Category Archives: Society

Something Dark Did Rise

The ugly side of America woke up and stalked innocent moviegoers. If this isn’t a wake-up call to all the gun supporters in this country, then you have to have a pretty hard heart when it comes to guns and … Continue reading

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1776 All Over Again

Economic Injustice. Financial Oppression. It’s a concept that many people cannot seem to get their heads around. This country suffers under the most dire circumstances to face us since our inception. Although we all supposed have the right to life, … Continue reading

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How to Save the Economy

So the Feds are rattling their sabers at California’s medical marijuana dispensaries again. They’re upset that Proposition 215 has been “hijacked” by the profit-motivated. Just how two-faced is our government anyway? Big pharma profits handsomely from the sale of thousands … Continue reading

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Is Lance Armstrong A Dope?

Oh, piffle. It’s not mean to ask. And anyway, the answer is no. Lance Armstong is no dope. Neither is Barry Bonds. He just understands what most people who are not “professional athletes” do not. Professional sports is not the … Continue reading

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American Assassination

Ah, the shooting of a sitting Congressperson. There hasn’t been an assassination in America since John F. Kennedy. Unless you count the death of Minnesota Senator Paul Wellstone, which some people do. This horrific incident underscores the mess that American … Continue reading

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A Smattering of Stats

What’s the largest minority in the United States? It’s sort of an odd phrase, isn’t it? “Largest minority.” What the hell does that mean? Depends on how you characterize a minority. According to Wikipedia, “A minority is a sociological group … Continue reading

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Opening the Lines, Part 2

Continued from Part 1. The assertion of non-belief is neither aggressive nor evangelizing. Frankly, this attitude is a deep offense to most atheists, myself included. The thing that makes me really angry is that people think it’s okay to say … Continue reading

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Opening the Lines of Communication

I would like to explain why I believe what I believe. Maybe this will help you understand or deal with atheists in your life. I have found, in my personal experience, that people who disagree with me on religious issues … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Believers

Note: This has been altered slightly to protect identities. Dear Believer, I am confused. I do not hate you because you believe in God, but many of you seem to hate me because I refuse to. I could remark on … Continue reading

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A News Day for the Ages

A man so mad at Discovery Channel programming he actually got a gun, went to their headquarters in my old stamping ground (or is it stomping ground) of Suburban Maryland, and took people hostage just so he could complain to … Continue reading

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