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Daily Archives: August 1st, 2012

On Moderation in Women’s Sports

  JOHN PURDY writes: On the question of athletics for girls and women I would argue that some hyper-masculine athletics like weight-lifting, boxing and a few other sports are not really for women and it’s hard to understand why women are attracted to them (they weren’t when I was a teenager) but certainly racket sports […]

Does the Future Rest on This?

  DOMINIC writes: I just returned from the Chick-fil-A in Hilliard, Ohio, and it was packed. The drive-thru line wrapped around the building twice, and the inside line went out the door. I parked in a nearby Target lot, walked to the Chick-fil-A, and then I stood in line for a good 15 to 20 […]

Saturday Morning with the Obama Campaign

  MARY K. writes: The Obama campaign came to my neighborhood on Saturday. I spent the morning working in my front garden, so I observed about a dozen canvassers making their rounds two by two. Every single one of them was a white female baby boomer! Most were also overweight and very poorly dressed: shorts […]