Month: August 2010

California finally gets it right

Yesterday a California court overturned the state’s Proposition 8 banning gay marriage. A huge victory for equal rights, nondiscrimination, and tolerance. You do support equal rights, don’t you? You do support nondiscrimination and tolerance, don’t you? I don’t know how… Read More ›

Best wishes, Tinkerhell

I’ve written before about how the gaming community can come together to support one of its own. More recently I’ve become aware of another such “coming together.” As some of you know, I play Warhammer Online. I’m on the Badlands… Read More ›

It’s just a mosque

New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission has voted not to grant protection to an old building in downtown Manhattan, thus clearing the way for construction of a new Muslim mosque and community center — the highly controversial “Mosque at Ground… Read More ›

Another consumer rant

We’re into midsummer now and I’m still trying to judge the full impact of a rate increase from my power company, Xcel Energy. All their assurances that their new “tiered” rate system (the more you use, the higher your rate… Read More ›