Archive for December, 2010

Dirty Deals Abridge Freedom of Speech

Friday, December 31st, 2010

California ban of violent video games must go, headlines the piece by Activision Blizzard’s George Rose in the San Francisco Chronicle. While Rose is correct that California’s censorship law is unconstitutional and the Supreme Court should bury it so deep no other states keep trying to get away with such a travesty, one portion of […]

Rasmussen’s Polling Disinformation

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Honest polling may or may not be interesting. Interesting polling may or may not be honest. Rasmussen pulled off the latter in a poll containing disinformation in the questions, and trumpeted baseless findings.
A recent Rasmussen Reportclaims that “only 21% of the respondents want the FCC to regulate the Internet.” Utter hogwash. It’s polling was disingenuous, […]

Cancer Free in 12 Hours

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Cancer free 12 hours from now! That’s the plan, at least. Like so many serious illnesses, prostate cancer is spoken about in whispers, but from all I’ve read recently, perhaps more lives could be saved if we just talked more openly, thereby increasing awareness, prevention, and earlier diagnosis.
A friend came up to me as […]