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What If The Moore-Jones Election Was Reversed?

NPR’s story about the special election in Alabama got me to wondering: “What if the roles were reversed? What if it was the Democrat who was accused of philandering with teen girls, who had been removed from high government offices twice for violating court orders, who had a history of horrible policy and behavior? Would[…]

Population Matters

Crowded Stopped traffic on I-35 in Austin, Texas. (Copyright © 2015 by Wil C. Fry.) I’ve tried — and ultimately failed — to avoid the conclusion that humanity’s greatest threat is the increasing numbers of humans. The latest UN report says that global population growth is slowing, but will still approach 10 billion by 2050[…]

Why We Still Need Feminism : Mansplainer Version

Note: This is a very long entry, with many dozens of examples and source links. While I would LOVE it if readers made it all the way through, I understand why they might not. If you want a short, summarized version, click here. In 2009, SCOTUS was composed of eight men and one woman. Ruth[…]

A Day Without Women

This is the official logo for the March 8 event. Organizers of the Women’s March are calling for a “general strike” on March 8, which they have dubbed “A Day Without A Woman”. The idea is that if enough women stay home from work that day, the rest of society will see how important women[…]

Texas Is About To Say ‘Me Too!’ (2017 Legislative Session)

For everyone across the nation who wondered why the Texas legislature wasn’t in the news much this year — specifically, during all the media frenzy about civil rights — it’s not because Texas decided to stop being regressive. It’s because the Texas legislature, by law, does not meet in even-numbered years (except for limited 30-day[…]

Clarification of Previous Entry

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Published on: 2012.10.26

My previous entry included the following paragraph: “In this case, it’s one or the other. Either you believe that conception and the life it creates are God’s intention, and therefore that child should be protected by law just as any other human being, or you believe that conception is random happenstance and that it’s not[…]

Opinions are like…

Categories: Fact Check, Language, Pet Peeve
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Published on: 2005.11.29

“Opinions are like assholes,” someone once told me. I think the point was that everyone has an opinion, and that opinions can sometimes be irritating. But I tend to disagree. I think opinions are beautiful, and everyone should be entitled to their opinions, no matter how offensive, ignorant, ill-informed, or poorly thought-out. And most opinions[…]

2002.04.12: Political Ramblings Of A Madman

[Never finished. Begun April 12, 2002. By Wil C. Fry] ◊ INTRODUCTION Over time, any man or woman will almost definitely change his or her opinions about nearly everything. This is also the case with me. In the short amount of time during which I have lived, I have modified my thoughts on religion, love,[…]

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