commented on Breastfeeding Yoga
Sperm may be organic, but does it come from a free-range, vegetarian fed human, with omega-3 supplements?
Dec 17, 2012
commented on Guns Don't Make You Safer
I'm ok with people having guns, but I'm for tighter regulations. You're not going to get a majority opinion to pass legislation to ban weapons, and the wild-west neocon "everyone is armed" fantasy will never happen. Instead, the conversation needs to be about how to pass sensible regulations.
For instance, want to buy an AR-15? You better have proof of ownership for a gun safe, along with requisite inspections. Want to buy a handgun? Well, you better have proof of ownership of trigger locks, along with passing a safety course every X years.
Nov 9, 2011
commented on What's Wrong With the Electoral College
Hold on, before you start criticizing the Electoral College -- what do you propose to replace it with? Direct voting? A tournament system? Have you done the mathematical analysis? What does each individuals voting power come out to?
The Electoral College is a weighted voting system, meant to prevent dense metropolitan areas from having absolute control -- it forces a potential candidates to essentially have to geographically popular. This is positive attribute to the system.
That said, it's not the best system, and it has its issues -- especially since weighted voting power means that error get magnified: