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Inauguration: Just The High Notes

Instead of dissecting the new President’s inauguration speech for undertones of fascism and demagoguery — as some have been wont to do — I will point out a few positives that I took away from the event. First note that I didn’t intend to watch, but changed my mind at the last minute when I[…]

How Difficult Is It To Be Unoffensive?

Click to view it larger “Everything is so PC these days! You can’t say anything without offending someone!” That’s basically this meme’s point. We’ve seen a lot of discussion in the past couple of decades about political correctness, and it seems to have increased in the past two years as the 2016 presidential campaigns got[…]

They Were Asking For It, Said The Victim-Blamers

If I was in charge of ISIL*, I don’t think I would be claiming responsibility for the failed attack in Garland, Texas. I don’t know what the news looks like over in Islamaland, but here in the U.S., it looks like two dingdongs bought a bunch of gear they didn’t know how to use and[…]

Since You Asked, My Opinion On Last Night’s Speech

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Published on: 2014.11.21

Actually, only one person asked. And to be truthful, they only asked if I watched the speech, not what I thought about it. The answer was no, I didn’t watch it. I waited until morning and read the transcribed version, which took under two minutes, rather than the 15 minutes it took for him to[…]

State of the Police State

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Published on: 2005.02.02

Well. Unlike many “Americans,” I watched President W’s “state of the police state” address tonight. For those of you who didn’t, don’t worry. It was a steaming heap of more political bullcrap. I’m not saying I hate Bush, or anything like that. I don’t think I hate anybody. (Nope, can’t think of anyone.) It takes[…]

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