Archives for November 24, 2010

Thanksgiving is in some ways the best holiday because it is all about … gravy. But when you dig a little you find racism and religiosity and other icky stuff. Here’s an example of what can go wrong:

The Clemency of Cranberry

Obama will pardon Cranberry but there will be a speech. Hat tip Julia

Protecting the brain against concussion

It’s OK to execute homosexuals

The United Nations has a list of “discriminatory grounds” for executions … reasons to execute someone that the UN says are not OK. And, the UN just passed a resolution removing sexual orientation from that list. This applies to state executions as well as hate killings. Human rights defenders are protected by the resolution, as…