For many years I’ve taken advantage of web fonts to help make ComicsPundit a unique experience. Long before TypeKit or other similar services came around to allow individuals to tap into their servers to host webfonts, I sought to host fonts on my own server. But one cannot legally take a font off your desktop […]
Since I started having a personal blog, It was an annual or biennial thing to undergo a whole redesign of the website, often changing platforms in the process. Usually this resulted in me doing more design work than writing. But, for about a half a decade or more I’d been steady in holding to one […]
As the frustration with Trump boils with many accross the country, a touch of perspective is needed lest the outrage defeat the purpose of opposing Trump’s agenda. But how to communicate that to those who have gone so far as to brand all opponents (and sometimes those who aren’t oppesed enough for their tastes) as […]
… from Scott Shackford at Reason Magazine So what I would recommend to anybody calling for an alliance between libertarians and the left (regardless of whichever side is making the call) is not look at Trump as some particularly remarkably bad outlier and anomaly (though he is certainly giving every sign he’s going to be […]
…from Glenn Reynolds: …normally when one has lost the Executive and Legislative branches to the other party is not the time to call for government censorship of political speech on vague and mutable grounds. Democrats have been advocating more and more power to government without giving thought to how that power would be used in […]
A defense of third-party politics.
Seth Godin wrote about third parties in a blog post “Ketchup and the third-party problem“. He says that those of us supporting third parties or their candidates are doomed to failure, and miss our chance to really influence the political field.
Needless to say, I find the arguement lacking, and merely a more passive aggressive method of saying that we should all vote for Hillary because otherwise we’ll be doomed with Trump. I’ve snarked about it on Twitter. But I feel this deserves a bit more detailed of a rebuttal.
…that I wrote over fifteen hundred words about theories about wether it was really a reboot or not.
Click through to read it, but bewarned there are SPOILERS!!!
But also NO POLITICS!!! (You’re welcome, though I may get into that in a later post)
Click through only if you’ve seen the movie.
Apple is currently holding their annual World-Wide Developer Conference in San Fancisco. As part of this, Apple has released a new version of the guidelines that developers have to follow to submit apps to their various app stores. These text of these guidelines are available on Apple’s developer website. But it also is available as […]
How weird is it getting? Trump’s acting like the reasonable one here. From Reason: Asked about the big culture-war issue of the moment, public restroom access for trans individuals, Trump said he thinks North Carolina should have left things alone. “North Carolina did something that was very strong, and they’re paying a big price,” said […]
In case you are wondering what I meant by “culture war profiteer,” in the previous post, I refer you to Todd Seavy at Splice Today The anarchist law professor Butler Shaffer, a friend of mine, quietly takes the very radical yet reasonable view that most institutions, no matter what their initial purpose was (stopping online […]