Month: June 2005

Scoping the ACLU

Excellent piece at Lew Rockwell this morning about the ACLU and the Scopes trial. Packed with facts and solid analysis. Link. A few excerpts: We must remember that at …

Family Substitutes

We reported yesterday that studies in third world countries indicate that family ties help cure mental illness. In a culture with increasingly-severed family ties, products like this aren’t surprising: …

Evil Rules

History is brimming with evil leaders you’ve never heard of. Early on, there was Jean-Bedel Bokassa, head of the Central African Republic, who . . . crowned himself emperor …

Science of the Sun

Not coincidentally (as we sweat away in 100-degree temperatures), summer brings renewed interest in global warming and the sun’s effects. Now this: A confusing array of new and recent …

PSA

Another reminder: Eric doesn’t have regular access to his computer this week, so the fare is different and lighter than usual. Regular blog programming will resume in a few …

The Impartial Judge

“No man is allowed to be a judge in his own cause, because his interest would certainly bias his judgment, and, not improbably, corrupt his integrity.” James Madison, Federalist …

Rootless in House and Mind

Fascinating piece at WaPo about studies of schizophrenia in third world countries. According to the study, people with strong family ties are more likely to overcome mental illness. Link. …