The Americans didn’t do too well in Olympic hockey this time around. But in the gold-medal game between Finland and Sweden — they’re playing right now! — the Swedish goalie has a picture of the Statue of Liberty on his blue-and-yellow mask. That’s because in his real life Henrik Lundqvist is a member of the New York Rangers, which uses Lady Liberty in its logo. Still, he’s playing for Team Sweden at the moment and rather than a picture of a Viking longship he’s got a symbol of America on his mask. Nice touch. I wonder if any Europeans are pulling out their hair.
Pennsylvania state law requires mail-in ballots to be received by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, but the state’s supreme court ruled today that mail ballots postmarked by Election Day and received by the following Friday at 5:00 p.m. must be counted. Pennsylvania GOP senator Pat Toomey blasted the decision in ... Read More
I attend a well-to-do liberal-arts school in the Midwest. The professors are wonderful and the classmates impressive. However, I find myself consistently pained by one thing: Many have little to no familiarity with even the most widely known Bible stories. In the words of the adventurous Professor Indiana Jones, ... Read More