Dumb Ingredients for a Dumber Consumer
Chemicals! Additives! Preservatives! Names I can't pronounce! Soy! Peanuts! Nutritionists sound so smart & confident! Exclamation Points! Get on with it!
There's a growing trend amongst food product manufacturers & distributors, and it's setting a worse precedent than most consumers probably realize. That precedent is the dumbing down of the market place, and the consumers that drive it forward. And that precedent will come about because of what are effectively sugar-coating and patronizing marketing ploys to c... continue reading
The case of Mapp v. Ohio
In this outstanding case, the parties were the following: first as plaintiff, then as respondent was Ohio State, and on the other side first as defen...
In Gosh We Trust
Holy cow! My word! Jiminy Crickets! When something surprising or unbelievable happens, what's your go-to phrase of exclamation?
Boy Scouts Are Gay
In an article published by christianpost.com, I learned that the Boy Scouts of America visited the leaders of the Latter-day Saints, Southern Baptists...
Seeking Experienced Mothers
What if you were 4 years old and your parents takes you outside into a strange area never to come back to you?
Climate Change, Climate Shmange
After a 20 year study, Dr. Melton J. McFickletter, PhD, Associate Professor of Environmental Science at the renowned Bigelow Institute, declared that ...
Juvie For A 10-Year-Old
According to FoxNews.com, two males brought weapons onto their school campus with a plot to kill a classmate.
Bill "Sore Loser" O'Reilly 4: This is Bull--BLANK! The global Chinese puppet theater
On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013, O'Reilly got into a spat for the books with frequent guest Alan Colmes. The talking points memo preceding that spat put forth the notion that President Obama isn't declaring any specific federal spending cuts and that this is hurting the country. Never mind that Medicare & Medicaid, both fe... continue reading
The Anti-Bullying Movement: Fools and...Bullies?
China has been rumbling away for the past decade like an unstoppable fiscal tank, diversifying, purchasing debt, expanding their military and talking to any who will listen about their role as a world leader.
On the financial front, many news pundits and financial advisors have backed their claims, pointing out that... continue reading
That Copyright Thing
There's an air of nobility that ebbs from the movement which seeks to decrease the incidences of bullying throughout the world (at least in places that are participating), but at the same time to its detriment, there's a rather amusing degree of hypocrisy to it as well. The nobility factor in opposing the objectively c... continue reading
Ever since the demise of Aaron Schwartz, faux moral guardians everywhere went on tirades around the internet about how copyright is so bad. It's such a bogeyman that impedes artistic talent and freedom of creative works. Those dang companies who hold copyright over creative works in tangible mediums keep dicking around... continue reading
Icelandic Porn: Get It While It Exists!
The looming sequestration, which threatens to cause hundreds of thousands of Government employees to lose their jobs and otherwise wreak all sorts of havoc on the slowly rebuilding economy, is the perfect litmus test for the Republican Party. Working with the other side, namely Democrats, is tantamount to betrayal of t... continue reading
How close is Big Brother?
What country has a population the size of St. Louis, MO and an ultra-feminist political agenda? And what country is currently attempting to ban internet porn? Welcome to Iceland, ladies and gentlemen.
According to a recent report by CNN.com, Iceland is introducing legislature that will ban internet porn from enterin... continue reading
Big Brother is Watching.
Wire-taps, SMS text message interception through radio waves, fusion centers, internet surveillance, facial recognition technologies. It all sounds like something right out of a sci-fi.
However, this tech is all in frequent use, and keeps growing and expanding with new breakthroughs occur... continue reading
Pass equals fail
Keep in mind that the political system has hills and valleys and there is nothing we, personally, can do to make a difference.
Fighting The Obvious
For years I've wondered why conservatives like myself seem to be at such a disadvantage.
The Hunchback King
Known throughout history as the Hunchback King, recent events have brought this name-calling into controversy.
Ireland's Church vs. State
While the US battles for equal marriage options in a fight for civil rights, Ireland is still battling for the separation of church and state.
"Public calls! We've got the public on our side! Out of my way, guy with public opinion coming through!"
Striving for imperfection
It seems we have reached that rung in the ladder of our social and biological evolution where everyone either has, or wants something to be wrong with...
Kevin O'Leary: One Trick Pony
There are assholes, and then there are those who wish to be assholes. Kevin O'Leary is an obnoxious combination of both.
Rape in America
Why is the subject of rape divisive? It sure as hell shouldn't be. Rape is something that I am pretty sure is accepted as something that is morally an...
The Hubris of Man
You can pass law after law in attempting to correct the ills, but it will never solve the problem.
If the sole purpose of a firearm is mass murder, it should be banned from civilian ownership.
The Fiscal Cliff Notes
My wife thinks our family budget is nearing the "Fiscal Cliff" because we canít afford her buying brand new $100 shoes once a month.
Oh Bill Maher, There You Go Again...
Even the high and mighty have their biases. Here is Bill Maher on the Jewish Journal thinking he's being factual on the Israel/Palestine conflict...
The Communist Ideal
Both Capitalism and Communism are context-specific. In environments of scarcity, capitalism reigns supreme. In environments of abundance, capitalism m...
The Love Agenda
I have yet to hear or read a satisfactory reason as to why a same-sex couple does not have all the rights enjoyed by a straight couple.
United State of Whatever
Elections aren't for everyone. Politics in general really. But it's just one hell of a pain in the ass to avoid.
Latino is the New Black
The results are in, and to no ones surprise, Latinoís overwhelmingly voted to put Barack Obama back into office for another four years.
Election has been brutal. Feet are tired, knuckles hurt, throats are dry, fingers throb and brains are pounding. Friendships have ended, families have...
A Republic of Rape
The republican party treats a grieves crime as rape justifiable and how women have no rights in their ideal world.
Can't a girl just say hello?
You may have heard this a million times by now, (I know I have) of how men love the chase. I always believed this to a certain extent, but now I am re...
I need a husband!
Forget the phony, democrat-conspired war on women! The real war on women is making us think we can be productive, valid members of society all on our ...
The Biggest Scam Ever Played
Looking back at President Obamaís first term, can we, as a nation, honestly assess exactly what heís accomplished, and more importantly, what he hasní...
The Lesser of Two Evils
If your main argument for choosing Barack Obama or Mitt Romney for president has anything to do with one being less evil then the other, I'm so glad y...
To Hell with the Facts!
With the 2012 Presidential Election looming, the subject on your mind at this moment is probably the future of this country.
Recycling - What A Waste
As Iím sure you can tell by my opening, Iím no fan of recycling, especially state-enforced recycling.
If Itís Delayed It Isn't News
Why canít our news be as real as what we see in the serialized fiction we gobble up on network television each night?
What happens in Vegas
Las Vegas exists solely as a stereotype of itself so that you and I can afford to lose a thousand bucks on slot machines, vomit in public elevators an...
Religion in Politics
The worst thing to happen to modern day Politics would have to be the overuse of Religion to sway votes.
No, you are not!
Wonderings as to why a commonly used phase around American dinner tables isnít considered a faux pas.
What Really Pisses me Off
Recycling, ribbons, politically uninformed, NFL players in Pink, pussies, face libertarians, what's do they have in common?
The Numbers of a Sure Loser
As most of us have noticed over the last couple of weeks, the economic numbers coming out of Washington have appeared overly, and oddly, positive.
Ethnic Dating in the Digital Age
Ms. Dalai Mismaladoop and Mr. Chang Choo Jones are two 40-year old virgins, who wear their anal promise rings with pride. Looking for love on line is...
An Ugly Theory of Reality
"We are gathering here to participate in this noble gesture and help everyone who needs it. Our politicians have given up half their salaries for the ...
Bye, Bye Big Bird
Even those of us who didnít tune into the presidential debate or those who did and fell asleep already know that Romney wants to cut off Big Birdís he...
Hannity does it Again
Fox Newsís Sean Hannity goes wild over a 2007 Obama speech that had gotten enough and more press during the 2008 election, but not according to him.