Defending Marriage? Er, Yeah.

Ad hominem. Non Sequitor. Argument From Authority. Argument From Popularity. All four logical fallacies, and all four on prominent display in the commennt section on Ohio.com where they have an article on the recent decision by the Vermont state legislature to first pass a bill allowing same-sex marriage and…

Wherein I Get All Political and Stuff

Government is always a great topic to rant about. However, rather than bitching in a vacuum, I've recently taken to actually getting off my ass and doing something. The nice thing is that in this information age, all my electedd officials have handy-dandy contact forms on their web pages. Now…

Condoms Are Bad, M'Kay?

By now everyone has heard the current Pontiff state his rather bizarre position on AIDS in Africa, namely that Condoms - despite being proven to reduce AIDS transmission rates - are actually part of the problem. No less an authority than The Lancet has opined that the Pope's comments undermine…

It's Just a Game

I was watching the Akron/Gonzaga game last night with Alex; right around the time the Zips decided to roll over and play dead I started to get a bit pissed. Throwing a few choice comments at the TV. Pacing around the room a bit. Suggesting that the Zips' problem…

Nugget Science Video

For his most recent science project, Alex had to work in a small group to create a brief commercial for a "clean" power source. This commercial needed to be betwen three and a half to four and a half minutes long, had to contain information on the power source in…

Happy Toolanda Day

Hey There. Today's your 29th birthday, and by my count that means I've known you for a little over seventeen years. It's hard for me to remember back to a time before you were around; we're at almost the two decade mark in our relationship. Well, everyone in the family…