… yet wave, o’er the land of the free. and the home of the brave? I’m pretty sure that the truthful answer of that question is “No.” The banner yet waves, but it is no longer a land of the free and home of the brave.
So, for what it is worth, here is my take on the Duck Dynasty founder’s “homosexuality is illogical” kerfuffle: Fundamentally this is an issue not so much of “freedom of speech” but this is simply the latest front opened up in the ongoing culture wars between the hard core left and the religious right. The […]
When I was a kid, one of the first Robert Heinlein books I read was a fascinating story about a guy who bought up all the land on earth which lay directly under the orbital path of the moon. Then, by virtue of some outdated property and mineral rights descriptions, laid a claim to the […]
Nah… it was all a joke. You can keep your plans after all. What? You tell me that’s “illegal?” Heck, “illegal” is a sick bird. I’m the G-D President of the United States! I can do whatever the hell I like. So get off my back you morons and imbeciles. Keep your plans for another […]
So, I learned today that since the Cosmic Wife was lucky enough to find a full time job, I can no longer carry her on my employer’s health care plans. Spouses who can be (not “ARE” but “CAN BE”) covered on another plan cannot be covered on our plan. So the very first tangible impact […]
I have to admit I am loving my new toy. The iPad may not have the screen resolution of a Nexus or a Retina display iPad, but it’s 1024×768 7.9″ display had a screen resolution of about 170 dots per inch, which is more than adequate for my needs. Also, while it is not screamingly […]
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Obama’s prodigal son: I always expect Obama to exacerbate racial tensions whenever possible. I’ve rarely been disappointed. Today is no different. Here is my personal take on the death of Trayvon Martin. This is a tragic event by any measure. Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman are not the only victims, but their families will bear […]