Archive for October 25th, 2008

Palin: Obama is a Communist and he wants to steal your freedom

| October 25, 2008 | 1 Reply
Palin: Obama is a Communist and he wants to steal your freedom

Palin argues that Obama is trying to steal your freedom by stealing your money. He’s essentially a Communist, and he wants to give your money to someone else, like they do in some other countries where people aren’t free. Or so the argument goes (Huffington Post interprets Palin’s rant similarly). I think I know what […]

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Is John McCain subconsciously trying to throw the election?

| October 25, 2008 | 2 Replies
Is John McCain subconsciously trying to throw the election?

I’ve made no secret of it: I believe Barack Obama has the best chance of unifying the country enough that we can make coherent decisions for the benefit of the majority of American citizens. If the polls are correct, it appears that Barack Obama has a very good chance of being elected the next President […]

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October in Washington Park, Portland Oregon

| October 25, 2008 | 2 Replies
October in Washington Park, Portland Oregon

I’m in Portland Oregon this weekend for a consumer law conference. I did have a chance to walk through Washington Park this afternoon, and I wanted to share a few photos. Washington Park is a few miles from downtown Portland, Oregon. Though the first photo was taken at the Portland Zoo, the others were taken […]

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Those “intelligent design” cheerleaders keep coming back

| October 25, 2008 | Reply
Those “intelligent design” cheerleaders keep coming back

Steve Fuller, who supported the wrong side at the 2005 evolution trial in Dover, Pennsylvania, has now written a book making the entirely discredited argument that intelligent design is “science.” Fuller’s book (“Dissent over Descent”) has been reviewed (actually, savaged) by philosopher Michael Ruse, whose review “A Challenge Standing On Shaky Clay,” appears in the […]

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