Should We Designate the DH for Assignment?

The designated hitter has been a part of baseball for more than 40 years, but people still argue about it. In and of itself, that’s pretty extraordinary. Realistically, a person has to be close to 50 to remember baseball without the DH. The two point conversion has only been a part of the NFL since…

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My Book

I wrote a book. It was written for a friend with breast cancer and the proceeds are going to benefit breast cancer research. It’s available at Amazon here and I wrote a little something about it here.  Hopefully, you’ll check it out and we can help some people.

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Logic 101 – Marijuana

My logic 101 post got way more attention than I expected. Now I’m feeling a little pressure, but that’s probably a good thing. It will keep me from getting lazy. Since one of the commentors mentioned marijuana, that’s where I’ll start. There are three types of argument that I consistently see and hear regarding legalizing…

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Logic 101

What do the teachers’ union, the gun lobby, the pro-marijuana activists, the anti-GMO activists, the anti-gay crusaders, and the anti-fracking activists have in common?  Apparently, none of them ever took, let alone passed, logic 101.  Now, that’s a pretty diverse group, and I am actually sympathetic to some of them.  But their arguments in support…

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For Shame

There’s a funny thing about human beings.  Rationality is only one of many factors in our decision-making and often it is not one of the most important factors.  If it were, there would be no gun control debate.  All of the available evidence points to a safer, happier and freer society when guns are restricted….

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