The Tyson Tenet

If you play in the on-line political sandbox, as I do, it’s inevitable that you will be the subject of personal insults, derogations, and impugnments, often decoupled from any actual counterpoint or rebuttal to your comment. The likelihood and quickness of this...

The New Puritans

The Babylon Bee, a brilliantly funny satire website authored by Christians, hit the big time recently when the folks at Snopes, a fact-checking and debunking website (that has drawn criticism for ideological bias) started deconstructing some of the Bee’s jokes...

Globalized Idiocy

A friend shared a meme today. “Jamie,” sporting a hammer-and-sickle next to her name, posits a question about magically solving hunger, climate change, and broken homes by curtailing millionaires’ and billionaires’ power and money, and dares...

Child Puppets

If you are reading this, you probably have heard, at least tangentially, of Greta Thunberg, a sixteen year old Swedish girl who has achieve international fame as a face and voice of a climate-activist youth movement. What you probably have not heard of, unless you pay...

We’ll See It For You

In an interview with satellite radio host Ron Bennington (whose show and interviews I highly recommend), comedian Colin Quinn offered his opinions on political correctness and its deleterious effect on standup comedy, observations of the fear that all the Democratic...

Displacing Humanity

Yesterday, on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the New York Times posted and deleted an odd tweet: 18 years have passed since airplanes took aim and brought down the World Trade Center. Today families will once again gather and grieve at the site where more...