We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Too much good stuff on Radioblogger with HH: Tancredo, Steyn, and Matthew Dowd, here. (Scroll down)
Height and birth order: Boys later in the birth order do tend to be taller than the first. Same holds for girls, but only through the first couple of girls. The cause for the tendency is unknown. Which would you prefer? Taller, or short but inherit the kingdom?
Am I the last person on the planet to know about Engadget?
The growing mess in the Worker's Paradise of Venezuela. Publius