Daily Archives: June 3, 2003
Go Go First Amendment!
Posted on June 3, 2003 18 Comments
Turns out that video games are protected by the First Amendment, at least according to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, which today overturned a St. Louis ruling that video games do not constitue prtected speech. The entire 8th Circuit Court Opinion is here, but here are some choice quotes: “If the first amendment is […]
Curse You, Habitat For Humanity!
Posted on June 3, 2003 5 Comments
I cannot tell you how much personal inner strength it took me to reject Habitat For Humanity’s new Poverty Theme Park for inclusion into The Book of the Dumb. Because, truth to tell, it’s a friggin’ horrible idea: “See life-size Habitat houses from countries around the world. Learn about the devastating effects of poverty. Try […]
Where the Hell is June? And OPM. And IndieCrit. And the Cat.
Posted on June 3, 2003 20 Comments
I try not to comment overly on weather, but come on. It’s June, and here in my little corner of Ohio, the temperature outside is 65 degrees. It was only marginally warmer yesterday, and will be only marginally warmer tomorrow. It’s also raining. I’m sorry, but my contract clearly specifies that so long as I […]
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