The right to health care, explained

When the cat's away, the mice will play.  While Da TechGuy is in Maine with DaWife, I'm running amok on his blog. In one of my ConConCon posts, a commenter stated that there was a "de facto right to health care" because of the requirement that emergency rooms treat patients.  Now, our intrepid commenter should … Continue reading The right to health care, explained

Live-Blogging ConConCon: Larry Lessig, from the Left

Earlier today, Glenn Reynolds gave the "Keynote from the Right" speech; Larry Lessig will be providing the same, from the Left.  The gentleman making the introductions is speaking about how consultants provide a buffer between big-money corporate interests and the general public, such that it can appear to be more grassroots or otherwise not affiliated … Continue reading Live-Blogging ConConCon: Larry Lessig, from the Left

Live Blogging the BLOGFATHER’S speech at Harvard Law School!

The Internet's Instapundit, aka the Blogfather, is at HLS's Con Con Con.  As a constitutional law professor, he's excited about the idea of a constitutional convention - too excited, perhaps.  Updates below! Prof. Reynolds said that there is a "widespread sense that something is wrong."  There is "bipartisan agreement" that we have the "worst political … Continue reading Live Blogging the BLOGFATHER’S speech at Harvard Law School!

Don Surber notices something I didn’t …

...in Ezra Klein's sort of Mea Culpa: Ezra Klein made the biggest mistake that can be made by a liberal — progressive — socialist — communist — no labelist — whatever the heck they call themselves on the 31st of the month. He was being honest. He does not believe in the Constitution. He is … Continue reading Don Surber notices something I didn’t …

Light dawns on marble head

The internet has many interesting side effects the most pronounced being that when you make a fool of yourself you are going to be called on it. And if you work for a major newspaper and say something breathtakingly stupid not only will it be preserved forever but if you don't walk it back fast … Continue reading Light dawns on marble head

Massachusetts disenfranchises their voters

Just as the state starts to swing in a more conservative direction our one party state legislature decides that our votes will no longer count. Under the law, which was enacted by the House last week, all 12 of the state's electoral votes would be awarded to the candidate who receives the most votes nationally. … Continue reading Massachusetts disenfranchises their voters