Monday, January 26, 2009

No apologies

Here's the story.

The girls' basketball team at The Covenant School, a private Christian academy in Dallas, wiped the floor with the girls from The Dallas Academy. Final score: 100-0. The girls were not taunting the losing team, or being malicious in any other way. They simply played well through the whole game.

However, being a pile of pride-squashing, knee-scraping Christians, the school's administration and headmaster profusely apologized for the victory, calling it "shameful and an embarrassment..."

The coach at The Covenant School, Micah Grimes, was not about not about hit his knees and beg forgiveness from the public or an imaginary friend. He sent out an e-mail stating in no uncertain terms that he would not apologize for the victory and that "my girls played with honor and integrity."

He was subsequently fired.

Here's hoping he lands a job coaching at a school that appreciates ability and achievement.

UPDATE: The same story, deftly handled by Doug Reich over at The Rational Capitalist. Go check it out.


Saturday, January 10, 2009

It's going to get really ugly really quick

Has anyone out there read this atrocity?

I'm too involved in a project to offer a detailed analysis of this pile of nonsense. I just want to direct anyone to Myrhaf's analysis over at The New Clarion. Go check it out.


Friday, January 9, 2009

Just awful

Those of you who have never had to deal with the mind-numbing, hair-pulling, eye-gouging hell that is Windows Vista will not appreciate how true this is.