Old Ally

by baldilocks Fran Poretto is an old blog friend of mine and, while I read his many excellent essays, I’d like to present a sample.  In the Decalogue, we find the propositions that for many centuries constituted the definition of moral / ethical law for Western man: Thou shalt not murder. Thou shalt not commit … Continue reading Old Ally

Don’t impose on me bro!

Everyone is imposing on everyone. You'd think that reading the headlines. Today's latest is Jeff Sessions imposing religious beliefs on people: “Freedom of religion is one of our nation’s most fundamental values, which is why it is already strongly protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution,” Isaacs said. “But the freedom of religion does … Continue reading Don’t impose on me bro!

Great Books for Civil Engineering Students

The field of civil engineering is more exciting than most would anticipate. There are some very interesting developments and new technologies being introduced in the past few years. That said, civil engineering has always been about heritage and passion. The combination creates a unique mix that attracts a lot of civil engineering students to the … Continue reading Great Books for Civil Engineering Students

The Weinstein Left Not Liberal Angels but Capitalists Buying Silence

At first glance it's looks like the Harvey Weinstein story, from a journalistic standpoint  seems more and more like the John Edwards Story, where liberal journalists were uninterested in telling a story that might harm their allies An explosive scandal had been kept out of the press for months at a time when the man … Continue reading The Weinstein Left Not Liberal Angels but Capitalists Buying Silence