So, I have a different take on Charlottesville: I’m disappointed but not disturbed. By way of background, it was really weird to arrive home from Germany, where Nazi symbols and slogans are banned, and read about Charlottesville. It was really weird to see the above video, particularly the interviews at minutes 2:43 and 19:42. And,
Here is a recent post from the Reddit personal finance group, on which people ask for advice on financial matters: It’s looking like my wife and I are going to be getting a cordial divorce. I recently completed a stint in rehab after a nasty addiction, and let’s just say things are not going well.
What is it like to be a Supreme Court Justice? It’s an interesting thought. You get tremendous autonomy, as Justices get to choose which cases they will hear. Your decisions have tremendous and broad impact, as legal precedence is a real thing. And you get to see a wide view of how laws, justice and
I was at the gym a bit ago and exercising next to an older lady. For some reason, we really hit it off. I saw her a second time, and, again, we had a good chat. She shared how her husband, a partner at a law firm, had a heart attack at age 36. This
My friend Nicole de Lisle recently shared on Facebook a Washington Post commentary. It is based on a 2015 speech that former FBI Director Jim Comey gave. It is called: “Why I Require FBI Agents to Visit the Holocaust Museum.” It is a very thoughtful piece (link here). What particularly moved me was this: I require
As I’ve written before, health care to me is a public good and not a strictly private one. I also have a strong opinion of what a just medical system looks like, based on John Rawls’ Theory of Justice, about which I’ll blog in the future. I’m writing this because of something I just read.