Vice Presidential Debate

Here are some scattered thoughts on yesterday’s debate between Cheney and Edwards. It is difficult to watch a debate when one’s baby is being fussy. As a corollary, consoling the baby is more important than watching two politicians talk. Dick Cheney definitely lived up to his name. Cheney lied about every 30 seconds. Since Cheney… Continue reading Vice Presidential Debate

Categorized as Politics

Vote for Syed Kerry

Hey, American Muslims, vote for a Syed. “New research by Burke’s Peerage reveals that Mr. Kerry is the only presidential candidate in U.S. history who has genealogical descent from Muslims, Jews and Christians.” Mr. Kerry is kinsman of the Shi’ite shahs of Persia (the most famous was Shah Abbas I, who reigned from 1587 to… Continue reading Vote for Syed Kerry

Passion and Death of Jesus Christ: Comparing the Movie with the Gospels I

Some months ago, Zack and I watched the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ. Zack wanted me to say a few words about the movie on the blog. I recently decided that late is better than never in this regard. So… In this first installment of my comparison between the movie and the Gospels, I… Continue reading Passion and Death of Jesus Christ: Comparing the Movie with the Gospels I

Categorized as Movies

Self Employment Help Needed

Does anyone know what all is involved in being self-employed? I am particularly interested in the tax aspects. It seems that a self-employed person has to send checks to the IRS multiple times in a year. Is that true? Another important issue is health insurance. How can one get individual health insurance? Are there many… Continue reading Self Employment Help Needed