Single payer and Charlie Gard: When euthanasia becomes a duty

il miglior fabbro

Walter Russell Mead, saying what needs to be said about the Charlie Gard case : But it was a wicked abuse of the state’s coercive power to prevent the parents from trying their best for their child, and it should strengthen the determination of everyone who cares about human […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Dropping dimes in real time

Dropping dimes in real time

I get up early in the morning so I have time to look at what’s happening and write a blog post about it, if possible. As it happens, Donald Trump is simultaneously engaging in a Twitter storm in real time . As always, read ’em from the bottom up: […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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OPEC may not matter any more

OPEC may not matter any more

Some of my friends first got their drivers licenses in 1979, although I didn’t get mine until later on. If you’re old enough to remember 1979, you might remember seeing this: Get it while you could OPEC per se didn’t cause this line — it was mostly unrest in […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Airhead Alert!

Under the bus

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau came back to town yesterday. We’re not sure how she arrived, but I suspect it might have been by bus, because she threw Mohamed Noor under it : Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau on Thursday called the shooting death of Justine Damond “unnecessary” and […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Trump to G-7: I’ll decide later whether to endorse Paris climate agreement

Just a thought

If I were Trump, and I hasten to add I am glad I’m not, I’d do the following: Pardon everyone potentially connected to the Russian thing Pardon everyone potentially connected to Hillary Clinton’s serial malfeasance Tell Robert Mueller he can write his report any time he’d like, but the […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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All lives matter

No answers

The transcript of the 911 call that Justine Damond made provides no insight into why she would be killed only moments later: Operator: 911, what’s the address of the emergency? Caller: Hi, I’m, I can hear someone out the back and I, I’m not sure if she’s having sex […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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That’s Gonna Leave A…Er, Mark

Just when you think you’ll go your entire life without seeing a Minnesota judge take a stance against tyranny, this goes and happens ? A Ramsey County judge ruled Wednesday that Gov. Mark Dayton violated the Minnesota Constitution when he vetoed funding for the legislature earlier this year. “The […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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