty and justice … Continue reading

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