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Carving out a Contraceptive Caveat for Catholics
Affordable Care Act, Catholic Universities and Hospitals, Contraceptive and Abortifacient agents
When to use Stored Procedures / Stored Functions / Views
vs. inline SQL or webservices
Order of triggers and foreign key cascades in Firebird
How do before and after triggers, with their position number, interact with cascade deletes and cascade set nulls?
On the perils of genericity
Programmers easily take "handles anything" too far
Handling overridable warnings in the database layer
Are you sure?
Information Technology (mostly Software) "Best Practices"
Component-based query sytem
Database vs. Filesystem, Blob vs. File
Marginal performance drain for drastic feature gain
Don't be afraid to be a power user!
Database agnosticism is not a virtue
Health care reform
The price of a doctor visit
PseudoTheos has no public comment system
The Freaking Gideons
I went to a Gideon meeting.
Three Million Dollars
Entertainment to bait...I mean, convert... the masses.
The Abortion Debate Is Stupid.
It seriously is.
My Take on how "God's Will" is used by christians
SQL or SEQUEL
On the correct pronunciation of the acronymn for Structured Query Language
On the proper selection of a primary key
And of the inconsequential nature of the choice
On database design [scratchbook]
Things to keep in mind during the process, not hard rules
Poor man's database tricks
How to make good use of your free/libre/open-source database system's features
Verifying a master-detail relationship
Using on-commit triggers to do what other constraints can't
Copy-on-write in a relational database
Sharing data, but only as long as everyone plays nice
Operating system user interface toolkits
Oklahoma HB 1804, Now with Bitter Commentary!
A new law regarding immigration.
Teaching, testing, certifying
The Certificate Authority racket
SSL, HTTPS, trusted Root Authorities, Encryption, Identity, and all that hoo-haw
Support the troops!
Opposing a war is more difficult than it sounds
Portable MP3-DVD player
All I want is a Walkman type device that plays MP3s on a data DVD, without the added bulk necessary to play DVD-video.
Help! Someone stole my penis and gave it to a woman! Then they took it from her and destroyed it!
Domains, classes, inheritance, value sets, type constraints
The Internet Is Not Magic
The internet works in non-mysterious ways.
Why do we post quotes on this site?
My fun-filled trek through drug-induced stupor.
The story of how we met (invented) Mrr. Dabaar
Lolicon lovers: a threat to society? a threat to anime?
This whole debate puts the LOL in loli.
Putting the Devil in Hell. Is that what they call it these days?
Downloading Is Stealing
Lies, obfuscation, and a deliberate disrespect for parallelism in analogy
Why should christians be surprised?
Stub - Evolution &c
Peace, calm, and justice.
On doing more than just sweeping our differences under the rug.
New notes on marriage [Scratchbook]
Have you read the fine print?
PseudoTheos is not a blog.
At least, I hope it isn't.
Webcomics with text
Meaningless Primary Keys, Arrogance
You're wrong, I won't tell you why, but the results will be disastrous. *makes "spooky fingers" gesture*
Catch the terror
Abortion & Gender Equality
Private-sector distributed media library with exclusive concurrent control of licensed copyrighted materials
Defending archival fair-use
Did you know you had a right to archive copyrighted materials?
School, Job, Career, &c
Christians & Hypocrisy - FAQ
Abstraction of hypocrisy, application to Christianity, distinct lack of resolution, and some bits about something else
Scalia on Constitutional Interpretation
The living Constitution be damned
RE: Ensis' Reproachable Tactics
RE: Ensis' Reproachable Tactics
Definitions (executive summary)
Datatypes, types, domains, classes, constraints, values, variables, functions, ranges, representations, interfaces, protocols
Double-quotes for emphasis
Who the hell thought this was a good idea?
Education: The Topless Tower of Bad Thought
Criticizing modern elitist thought and the modern dialog
Variables, constants, functions, contexts, lambdas
Atomicity, isolation, conflicts, versioning, commit, rollback, retaining, save points, sub-transactions
Representations [Scratchbook] [Deprecated]
Variables, encoding, binary data; internal, primary, and possible representations
Maximum nesting depth of windows/controls
On teaching evolution in public schools
RE: Nuclear Proliferation
RE: Nuclear Proliferation
That which is not yet done, is not yet done.
Having a reason for laws
Because I said so!
This is almost funny.
Troops and elections in Iraq
It could have gone better...
Personal beliefs and the presidency
Do representatives get elected to do what they want, or to do what we want?
God kills terrorists with an earthquake!
Some people just don't know when to stop talking ...
Contracts and Callbacks
We really don't like them, eh?
A book should be thick only if need-be
taking a stab at "team ethics"
(to the constitution of the United States of America, that is)
Found 'em yet?
Weapons, weapons, they're around here somewhere ...
You're being brainwashed about safe sex (again)
Or how people like to mix God-given rules, marriage, sexuality, condoms, pregnancy, and AIDS
Government run like a business
For-profit, non-profit, or for-loss -- what's a government expected to do?
Ensis' Reproachable Tactics
More tips on how to convince idiots and kill dialog
Test of Balance
The Press: Right or Left leaning?
A -> B -> C
But wait..I only like B. I hate C!
We're all trying to solve the same problems
Conservatives and Liberals in terms of self-balancing systems, ignorance, and risk
Republicans and economics
Maybe you'll believe this guy
Understanding the presidential candidates by watching their candidacy
The problem with Conservatives and Liberals
A bizarre thought I had to get down on paper
Crying in the dark
Moral Relativism and its effects
The Iraqi nuclear problem
By golly someone ought to invade
Trouble in Sudan
Election year and the lack of interest in Third World problems
Are we sick of the candidates yet?
Re: Government run like a business
What do you want to do when you grow up?
Legislating intent just seems like such a bad idea.
Third-party ads in campaigns
They've got money, fewer restrictions -- and they're on the loose.
Don't ignore differences!
The Vatican reminds us that women are different from men, hurray!
What the ... ?
Freedom and Authority
Shedding light on America's political system
New languages seem to pop up all the time -- why?
It's all Nader's fault
... or how it really isn't.
The sky is about to fall on our heads!
... or wondering why some people are obsessed with getting to the end of the world.
Laws are only for the lawful?
The power to make people listen
When you talk, does the world stand still?
The Last Real Programmer
What do Samurai and Real Programmers have in common?
Beware the demonizers
How to spot crap on sight
South Park and The Passion
Thoughts on the movie's impact
What they are, and what they are not ...
Justice, law, morality, ethics
What would you like?
I'd like the Truth
Defending Faith against mootness...mootitude...mooticity....
Fighting fire with fire
Dealing with terrorism when you aren't sure it's wrong
Consent & Ethics
Yes, I'm telling you not to tell me what to do. Got a problem with that?
What are we electing?
Representatives, whether local or national, are an interesting thing.
Dark future for the law?
We don't need no stinking handcuffs!
SOAP is stupid
Universal communication isn't here yet.
Fixing a problem with TForm's resizing algorithm
Ever noticed forms moving when resized? Annoyed?
Maybe we shouldn't always spell things out
Anti-discrimination and the Church
Should you be worried about gay marriage because your church doesn't want to officiate such things?
Conflict of interest in the Minority Party
This is going to get nasty.
Civil Disobedience and other meaningless buzzwords.
The Los Angeles Gay Marriage Contraversy
Justice and Power ...and nearly Powerless Justice
Almost nobody is looking out for you
Ready the black helicopters
New and improved! Now easier to skim and ignore!!
Baring it all
Do we have to go there?
Taking another (simpler?) stab at explaining it
Some Points to Ponder for the Ecclesiologically Perplexed
How's the church doing?
An Ounce of Prevention
What if The People don't want to do what is good for them?
Attack of the Linux geeks!
They're all a bunch of commie terrorists, out to get SCO, don't you know?
I'm thinking in plaid!
We strive to make sure our editorials are as trendy as we can.
The Devil's Advocate
A little research goes a long way
CBS is being mean to me!
MoveOn.org's "Child Play" ad is being refused -- oh no!
The Real Voodoo
The Recession argument is conducted poorly
On Godwin's Law
Did you say Nazi?
We don't need no education?
More mores from a relativist?
We may be all over the map, but we're neighbors.
Think of the children!
Would you dare to raise your child in a sub-ideal environment?
A well-meaning preacher sticks his foot in his mouth ...
Don't read this if you don't exist
Marriage answers from Ransom
My answers to Unordained's questions on marriage
The three who didn't pray
Four guys come out of a bar ...
Separation of Truth and State
Certain of Uncertainty
Thoughts about thought
Marriage answers from Ensis.
longwinded answers to questions posed by Unordained
Questions for partisans of marriage
What exactly do you want?
Tips for making your arguments unbeatable
Just a few tricks of the trade you might want to avoid picking up, if you care about fairness.
Christianity ... Islam ... Judaism ... Are they all just worshiping the same God?
Is my god better than yours? It is even a different god?
Self-organizing systems are 'da bomb'
Knight to Cell block C3.
Crack is the incorrect way to kill a fetus
Hindsight is always 20/20
Why buy an ounce of prevention when your children can buy a pound of cure?
It's late, insomnia sucks
Horseshoes and Handgrenades
"Close enough" to what?
Through the looking-glass
Now, Kitty, let's consider who it was that dreamed it all. This is a serious question, my dear ...
Is the author's name the most important part of an article?
Perceiving the flaws of perception?
Postmodernism, subjectivity, and relativism are hardly well understood, and with reason!
Terrorism According to Ensis
Fighting evil sucks...can we do something else?
The Great Black Box
An idea for you to ignore and forget
Black Box Theology 1.2
Don't read it and it won't hurt you.
On health care costs
The unhealthy triangle between insurance, healthcare professionals, and their clients.
Taking a look at how people respond to sarcasm
Shouting "Fire!" in a Crowded Room
An attack on propaganda and on anti-propaganda propaganda
Humanity's Two Dilemmas
A logical argument for and against declassifying human beings
It's not my fault!
A God by any other name...(V1.2)??
Some differences are more important than others
Does your vote count?
Rule of law
The wars on terrorism are wars against ourselves
Shackin' up together
Why I'm not married
Please enter your date of birth and gender
Fighting for individuality in a world that doesn't care
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