Over the past few days, my Facebook and Twitter feeds have been overflowing with the usual crowd of outrage prone conservatives and consistently offended liberals. Phil Robertson is the controversy of the day and nobody will shut up about it.Read More
On Monday, I went to go see The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug with my dad. Excellent movie, but that's not what I want to talk about. What I want to discuss is this trailer that played before the movie:Read More
It's been a busy month, and I haven't had time to comment on much of any of it. Tonight I saw a story I thought was worth commenting on however.
Foreign Policy is reporting that Germany and Brazil are teaming up to "restrain American spies" via the United Nation. The first step of this was that today they, "joined forces to press for the adoption of a U.N. General Resolution that promotes the right of privacy on the internet."Read More
Ted Cruz‘s recent “filibuster” before the senate vote on Wednesday September 25th covered many topics that may be new to the ears of some. His stand was not to deter the vote from happening, but for the purpose of making a stand to influence. His topic was not new, but it was one that is and has been at the heart of many Americans.Read More
It's been a long time since Republicans have been forced to stand on principle. Year after year, in election after election, Republicans have been all to willing to compromise their principles in order to gain an electoral victory. This capitulation was seen with Bob Dole, George Bush, John McCain, and Mitt Romney. Thankfully, however, there is a new breed of Republicans that are standing against the old guard and forcing the GOP to once again stand on principle.
October ranks among my favorite months of the year.
The arrival of October invariably means that winter (my hands down favorite seasons of the year) is right around the corner. The weather cools to be just right, and the leaves begin to change colors. The whole country is plunged into a temperate, hazy, relaxed melancholy. People come out of their air-conditioned hidey-holes, and the streets, sidewalks, porches, parks and city come alive.Read More
Too late. White America has spoken. You aren't offended, so we'll be offended for you.
Yesterday, one of my favorite sports writers, Rick Reilly wrote an article "Have the people spoken?" about the controversy over the Washington Redskins name. The quote above heading the article is from Reilly's commentary.Read More