I’m done putting up with lies and willful ignorance from people who are unwilling to be logical. I’m done being reasonable with unreasonable people. And I’m done being polite about kids dying.
If 17 matter here but not 50,000 there, it’s not about kids Status update: Flu: day the next. Facebook: still a parade of sanctimonious headlines. Running out of fucks to give. Yes, […]
Good arguments require good facts My job as self-appointed Gadfly Supreme, Pedant General, and Defender of Truth, Justice, and /or the American Way is simple. I generally try to put my own […]
I’ve been thinking about my values a lot since the election, and I’ve realized what my most fundamental value is – fairness.
Do you agree with the majority of Americans that gun control is both right and appropriate?
Let me start this post with an admission. If I had the power, I’d happily ban assault weapons completely. I’d also round up the majority of assault-style weapons presently in circulation and […]
Reducing Newtown to “little convenient massacre” proves inconvenient for conservative NY Post commentator
On Monday, New York Post columnist Fredric Dicker made one of those huge gaffes for which conservatives are famous. Rival New York Daily News reports: The remark came while Dicker was discussing […]
Far from reassuring the public, open carry ― the right to carry unconcealed weapons ― just might scare Americans more than crime itself. As you’ve no doubt heard, the latest preoccupation of […]
I’d never own a handgun to protect myself from the government. Protecting myself from my armed fellow Americans who are terrified of the government, on the other hand….
A few nights ago there was a segment on NPR about the demise of the most recent, tepid gun control legislation. The host had the standard breadth of guests to discuss this […]