In reading the comments sections of the various news articles regarding the Taliban’s attempted assassination of Malala Yousufzai, a constant theme from commentors has been the accusation that the Islamic world culturally is a thousand years or more behind the West. How quickly we as Americans forget our history, in the case of Pakistan in […]
Oh Pakistani Taliban, did it ever occur to you when you raised a weapon to fire live rounds at a teen aged girl, that perhaps you are just really shitty at interpreting the Qur’an? Malala Yousufzai did not renounce Islam. She did not burn a Qur’an. She didn’t even draw a picture of the Prophet […]
Israel is representing that they are prepared to launch a military strike against Iran before the end of the year aimed at disabling Iran’s nuclear program. It is important to note that that if they wanted to they certainly could have kept such plans secret because (insert snide remark here about Jews controlling the media). […]
I will check IPs. Vote on which is better version of this song: This version or: this one Vote!
When CNN first came upon the scene in the 1980s, the concept of a 24 hour news station seemed incredible. Before then, the news was something you watched at six or eleven on a major news station, something to kill the time before and after Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley, Different Strokes, and the Dukes […]
I’ve championed the ideas of individual rights and the ideas of the founding fathers for years. Many people in the media, however, are declaring that this latest shooting in Colorado is a wake-up call and something must be done to protect the populace now, Constitution be damned. I’m tired of repeating the same arguments all […]
Piggybacking on this post by The Everlasting Phelps, I would like to add this. The concept that no one can claim credit because they were somehow in some form helped at some point is utterly offensive to anyone who has ever taken a risk and put in hard work to get where they are. This […]
Hey Mark Zuckerberg. Here is a good idea. How about on facebook when I’m searching for someone give me the ability to type /whitepeople so I can eliminate all the false hits when I’m looking for my friend Kristin. This would save me billions of hours on the net. Thanks.
The US Supreme Court today upheld the Obama Administration’s health care reform, not under the commerce clause as was argued by proponents of the law, but as a tax. The short explanation is that the government is not deemed to be able to force individuals to buy insurance but they are allowed to force individuals […]