Category Archives: Politics

Sick and Damn Tired

We know about Florida. We know about the school shooting in Parkland. We know that the shooter trained with white nationalists and that the gun was legally purchased. There are currently 17 dead, with the toll possibly rising within the next few days. … Continue reading

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On Oprah

By now, you’ve probably seen the hashtag #Oprah2020. You might have shared it. Some are excited about this. Others, not so much. Me, I place myself in the ambivalent category. I honestly can’t say whether or not she’d be a … Continue reading

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11 Things That Should Make You Run Like Hell

I found this hot, steaming pile at the Friendly Atheist: called 11 THINGS EVERY REAL CONSERVATIVE SHOULD ASK ON A FIRST DATE–yes, the all caps title really is a thing–by Kurt Schlichter, it’s a study in WTF?. No, I will not link to the … Continue reading

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Closing the Book

Apparently, Simon & Schuster have revealed some of the problems they had with Hanrahan’s book. I won’t be quoting the article; it’s best if you head on over to the Guardian and read it for yourself. It’s absolutely fascinating. However, it … Continue reading

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Ferengi In Chief

Yesterday, while in the breakroom at work, I caught a showing of Star Trek: The Voyage Home on the television. When the crew of the Enterprise arrives in California of the mid 1980s, we’re treated to a headline on a … Continue reading

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Dangerous Words

Okay, so the CDC has clarified things; these words are not banned per se, but the agency does have to be careful about which words can and cannot be used in their reports. Because the wrong words mean the Grand … Continue reading

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“How Are You?”

“How are you?” It’s a simple enough question; why do I have trouble answering it? Currently, we’ve just come out of the holiday season, which is one of the busiest and most stressful in all of retail. I’ve survived yet … Continue reading

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