On the “noxious” fruits of Canada’s hate speech laws

That’s what American legal, political and media commentator Glenn Greenwald [you may have to click through an ad] calls them anyway. No “American exceptionalism” chauvinist (closer to the opposite at least at the current time), he does think America has it right — and Canada wrong — on free speech. I’m curious if anyone hascontinue reading

At least they think the Earth is round

These guys are relatively obscure State legislators, so don’t take it too seriously, but this is pretty funny: Meet our new friend, Georgia State House Rep. Ben Bridges (R), chairman of the retirement committee in the state house. Bridges is now in a bit of trouble for the beans about evolution being the product ofcontinue reading

Say it ain’t so

Consumer Reports has done the study and found that McDonald’s coffee is cheaper (shocking, I know) and tastes better than Starbucks’: “We compared the rivals with Starbucks, all in basic black — no flavors, milk, or sugar — and you know what? McDonald’s beat the rest,” Consumer Reports said in its March issue.

Habeas Schmabeas

Chris Sullentrop at the New York Times blog Opinionator (sub req’d) writes: In case anyone was still on the fence on the subject, it’s abundantly clear that, at long last, [the United States Attorney General] Alberto Gonzales has no sense of decency: “Alberto Gonzales in testimony several days ago before the Senate Judiciary Committee deniedcontinue reading