All Pigs are not Equal

I guess I struggle with the equivocation of the “you can’t hate on Weinstein and not on Trump” sexual harassment situation for a few reasons, none of which involve excusing either of the two men. What I do know is: A) It is easy to make salacious allegations like these, B) Certainly not all women…

America is the Worst Country in the World

…except for all the others. A friend said this:   “America is the worst country in the world, except for all the other countries in the world.”   That’s more or less a paraphrase of what Sir Winston Churchill said about democracy:   “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.”…

Attacks on Tradition

A thought on statues, symbology and such things: This isn’t just about racism, bigotry or history. This is about controlling what you feel and believe, it is designed to strip any meaning anything holds for you and replace it with some generic, government approved belief. I grew up 30 miles from the University I have…

Cages

The other day I was introduced to the Rat Park experiment. Basically, there was an experiment where a lone rat was put in a cage, and got to choose between regular water or heroine-laced water. He chose the drugged water every time until he died. This experiment was apparently the impetus for the war on…