State Civil Rights Commissions: The New Inquisition? Part 2 of 2

A response to John Corvino, continued from Part 1 The Game of Risk The legal line between small businesses and giant corporations is wide and well established, but anti-discrimination cases like the ones in question, all center around small businesses. Why? Could it be that small businesses are easier for states and state regulatory commissionsContinue reading “State Civil Rights Commissions: The New Inquisition? Part 2 of 2”

State Civil Rights Commissions: The New Inquisition? Part 1 of 2

A response to John Corvino, part 1 of 2. Part 2 is now available here. I saw Mr. Corvino’s humorously-ended video the other night. He makes a case for anti-discrimination laws in regards to privately owned bakeries and other businesses, and to be honest he had me nodding my head in agreement. Right up untilContinue reading “State Civil Rights Commissions: The New Inquisition? Part 1 of 2”

Censoring History: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

The weekend of July 4th, 2010, my family made the long trek from Dayton, Ohio to New Orleans, LA via a small van stuffed with 4 adults, 2 small kids, and associated gear. We were going to celebrate my Uncle Bill’s birthday with many other family members who hailed (originally) from Arkansas, Tennessee, and Kentucky.Continue reading “Censoring History: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?”

Shiny People

I love, and am attracted to, shiny objects. Midnight stars, colorful beads, glassware, crystals, the sun glinting off water. In a similar fashion, much of humanity is attracted to shiny people, but be warned: All that glitters is not gold. Shiny people and their audience tend to trounce logic and reason to the hurt andContinue reading “Shiny People”