Category Archives: political perspective
Introspective, Social economy theory, and politics
So tonight, I had a little quiet manual labor, and with that came a little philosophy. I was assembling a new grill, and it had been beat up pretty bad in the process of delivery or handling either on the … Continue reading
Why are Christians so concerned with sex?
http://thesinfulscientist.wordpress.com/2013/11/19/why-are-christians-so-concerned-about-sex/ tldr: what if the concepts were really about changing an institutionalized system of forced prostitution and not about trying to control what happens among consulting adults?
I’d skip Public Citizen
A while ago, I donated some money to Public Citizen – a group that was working to support a blogger that was receiving threats of lawsuit from somebody who didn’t like unpleasant (but potentially accurate) things said about them. I … Continue reading
Thomas Paine – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As I’m studying fiddle, I’m also learning a lot of history – and among other things, I’m running into Thomas Paine. There’s something kind of awesome about a person who writes a song to justify the French revolution. And it’s … Continue reading
Koch brothers’ non-profit hits the ground in swing states – USATODAY.com
Koch brothers’ non-profit hits the ground in swing states – USATODAY.com.
SOPA response -you’re doing it right.
Well done Representative Frank Wolf, that’s a great response. Anybody else notice how the Republicans are the ones with the strong clear and understanding response to the outcry, while many democrats are failing to pay attention to their base? Webb, … Continue reading
The shocking truth about the crackdown on Occupy | Naomi Wolf | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
The mainstream media was declaring continually “OWS has no message”. Frustrated, I simply asked them. I began soliciting online “What is it you want?” answers from Occupy. In the first 15 minutes, I received 100 answers. These were truly eye-opening. … Continue reading
Time Magazine’s covers around the world.
ESPN.com: Page 2 : Fear & Loathing in America
It was just after dawn in Woody Creek, Colo., when the first plane hit the World Trade Center in New York City on Tuesday morning, and as usual I was writing about sports. But not for long. Football suddenly seemed … Continue reading
Note to self
In 2013, vote for anybody who’s not Ken Cuccinelli.