Author Archives: Headmistress

Fed Appeals Court Reconsiders Terri’s Appeal

This is all I know, and by the time the rest of y’all get up and read this, the news will have changed. ATLANTA (AP) – A federal appeals court early Wednesday agreed to consider a petition for a new hearing on whether to reconnect Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube. In slightly older but still good […]

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The Once and Future Obituary

This is macabre. It’s so bizarre that I thought it was a hoax. But I looked up the author of the reported story, and she is a CBS.com reporter. I looked at a few of her articles, and they look similar. I don’t know. This is just… I’m flummuxed to describe it. Keep reading. CBS […]

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Libertarian speaks on Terri

Nat Hentoff says the following: For all the world to see, a 41-year-old woman, who has committed no crime, will die of dehydration and starvation in the longest public execution in American history. …Among many other violations of her due process rights, Terri Schiavo has never been allowed by the primary judge in her case—Florida […]

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Living Wage

Powerline discusses minimum wage issues here. They also explain the difference between

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Cultural Fun

A few years ago I participated in an online discussion with a woman who said that she wanted to work outside the home because her family wanted to provide extra cultural experiences for the children, and that could not be done on most single incomes. I’m not really sure what she meant- she was rather […]

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