My daughters got a kick out of this case, where a girls' basketball team has been kicked out of its league because the players were too good. They are of course already plotting to kick a wonderful young runner out of cross country and track....just kidding. It's too much fun to watch the particular young lady run.
It also strikes me that this obnoxious new rule by the city of Lowell, Massachusetts--requiring gun permit applicants to write an essay on why they need a weapon---is as much a teaching opportunity as it is obnoxious. Maybe after the thousandth time reading the 2nd Amendment and the Heller and McDonald decisions, and maybe after reading about how gun ownership by the law-abiding reduces crime, the chief of police and city council might figure something out.
The patterns are here. I am not a prophet. - I am not a shepherd or a dresser of sycamore trees. I am an academic psychiatrist, sitting in an airport lounge. Sweet life, you say. But over the last two...
4 hours ago