My softball moment

OK, the nets are all abuzz over gay rights advocates' indignation  that the WSJ ran this  picture of Elena Kagan playing softball in the 90s when a professor at the U. of Chicago.  Apparently, softball = gay.  Who knew? I had a personal involvement with another U. of Chicago softball photo.  When Gary Becker won … Continue reading My softball moment

So what is second order?

It has been widely reported that in 2003, Elena Kagan wrote that the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy regarding gays in the military was "a moral injustice of the first order." The first order?  Really?  Surely there are some implicit qualifiers in there.  When you consider genocide, mass rape, sex trafficking, murder, slavery, Jim Crow, … Continue reading So what is second order?