Splitting Hairs

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Hillary as Lyndon Johnson

Last night, I attended a party celebrating the 25th year reunion of our 1991 Stanford Law class. It was nice to catch up with these amazing, talented people. During the party, … Continue reading

October 23, 2016 · 5 Comments

In Defense of Ethan Strauss

Alternate title: “Draymond and Trump: Separated at Birth?” Alternate title 2: “Poking the Eight” Ethan Strauss of ESPN published an article today entitled: “Golden State’s Draymond Green problem“. It’s a … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Foiling the Wordpress Commenting “Bug”

My sister Kathy alerted me to a problem with commenting on this site. I had checked the “enter name and email” setting in WordPress to minimize spam. But then, Kathy pointed out … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

I Voted for Donald Trump

I voted for Donald Trump today. Not a surprise to some of you who have been reading my blog posts. For those of you who haven’t, here’s an allegory of my … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · 3 Comments

Obama’s Crime: Nonconfrontation

I’ve been waiting seven years to write this blog post. The reason I hadn’t yet done so is because I didn’t want to sound like one of those right-wing nut-jobs who … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Late to the Rooting Party

Last week, I rooted my Google Nexus 5X phone. For non-techies, that means I am now “lord and master” of my phone, not Google. If that still doesn’t make sense … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Private Prison Implosion

This is what’s happening to the Corrections Corporation of America’s stock price right now: pic.twitter.com/fJDNBgBILl — Shane Bauer (@shane_bauer) August 18, 2016 This morning, as I was settling down to start … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

On Thugs

/tldr; People make big money on thugs. Same can’t be said for “good” blacks, women, or gays. Coming schism in America. Long version: Given that the #Dallas shooting was about “Black … Continue reading

July 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

On Crazy Shooters

/tldr: “Crazy shooters” shoot their “own people”; militants, revolutionaries, and soldiers shoot “the other”. Long version: Last night, the live reports from the cops in Dallas were about multiple shooters. … Continue reading

July 8, 2016 · Leave a comment



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