July 7, 2007
It'll all be better once we get into the new building

That's an ironic little joke that longtime staffers at the San Diego Union-Tribune like to toss out from time to time. I was reminded of that little joke when I read this article about The New York Times' new building. The soaring new New York Times tower — already known for its weird toilets (when […]

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July 7, 2007
Information wants to be free

National Review's "The Corner" pointed me to this article and quote in The New York Times: Michelle Campbell, 26, a librarian in Washington, said that librarianship is a haven for left-wing social engagement, which is particularly appealing to the young librarians she knows. “Especially those of us who graduated around the same time as the […]

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July 7, 2007
Curious

A couple of months back, the city of Vista (located just north of San Diego) passed an ordinance requiring people who hire day laborers to register with the city. The ACLU has filed suit before over the ordinance alleging, oddly, that requiring registration infringes on free speech and equal protection rights. Which raises the question: […]

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July 7, 2007
The Live Earth joke

Al Gore's big concert was today in a number of cities worldwide. I watched about 45 seconds of some musician I didn't recognize and was surprised that all of the concertgoers weren't pumping away on stationary bikes hooked to a power grid to supply juice to all of the stage lights, amplifiers and other assorted […]

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16-year-old Lola Fitzgerald has been racking up skeet shooting championships in and out of her home state. Now a new California law has shut her out of the sport and is threatening her Olympic hopes. https://thereload.com/the-california-gun-law-dashing-young-female-champions-olympic-dream/

In a just world, SB 918 and its New York counterpart would make the Supreme Court* say: "well, we tried to let you keep shall issue, but you morons just couldn't help yourselves, so now constitutional carry is the law of the land".

*Hopefully it doesn't need to go to SCOTUS.

New talking points just dropped in WaPo -- if that's the excuse for the raid, how does the FBI also justify letting Clinton skate when she also had docs "classified at the highest classification level"? https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2022/08/11/garland-trump-mar-a-lago/?tid=ss_tw

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