Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Dona nobis pacem

Ironic that all these "peace globes" are being posted in the Blogosphere on Election Day in the U.S. -- but this is not meant as a political statement of any kind. People of good will can disagree on how true peace may best be achieved, but can people of good will ever doubt that peace must be our ultimate goal? It's Veteran's Day on Saturday: Ask a vet about it.

For more on the peace globe idea, ask Mimi.

Saturday, November 04, 2006

So where's the follow up?

I saw this AP story in the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday, November 1:
A German court has ordered a self-proclaimed witch to refund a client her hefty fee for a spell that failed to win back the woman's boyfriend.

The court ruled the witch must pay back the $1,275 on the grounds she offered a service that was "objectively, completely impossible."
I've been waiting for the follow up story since, but I haven't seen it:
A German judge recently transformed into a toad. German scientists are baffled by the sudden transformation of the respected jurist who'd ruled recently in a controversial witchcraft case....

Bar Association Judicial Retention Recommendations

From the Chicago Sun-Times.