Flori-duh

Governor Rick Scott refused to debate Charlie Crist (at least for a while) because Crist had a fan in the podium. Depending on who you believe, Scott cited a rule that prohibited "electronics" in the podium, or there was a rule that was much more specific, which referred specifically...

I've been involved in the debate over whether we should criminalize "revenge porn." As much as I despise the practice, I don't agree with new criminal laws to punish it. In fact, I just spent some time on a panel at Stanford Law School, in the company of...

It's an all-too-common scenario: A blogger criticizes someone online, and then gets sued for his statements.   But two things make this case unique: First, the plaintiff sued because of the blogger's characterizations of him shooting two dogs at close range; second, the defendant blogger was in Florida - and...

If you don't already know who Carlos Miller is, you should. You are more free because Miller won't let newsgathering and photography die under the wheels of a paranoid nation, shrieking with fear at imaginary terrorists, and hiring policies in police departments that seem to favor people with personality...

A few weeks ago, I declared that I have two rules for porn: Rule #1: The subjects must be adults Rule #2: The subjects must be consenting adults I am not sure if I should add this as a third rule: Proposed Rule #3: The subjects should not be in a...

[caption id="attachment_14882" align="alignright" width="320"] FOR YOUR INFORMATION, THE SUPREME COURT HAS ROUNDLY REJECTED PRIOR RESTRAINT!!!!![/caption] As some of you remember, Raanan Katz sued Google and others for copyright infringement this summer over a Blogger user's publication of an "unflattering" photograph of him.  Today, popular sports blog Deadspin has the story. Beyond the...

[caption id="attachment_14818" align="alignright" width="175"] If I remove these glasses, that will substantially affect interstate commerce, Mr. Larry Johnson. [/caption] Henmingway said, “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” That may be true, but you still have...

I frequently write about how my former home state of Flori-duh is backward. Well finally, someone agrees with me. Meet Carlos Romero, 31, charged with (oh shit) "sexual activity involving an animal." According to Local 10, a man spotted Romero "doing sexual acts with his miniature female...

Fifty Shades of Grey, currently number one on the New York Times Best Seller list, is a charming story about a college graduate, her billionaire boyfriend, and their sex life. It’s labeled as erotic fiction, but it sounds more like porn for housewives. It was apparently developed from...