Monthly Archives: June 2009

Sky stealing

From a New York Times article on it now being legal in Colorado to catch rain: Who owns the sky, anyway? In most of the country, that is a question for philosophy class or bad poetry. In the West, lawyers … Continue reading

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Billy Jean is not my lover

It is not our job to determine whether someone did or did not do something wrong. It’s not even our job to know what is wrong, let alone judge people on it. Without much question, the American legal system is … Continue reading

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So much for money

Economy has delayed impact on county budgets Despite news of the economy beginning to recover (at least showing signs of recovery), residents of one rural North Carolina are going to see a tough fiscal year. The same pretty much holds … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Today is my third father’s day as a father and my second as one who’s raising a child alone. My daughter, Kalista, will turn 4 on July 28. They wanted me to write this to share a glimpse into the … Continue reading

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"He pulled a cigar from his mouth, said ‘I smell lawyers here … ‘ "

Too long since I’ve known anything. The older I get, the less I seem to know. I do know that Kalista loves me. I’m beginning to think my mother loves me less the more I hurt her. Can’t seem to … Continue reading

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Socializing medicine – why it sucks

Check this:http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/05/08/what-is-socialized-medicine-a-taxonomy-of-health-care-systems/ I’m a little more than slightly concerned about what our President wants to do. Basically, all fancy terminology aside, he wants everyone to have health coverage. It can’t possibly be a bad thing, right? Wrong. If there were … Continue reading

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News report

I am on Twitter now and really enjoy it. I signed up to follow several media outlets, which has kept me up to speed with a lot of what’s going on in the world. Here are some of the headlines … Continue reading

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