It’s playoff time in the NFL

By Steve Eggleston For afficionados of the NFL like me, it is the most wonderful time of the year. The NFL playoffs began earlier today with the Carolina Panthers beating the Arizona Cardinals on ESPN. That is noteworthy for three reasons. First, for the 49th consecutive time, there will not be a true home team … Continue reading It’s playoff time in the NFL

Thirty Years from Geeks at a table to Gaming Online

As a new year dawns and I get a year older it amazes me how much things have changed I've been a gamer for over Thirty Five years  about the same length of time I've been a Doctor Who fan and like the time lord whose face has changed many times over that period the … Continue reading Thirty Years from Geeks at a table to Gaming Online

A Talk With a Refugee from the War on Women

by baldilocks In my new surroundings, I’ve had opportunity to make a new friend. Gary,* an Egyptian immigrant in his 40s, is a security guard in the area and is a Coptic Christian. When he discovered that I knew a little bit about the history of the Copts and their present-day persecution, he almost jumped … Continue reading A Talk With a Refugee from the War on Women

…and the Inevitable Endgame

Yesterday we noted Insty's point showing how the police showdown illustrates that a lot of policing is about generating revenue and wondered if this was an opening for the various protesters: If someone of the anti-police left wanted to expand their base, they'd be arguing that all of this amounts to a TAX on individuals … Continue reading …and the Inevitable Endgame