Category: law

Disempowering people through the Healthy Welfare Card 0

Disempowering people through the Healthy Welfare Card

In the just-released Forrest Review, the authors say “If a cashless welfare system is effectively and smoothly introduced, it will render the cash system that preceded it an irresponsible social experiment.“. I think they’re...

Rights of the undead 0

Rights of the undead

You won’t need a cab to find a priest – Maybe you should find a place to stay – Some place where they never change the sheets – And you just roll around Denver...

Can you sue for a failed exorcism? 1

Can you sue for a failed exorcism?

My attention was caught this week by a news article about a Romanian lawyer who sued his local Orthodox bishop and four priests claiming they failed to properly exorcise flatulent demons that were forcing...

The problem with Prohibition 0

The problem with Prohibition

Indonesia’s United Development Party (the country’s oldest Islamic party) is seeking an effective ban on the sale, production and consumption of alcohol in the Muslim-majority nation. The proposed legislation imposing the ban is among...

Breakfast bananas – how do they measure up? 0

Breakfast bananas – how do they measure up?

As one so naturally does on Christmas Eve, I found myself this morning contemplating the three bananas destined for breakfast. The rather scrawny and unnatural one in the middle started me wondering what ever...