There are plenty of facts to be found. For this exercise in prognostication, I leave it to Dear Reader to find their own, connect them as they will, and make of the […]
Between war and peace: NATO, Russia, and the dumpster fire in Syria
First let us remember our fallen brothers. One Russian airman (possibly two) and one marine are dead. Let’s be quiet for a moment and think about that. For their families, none of […]
The future of the World Cup: three burning questions
World Cup 2014 was a great one. But what does the future hold? Copa Mundial 2014 was a wonderful tournament, despite the bad officiating, diving and cannibalism. We saw the emergence of new […]
Are you proud to be an American? I’m not.
by JS O’Brien Doubtless, the title of this piece made you think I was about to launch into a blame-America-first jeremiad on this July 4. Not the case. This is about pride; […]
Nota Bene #123: Behold the Chickenosaurus
“There ought to be limits to freedom.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #121: Birds of an Ancient Feather
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
Conspiracy or ineptitude: Why do so many bad calls seem to go against the US soccer team?
Ken Gude has some thoughts on all the calls going against the US at the World Cup. It wasn’t the first time in this game that there were odd calls – all […]
Are liberals smarter than conservatives? Our nitwit media strike again…
CNN reported last week on a new study showing that liberalism, atheism and sexual exclusivity in males are linked to higher IQ scores. The findings are intriguing, for all the obvious reasons. […]
Nota Bene #106: [no title due to budget cuts]
“Working for a major studio can be like trying to have sex with a porcupine. It’s one prick against thousands.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #105: The Illustrated Dick
“When all you are becomes defined as the amount of information traceable to you, what are we then? What have we become, in a world where there is no separation, no door, […]