May 25, 2022

Misunderstanding Want and Need in Media, Life

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Jane Hamsher’s busy keeping that lefty blogger no-one-wants-to-pay-us-for-our-hard-work theme going. News flash – if a customer can get your services for free then they’re going to do that. Unhappy? Try to charge them for your services. If your work is valued then they’ll meet your price. If not, well, you don’t have a sustainable business model, do you? That’s what the AP will find out if they keep going down the road they’re going.

Debating Gay Marriage

The Anonymous Liberal has an interesting post up entitled Being a “Public Christian” in which he slams Rod Dreher for his post in which he quotes a lawyer friend as saying “as soon as homosexuality receives constitutionally protected status equivalent to race, then ‘it will be very hard to be a public Christian.'” Well, what of it? Individuals and society as a whole have always judged behavior, rewarding the good and punishing the bad. And they always will.

Judges Should Eat More Fortune Cookies

imageMy fortune read: “Common sense is all the sense there is.” I nodded knowingly, thinking of the Ward Churchill case and how Colorado University will most likely be forced to reinstate the horse’s behind. The little slip of paper seemed even more appropriate after the Iowa Supreme Court struck down the state’s marriage defense law. Where has the common sense gone in our judiciary branch? Methinks judges should pay more attention to their fortune cookies.