Monthly Archives: October 2005

Supreme Court decision that ought to be as big as Kelo (Thomas Huckaby vs. New York State Division of Tax Appeals)

a little known decision was handed down today, and it deserves as big a notice as Kelo v. New London. Continue reading

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Last Minute Hike Horror Story

In chilly weather, It’s always a good idea to top up the fuel tanks before sleeping, but I surprised myself by downing an entire package of Pepperidge Farm oatmeal raisin cookies. This is despite just being fed a steak dinner by hiker support brother. I crawled into bed, got comfy and toasty warm, and spent a good thirty minutes drifting off into a nice snooze. Continue reading

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Ebay, Paypal, Money Orders, Debit Cards, the Monopolistic US Postal Service, Frankenstein PDAs, and why I’m (not) really happy NAFTA passed.

So I had to run to the ATM, big deal. I get back in line at the bank and give the nice bureaucrat behind the counter my standard mischief line, ?so, how many kinds of ID do I need for cash??. I get my money order, and run smack dab into my third problem; The money order is worthless outside the United States. I don’t figure out this right away though; no, Standard Mischief has left the building first. That means I have to make a third trip to the Postal Monopoly. Continue reading

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Thou Shalt Not Blog

A Principal at a Catholic high school in Sparta, New Jersey has issued a new rule to students, No blogging allowed. Continue reading

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I am neutral on the Miers nomination.

I can’t properly state that I understand the Judiciary completely… Continue reading

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