Category Archives: Current Events

Items currently in the public eye that may cross many other topical boundaries.

Problem with Memes: Over-simplifying complex ideas

A close friend carelessly posted the following meme on facebook the other day. Big mistake. I hate memes! Well … I obviously could just let it go. What follows is a logical rant in rejoinder. Me: “I don’t really have a horse in this fight, and I recognize there’s often a lot of emotion on […]

Go for the Steak, America!

Tonight you turn on tv. CNN, Fox News, MSNBC. All media sources, all newspapers, all outlets: they all scream one thing: You must decide in a handful of months what the entire country is to have for dinner. Unfortunately there are only two options. A pile of cow manure. OR a pile of horse manure. […]

Vote for No One 2016

Libertarian Viewpoint: Should Private Businesses Be Able To Refuse Service Based on Race, Color, or Religion?

Libertarians, Gay Marriage, and Freedom of Association: A Primer How the same right allows for both same-sex marriage recognition and refusing to sell gay couples wedding cakes by Scott Shackford How can a libertarian support gay marriage but also the right of businesses to decline to provide goods and services such as cakes, wedding dresses, […]

Minimum Wage is a Lose-Lose

This is a big subject. And it’s one that sadly keeps coming up in our political climate! Let’s just RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE! The poor Poor are suffering. We are selfish for not wanting to help them. “Big Business” is greedy and keeping the little man down. But this is all political hype and distraction […]

V for Vendetta: A Culturally Poignant Exposé

V for Vendetta is more than just a movie or another piece of mindless fiction…it is a testament of our time and rare exposé detailing just what can happen (and really what might happen in this country) if we allow our rights to be taken away. The history of Guy Fawkes circles around his 1605 […]

Crisis Manufacturing

Never waste a good crisis.

Get Government OUT of the Marriage Business

Social Right-wingers: Just imagine how you’re all going to look in 40 years… 🙁 Why do we even need the government involved in marriage?!? It has nothing to do with the government and never did. Libertarians advocate for getting the government to stop backing/supporting/granting/licensing ANY type of marriage of any kind – gay, straight, or […]

Drowning in Debt: Neither Party Recognizes the Danger

“Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule — and both commonly succeed, and are right.” ~H.L. Mencken

Obama Declares War on Coke

A decent expose on news coverage these days.