Questions about Texas

How will the new antiabortion law interacts with other laws? Must all airlines ask every woman if she is more than six weeks pregnant and flying somewhere to terminate a pregnancy? Can someone ask all airlines to give him a list of passengers who looked pregnant? Can a woman file an order of protection against … Continue reading Questions about Texas

The Right-Wing Outrage about Leaving Afghanistan

In light of our recent withdrawal from Afghanistan, I feel like I need to point out a few things. First, I am dedicated to making sure that the world never forgets the following facts: Afghanistan never attacked us, only some fundamentalist jerks, some of whom were from Afghanistan. We had run out of targets to … Continue reading The Right-Wing Outrage about Leaving Afghanistan

“Brad, sometimes the devil tricks you into thinking that you are right with Jesus when you are not. That is clearly the case here.”

Jean-Paul and I were sitting in the lobby of our dorm trying to figure out what to do with the weekend. It was Saturday night, and we’d spent most of the day practicing for Old man Wasserman’s Intro to Speedbathing class. I was better at following the formula we’d been shown, but Jean-Paul was faster at each … Continue reading “Brad, sometimes the devil tricks you into thinking that you are right with Jesus when you are not. That is clearly the case here.”

The signage is inadequate, as one might expect at any conference organized by anarchists.

The signage is inadequate, as one might expect at any conference organized by anarchists. By the time I find my room, I have the nagging suspicion that I am late. I open the door and I take my seat at the front of the room, where one of the panelists, a scientist from the Goddard … Continue reading The signage is inadequate, as one might expect at any conference organized by anarchists.

We found a house that had no lawn ornaments and decided it was unfair

Apollo and I were driving on the upper middle class side of town round about 2 AM.  Apollo said, “It dawns on me that there are many more lawn ornaments in this neighborhood than in ours. Look, there’s another one,” he said as we drove past a yard with stone deer in it. I hadn’t … Continue reading We found a house that had no lawn ornaments and decided it was unfair