Voting

I’ve heard there may be, well, a few folks in the U.S. who won’t be voting today. My feeling on the matter is clear: Barring extenuating circumstances, failing to vote is laziness or misguidedness. It is not a vote for change, or a vote for protest. It is simply not a vote. Don’t like the… Continue reading Voting

Pledge allegiance under God… but no breasts!!!

So once again, our brilliant U.S. federal government (with, sadly, probably the support of a majority of boneheaded citizens and ineffectual parents) strongarmed our students into the world of the Moral Majority. Our kids are already forced to give up rights of search and seizure. Choir kids are forced to pee into cups for mandatory… Continue reading Pledge allegiance under God… but no breasts!!!

Your personal data as socks

I’m worried that just as clothes dryers have the knack of making socks disappear, the federal government has discovered a core competency of losing computers – Senator Chuck Grassley, underscoring the not-very-reassuring fact that the U.S. government can’t seem to account for *2,000* of its laptops that are now missing 400 laptops lost by law… Continue reading Your personal data as socks

On overreaching gov’t and the power of the free market

I’m to the left of the political scale, in case you hadn’t guessed, but I do definitely get peeved at the left’s overreaching, too. While I don’t know whether the legislator below (Reed, proposing the anti-cell phone law) is a Democrat, the fact that his law imposes additional regulations on private businesses seems to indicate… Continue reading On overreaching gov’t and the power of the free market

Titilating Puritanism and Asses of Evil

While I guess this isn’t breaking news at this point, I just heard that the winner of the Miss N. Carolina pageant resigned after “her former boyfriend had contacted the Miss America organization, saying he had nude photos of her” unbenownst to her when she was changing clothes. Lordy, and to think that this woman… Continue reading Titilating Puritanism and Asses of Evil