– Mangan vs Paleo Retiree on porn. I certainly have no strong objection to porn, however I’ve taken Mangan’s point to be that we don’t have any idea what the long term effects of free and immediate access to hardcore porn will be on certain people in society. I can’t argue with that.
– I have a non-trivial amount of contact with the House Financial Services Committee. Needless to say, this blog strongly supports Maxine Waters as the head of the Committee. If she can’t convince you that the temporary government does nothing, no one can.
– We’re number 1! DC has the most hate crimes. I read a fair amount of local news, and my guess is that nearly all of it is black on gay.
– Self control:
This is the “free man” which the libertarians promote: the man without self-control, not a master of his passions, but their thrall in “free expression” — and a thrall also to those who know how to manipulate and control the passions of others.
– Imagine Tom Wolfe walking around this place.
– More on good government from Simon Grey.
– Anyone know what’s up with this?