Climate Change “Denial” is Worse than Holocaust Denial?

According to the Ministry of Labels over at the Associated Press, I am now officially a climate change “doubter.” Choosing to avoid the inflammatory “denier” label, but not willing to crown me with the honored laurel of “skeptic,” the AP style guide recommends that I be called a climate change doubter instead. Not everyone is […]

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Happy Labor Day! Let Me Tell You a Little Union Story …

Labor Day. It’s that one holiday in the US which basically no one knows how to celebrate. Are we supposed to go to work or not? Aside from eat too much food, what else is there for us to do? Maybe raise our glasses in a toast to the unemployment rate? Or have a moment […]

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Is Kim Davis a Martyr or a Malefactor?

Yesterday, I wrote about Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses of any kind since the June Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. Yesterday, I asked the question of whether Davis was a hero or a hypocrite, since she herself has been married four times. Since I wrote that […]

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Is Facebook Manipulating its Trending Feature to Protect Planned Parenthood?

Facebook has a feature called “Trending Topics” which indicates what topics are most popular on Facebook at any given time. This Facebook feature purports to be controlled entirely by user data, but a recent article in Lifesite News indicates that Facebook is manipulating the feature in order to protect Planned Parenthood in the wake of the […]

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The Subtle Micro-Aggression and the Ubiquitous Taking of Offense

Being offended is our generation’s version of being right. Because, obviously, if someone is offending you, he is wrong. In that cultural milieu, the subtle merchants of insult detection have created ever finer instruments to amplify even the smallest traces of political incorrectness. Take the micro-aggression, for instance. Apparently ceding the point that outright and […]

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Yes, Honesty is Offensive … Get Over It

Slut-shaming, fat-shaming, gay-shaming, shame-shaming and all the rest of the myriad ways people express their disgust with others are apparently all completely and utterly inappropriate in modern society. If you don’t like something, Uncle Sam, Big Brother, and “society” want you to be quiet about it. Yet, somehow, people still manage to be shamed, embarrassed, […]

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New Vaccine Law Forces California Parents to Vaccinate Children

This country is all about equality, freedom, liberty to do as you please. Unless you are not party to the ruling elite’s agenda or ideology. Then you have no rights at all. That’s the message parents keep getting about vaccinations, especially in light of a new law in California that basically forces parents to vaccinate: […]

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