Pundits Quick to Blame Snowden for Paris Attacks

If the aftermath of 9/11 taught us anything, it is that centralized governments slouching toward totalitarianism never let a crisis go to waste. And, in a corollary, citizens are far more credulous and trusting when they have just experienced a trauma. So, in the wake of the Paris attacks, it doesn’t surprise me at all […]

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On ISIS and the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Peace Takes Courage, So We Will Have War

A day after ISIS operatives killed over a hundred people in Paris, the French military dropped some bombs on Raqqa, Syria—the de facto capital of the Islamic State. The attack was mostly symbolic, as probably no ISIS agents were killed. But it signaled how the West would be dealing with ISIS. Unfortunately, it also signaled […]

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NASA’s New Horizons Probe Shoots Past Pluto

I know it’s not a planet anymore, but Pluto is still worth checking out. At least NASA thinks so. The New Horizons probe launched in January of 2006, with the goal of collecting photos and data from Pluto and beyond. New Horizons will continue to fly out into the Kuiper Belt into the 2030s, when […]

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Why the Riots in Ferguson Are Nothing Like the Boston Tea Party

Recently, some idiot teacher named Michael Kaechele positively compared the riots in Ferguson to the Boston Tea Party. Yes. He really did: The tragic event of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri have [sic] led to protests and rioting against police brutality. It brings to the surface (again) the institutional racism that has […]

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Obama Doesn’t Want to Punish Whistleblowers?

In a recent speech regarding a $16 billion shot in the arm to the VA, Obama recently had these words to say about whistleblowers: If you blow the whistle, you should be thanked. You should be protected for doing the right thing. You shouldn’t be ignored and you certainly shouldn’t be punished. Great words. I […]

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The Real Meaning of Independence Day

It’s Friday, July 4, 2014, and Americans everywhere are firing up their grills and pulling out their stockpiles of technicolor ordnance to celebrate Independence Day. For most, eating too much meat and watching fireworks with the kids is about as far as this celebration will go. And most will never really consider what we are […]

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Harry Reid Calls Bundy Supporters Domestic Terrorists

You may hate Harry Reid. But at least the guy states his opinion. So, if you were wondering what big-government robots really think of Cliven Bundy and those that supported him, look no further than Harry Reid. He says they’re domestic terrorists. Take a look at his actual comments: Those people who hold themselves out to […]

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