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Why Peace Will Always Be An Uphill Battle…

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Here’s the thing… most people agree that war is a bad thing. Most people agree that peace and love and hugs are inherently better than war and hate and punches.

So if most people agree peace is better, why do we have so much trouble maintaining peace?

Well, it’s because we refuse to accept one harsh truth about the universe… Read the rest of this entry

Religious Permission

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In America, we get very upset at the way women are treated in some Middle Eastern cultures. We find their treatment indefensible and downright disgusting. We have rallies to fight for women’s rights in those countries. Most of us agree that their treatment of women is nothing less than criminal. Read the rest of this entry

If You’re Upset About Phil Robertson

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Phil RobertsonI told Jerry I wasn’t going to weigh in on the Phil Robertson “controversy”, but since it’s still going (and going, and going, and going) I figured I may as well get involved.

Regular readers know that I tend to go off on rants once I get started, so to avoid that, I’m going to try to stick to a few bullet points. I’ll elaborate on those as I see fit.  Read the rest of this entry

A Whole New Level of Idiocy

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This past Saturday, while speaking at a meeting of the Jackson County Republican Party, Representative Jack Kingston made the following statement:

“I’m completely out of touch with reality and I have absolutely no understanding of what it feels like to be poor. Also, I hate poor children and think they should be punished.”

Okay, okay, that’s not exactly what he said, but it might as well have been.  So what did he really say? Read the rest of this entry

Let’s be honest about the whole Duck Dynasty thing…

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I’m seeing tons of people just losing their damn minds because Phil Robertson (a name I didn’t even know before yesterday) was suspended from Duck Dynasty (a show I’ve never watched) for saying a bunch of controversial things. People are yelling about how this is an attack on freedom of speech. Maybe you agree with A&E’s decision to suspend him, maybe you don’t. Either way, let’s get one thing straight (no pun intended) here… Read the rest of this entry

Three Branches of Government

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So I read that all three branches of government are now calling for reform of the NSA.

Except, you know, they’re actually not.

Because if they were, it would already be done, wouldn’t it? Don’t the three branches make up the government that is supposed to run the NSA?

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What The Hell Is Wrong With You?

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When I talked yesterday about Brazil buying planes from Sweden instead of the US because of the NSA bull hockey, I figured that we’d start to hear from corporations who were upset about losing business based on the way our government acts with the rest of the world (and its own citizens).

Well, I don’t like to blow my own horn, but…

“Toot, toot.”

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