Kate just drew my attention to a wonderful rant over at Joel on Software When I started interviewing programmers in 1991, I would generally let… Read More »On our inability to use Java to separate the sheep from the goats
A couple of apologists for Bush’s warrantless wiretapping wax indignant in an op-ed in today’s New York Times. Yet when it comes right down to… Read More »On the uncritical use of the term "commander-in-chief"
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Must-read piece by Glenn Greenwald, describing in detail how the 1952 Supreme Count decision in Youngstown Co. vs. Sawyer set out the limits on presidential… Read More »Glenn Greenwald on Bush, FISA, and Youngstown Co. vs. Sawyer
This afternoon we went up to Lynn to visit our daughter, son-in-law, and grandson Tommy. When we got home, the postman had left a bulky… Read More »How I'm going to spend the next couple of days