March 12, 2007

Jesus, Smith, Rand, and... Skousen?

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 12, 2007 | 11:43 PM | comments

I just came across this Christian Science Monitor editorial about Randian economics. After explaining the entire plot of Atlas Shrugged (thanks for the spoiler), editorialist Mark Skousen writes: But there's a dark side to Rand's teachings. Her defense of greed...Read More


Pace can't keep up with the times

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 12, 2007 | 11:31 PM | comments

Mr. Joint Chiefs himself, Gen. Peter Pace, doesn't like the gays. From the Chicago Tribune: Responding to a question about a Clinton-era policy that is coming under renewed scrutiny amid fears of future U.S. troop shortages, Pace said the Pentagon...Read More


SJR-7 goes to committee

Filed by Jerame Davis | March 12, 2007 | 8:40 PM | comments

It appears that SJR-7 finally has a committee to call home. The website for the Indiana General Assembly was updated today to show SJR-7 was assigned to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedures chaired by Rep. Scott Pelath (D...Read More


IPS/Lawrence Township schools support diversity

Filed by Bil Browning | March 12, 2007 | 4:04 PM | comments

Today's Indianapolis Star has a story about Indianapolis Public Schools and Lawrence Township Schools. With all the negative publicity some local schools have been getting, it's nice to see a pin-point of light. What are these two districts doing? They're...Read More


A one woman machine!

Filed by Bil Browning | March 12, 2007 | 2:16 PM | comments

Annette Gross, president of Indy PFLAG and a former bilerico contributor, rocks! She is truly an inspiration to me - and I thought I'd share why... I spoke at the PFLAG meeting yesterday afternoon where Annette spent several hours preparing...Read More


IYG/PFLAG workshop

Filed by Bil Browning | March 12, 2007 | 12:09 PM | comments

Workshop for Parents of Lesbian and Gay Youth Saturday, March 31st, 2007 8:30 am-4:30 pm IU School of Social Work 902 West New York Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 Agenda Topics:Facts and myths surrounding homosexualityWays children come-out to parents and friendsCommon...Read More


Say it ain't so!

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 12, 2007 | 10:17 AM | comments

The governor of Utah announced that he'll sign that toxic anti-GSA bill into law. (I may have mentioned it here, here, and here.) I'm really trying to understand the point of this. We know we have a group of kids...Read More


Einstein's brain, DP benefits, tiny robots, Hershman and SJR-7...what a mix!

Filed by Don Sherfick | March 12, 2007 | 8:30 AM | comments

Anytime I hear the term "brain drain" the one in my own cranial cavity conjures up Albert Einstein. After his demise in 1955, his superintelligent topper was preserved while the rest of him became ashes. It was the subject of...Read More


John Amaechi on TDS

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 12, 2007 | 7:09 AM | comments

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Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | March 12, 2007 | 6:02 AM | comments

"I recently had a conversation with some other military leaders on this issue and their point to me was 'It's working, so leave it alone. Generally, overall, it's working.' I don't think there's any doubt that there are evolving attitudes...Read More