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Ecce Homo by Antonio Ciseri (1871)

Free Speech Battles

RT'd an essay on PC censorship by @MarkSteynOnline. Now getting accused of agreeing w/Steyn on EVERYTHING, which proves Steyn's point.

— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) April 16, 2014

I know Patton Oswalt is not well-liked around these parts… Heck, apart from his role as Remy in Ratatouille and his epic Star Wars rant on Parks [...]

Thursday Open Thread

Geoffrey Chaucer by Thomas Hoccleve

On this date in 1397 Geoffrey Chaucer first tells the Canterbury Tales in the court of King Richard II.

In Class With Floyd — Judicial Appointments

Tonight in my Judicial Process course we will be discussing, among other things… the politics of judicial appointments… A little of this: And this:

And this:

And this for judicial elections…

Isn’t This Baby Trafficking?

I wonder how much it cost to free this kid? From KLKN-TV

A 3-year-old Lincoln boy disappeared Monday night and where he was found is pretty amazing.

After his mother called 911, the toddler was located across the street from their apartment at Madsen’s Bowling Alley and Billiards, inside the businesses, get this, claw [...]

Wednesday Open Thread

European Kleptocracy

Everyone’s favorite British Member of European Parliament, Daniel Hannan is at it again… tilting against his favorite windmill. From the Daily Mail UK:

Viewed from Brussels, the Westminster expenses crisis looks Lilliputian. Call that a scandal? Bath plugs and massage chairs, patio heaters and lightbulbs? How paltry. How quaint.

Viewed from Brussels, the Westminster expenses [...]

From the Trailer Park — God’s Pocket

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks(!), John Turturro and Richard Jenkins

Tuesday Open Thread

Monday Open Thread

Christ Curses the Fig Tree, Woodcut by Urs Graf (Swiss)