Why would you think war was over?

After all, we’ve always been at war with Eastasia Afghanistan and will always be at war with Eastasia Afghanistan. The war in Afghanistan is not ending, US government attorneys said in court documents unsealed Friday, undercutting statements President Barack Obama made last December and in his State of the Union address a few weeks later […]

The Long-lasting damage of cop misbehavior

The lives lost are tragic, but the constant police misbehavior has an even worse effect on society. I came across the following today on an article about Stingrays: Well, the supposed “good guys” (cops) no longer really care what is legal and what is not, so why should I? Once this type of sentiment becomes […]

No, Florida, No.

Apparently my old stomping grounds of Ft Lauderdale have passed an ordinance making it illegal to feed the homeless. WTF, Florida? Anyone who is active in church should be fighting this with civil disobedience. They can’t arrest all of you!

This story’s too good

For all those who say the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is to have a gun….. “William Coleman III of Gresham, Oregon, was robbed of his Walther-brand P22 handgun. The gun was stolen by a young man who walked up to Coleman, pulled out his own gun, and said, ‘I […]

Explaining Conservatism?

I heard an interesting theory today – not sure if it’s a causal or correlation relationship, but it goes as follows: We know that genetics plays a role in how naturally fearful people are. If you’re more towards fearful on the spectrum, you’re not going to want to live in a big city full of […]

Humanity Has Truly Changed Very Little

Yesterday I read through the intro of Don’t Know Much About Mythology. It posited that one possible reason for myths was for the rich to control the poor. I thought, “Yeah. Makes sense back then with their god-kings, but we’re smarter now.” Then I thought about American politics and realized nothing has changed over the […]