Archive for October, 2005

finding flaws

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005

As is my usual custom on slow days, I just took a look at the Drudge website. On the left side of the margin I see a story about some photo doctoring case. After clicking on the link, visitors arrive at the website for Michelle Malkin and are treated with a rather trite piece about [...]

deep in the heart of the semester

Monday, October 17th, 2005

Gosh, i can not believe it but here we are again, half-way through the fall semester. time sure does fly as you get older. So, what have I been up to? well I am deep in a survey course on American Foreign Policy, about a third of the way through a great book on International [...]

and another eminent domain case

Friday, October 7th, 2005

Wow. Seems like lots of people were prepared to take advantage of homeowners everywhere. This is another case of eminent domain in Washington DC. Note the title of the article: “Landowner must yield to ballpark.” Jeez, looks like anyone of us might have to move if some damn developer can convince the city council that [...]

dissolving the free market

Wednesday, October 5th, 2005

And so it begins. It has not even been 6 months since the Supreme Court ruled it constitutional for local governments to seize private homes for private business development. The newest victim? The city of Riviera Beach Florida. According to a Washington Times report on the subject some 2,000 homes and possibly 6,000 people stand [...]