Patterico's Pontifications

4/18/2003

YET ANOTHER BLOW STRUCK FOR

Filed under: General — Patterico @ 10:26 pm

YET ANOTHER BLOW STRUCK FOR THE ENVIRONMENT BY BUSH: Described here.

IRAQI INFORMATION MINISTER STUFF: Get

Filed under: General — Patterico @ 6:24 pm

IRAQI INFORMATION MINISTER STUFF: Get the talking action figure here. And read his CNN obituary here.

DEMORALIZING: When Vanilla Sky (a

Filed under: General — Patterico @ 7:33 am

DEMORALIZING: When Vanilla Sky (a great movie starring Tom Cruise) was out, billboards showing Cruise’s face were all over Los Angeles. My daughter, who was 1 1/2, would look at the billboards and say: “Look! It’s Daddy!” and my heart would soar.

Now she is 3. Last night, she was at the computer when I was reading an interview with Tony Blair, she looked at some of the accompanying photos of him and said: “That looks like Daddy.”

No offense to Tony Blair, but what a comedown!

FOR THE LAW FOLKS: Or

Filed under: General — Patterico @ 7:15 am

FOR THE LAW FOLKS: Or for anyone interested in such things — this column by a law professor addressing the Ex Post Facto Clauses as interpreted by the Supreme Court. He makes a pretty convincing argument that the Court screwed up its interpretation of the clauses three years ago — but mostly because they followed a precedent that was screwed up by Justice Chase (an unimpressive Justice later impeached for misconduct) in 1798.


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