Friday, February 18, 2005

Bill to repeal California's "AWB"

Assembly Member La Suer has introduced a bill to repeal California's unconstitutional ban on so-called "Assault Weapons". If you live in California or not, it would be worth contacting the Assembly. Perhaps its chances of making it out of committee are slim, but we can at least raise a stink.

A thread has been started at

Baby Name Wizard

This is just too cool. Type a name into this site and watch what happens. Try your own name. Turns out I was right near the peak of the bell curve. For once.

Update: There's an interesting blog on that site. One post documents the likely birth of an urban legend.

Putting the Dem in Demographics

Hillary may be a lot of things, but stupid isn't one of them. So if you can't get the youth vote, and if your gender gap is closing, who do you want? Why, felons, of course. Oh, I'm sorry. Ex-felons.
Both parties have called for changes to ensure a more accurate vote count. Republican efforts have centered on reducing voter fraud, while Democrats have called for making access to the ballot box easier and simpler.