When I think about the Constitution, I generally focus on the Bill of Rights. As a Libertarian, it’s far more interesting to know what the government can’t do to me than know what it can do. When I read that the feds...

Church and State

It is July 4th in a few days and, in the United States, July 4th is our Independence Day.  And in churches all across the United States today, there were celebrations of American patriotism and celebrations of our right...
“A nation that forgets its past has no future” - Sir Winston Churchill   For over the course of the past 50 years those in the west have drifted further and further from their history to the point that few people...
WARNING: TREAT THIS ARTICLE WITH A PILLAR OF SALT. EVERY SUCCESSFUL PREDICTION WALKS ON THE BACKS OF FAILED ONES...IT IS FUN TO MAKE THEM THOUGH AND YOU CAN LEARN ALOT FROM THINKING ABOUT THEM. It's amazing what makes itself known...

Racists Anonymous

Hello, my name is Eric and I am a racist. It's been two months since my last confession. I think if I have one more anti-racism stress test then I will be going clear for a long time. And,...
When is politically motivated murder justified? Why are some of us inching closer to the answer, "When I want it", and how do we stop them from winning others over? Some would make the point that it is never justified....
I love aphorisms.  They boil down centuries, sometimes millennium's worth of wisdom into a pithy phrase that sticks in your head. Some of my favorites include money is power, and whoever has the gold makes the rules. I like these ones because...
Confirmation bias is a phenomenon of the human psyche which causes people to tend to believe what they had previously thought after learning any further information concerning the topic at hand, regardless of what the new information factually or...
The national guard was sent into Southern schools, in the 1960's, to enforce integration. Well, after the events of this week at Evergreen State College, I think I've found another purpose for the National Guard. This week, (mostly black)...

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