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Entries from July 2004

Coming Unspun™

July 8th, 2004 · No Comments

Before anyone gets too excited, seeing Unspun™ back online again… I have no plans to start writing again. The only reason I put it back up is because the log files show many people still hitting my server (presumably directed here from search engines) looking for old articles and (in the interest of my own […]

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Tags: Blogs & Blogging

Point of No…

July 4th, 2004 · No Comments

Once we’ve reached this point… Editorial Cartoonfrom Yahoo! …then what?

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Tags: Social Issues

It’s Not My Job

July 4th, 2004 · No Comments

Insurance companies are eager to convince us that jury awards need caps. We most often hear about this relating to medical malpractice, but if these companies had their way, all lawsuits would be capped — at some ridiculously low figure like $250,000. After all, the less they pay out, the more they make. And it’s […]

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Tags: Law and Legal Issues

A Song For Rick

July 3rd, 2004 · 7 Comments

“Fools” said I, “You do not know Silence like a cancer grows. Hear my words that I might teach you, Take my arms that I might reach you.” But my words like silent raindrops fell, And echoed In the wells of silence Lyrics and Music by Paul Simon If Rick really decides to shut down […]

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Tags: Blogs & Blogging

Good News, Serfs!

July 2nd, 2004 · No Comments

George Bush’s numbers in the polls are lookin’ good. And well they should be! Unemployment held steady at 5.6 percent. Sure, that’s not quite as good as things were under Bill Clinton, when unemployment remained below 5% (sometimes as low as 4%) for 34 months in a row. But, still! And new jobs? Well, last […]

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Tags: Economy · Politics-In-General