I've not had a lot of time to blog lately and will not have time for another week or so. Currently, I'm prepping for oral arguments in the 9th Circuit and grading the substantial papers of the second-year students (think 30 people x 55 pages per person = 1650 pages to read and comment on … Continue reading Work, work, work
Okay, it is odd to write about a piece of furniture, I know, but I felt so vindicated this morning reading this post that I had to write about it. I've gone back and forth in my mind over the last three years, but I think my standing desk is here to stay. I first … Continue reading Why I love my standing desk
Fifteen years ago today, on this Solemnity of the Annunciation, Pope John Paul II promulgated the encyclical Evangelium Vitae. Since 1995, what has changed in the moral landscape? Not much has changed from one vantage point. Ours is still a "culture of death," as Pope John Paul II described it. We are still on a … Continue reading Evangelium Vitae Fifteen Years Later
Happy feast of the Annunciation!
Archbishop Chaput from Denver wrote today about the healthcare bill just passed through Congress and the ramifications it will have. This is worth a read.
For those of you who were not able to write your legislators, I thought I'd give you a taste of how they respond. Here is the form response from Sen. Harry Reid (Nevada/Senate Majority Leader) that I received in response to my e-mail to his office before the healthcare vote in the House. Perhaps he … Continue reading A reply from Sen. Reid