Judge: Poker Betting Not Gambling But Game of Skill

A federal judge has ruled that poker is a game of skill and that therefore betting money on it is not gambling.

More Maker/Taker Musings

The NYT has an interesting piece on the ongoing limted v. big governemnt debate.

2010 More Republican Than 1994

Gallup’s final pre-election poll gives Republicans a 15 point advantage over Democrats, compared to only 5 points in 1994.

Iraq Combat Over, Iraq Combat Pay Continues

The president has declared an end to combat operations in Iraq. But soldiers assigned there still draw combat pay.

Christopher Hitchens Has Cancer

Christopher Hitchens has esophageal cancer.

Terrorism vs. Crime

Everybody Hates Mitt

Musharraf vs. Chavez