I admit it, for the longest time I’ve been a limited-government type of guy. I believe that people do make stupid decisions, but that you cannot live people’s lives for them. You can only lead by example, believe that people can learn and become better–indeed, at the core of most people is the desire to […]Read more "Michael Bloomberg Has Inspired Me"
Wingless bird flying ‘twixt Destroyers and Death Stars With precious little protection While your name’s never said And your pilots Largely ended up dead You were faster than a Falcon Less armored than your cousins Delivering wanton destruction You destroyed an Executor And ended Admiral Piett Vader’s half-wit lackey You flew into our hearts With […]Read more "Ode to the A-Wing"
Recently, a coworker—who is a huge Bruce Springsteen fan—urged me to scratch the item off my bucket list and get tickets to see him perform live. I’ve already missed the chance to see Clarence play, so why not see the remaining members of the band before they too turn to dust? So out of morbid […]Read more "Bruce Springsteen Can Go Screw Himself"
This blog is dedicated to The Clone, for obvious reasons. See, I used to think nothing of drinking beer. It was a means to an end, largely; not necessarily to get drunk or quiet the voices telling me to burn everything, but at the very least it was just something to consume with dinner or […]Read more "The Importance of Good Beer"
War is a terrible thing, sometimes avoidable but often only postponable. The war you choose not to fight today might very well be the war you have to fight tomorrow. I’ve never been in the military. I never enlisted. I considered it, even attending a Marine recruiting session as early as my junior year of […]Read more "Memorial Day 2012"
Lately, Agent Bun and I have gone our separate ways (again) on television watching. By “separate” I mean taking turns on the television; she goes to call up the DVR and I find something else to do. Depending on the situation, I need to get headphones on so I can escape the modulated caterwauling of […]Read more "How Important is It?"
Your finger hovers over “post.” You have a momentary conflict. Are you opening yourself up for conflict, or are you in store for a healthy, adult discussion? Odds are, you’re in store for a vitriolic explosion of cross–posting madness, with people from Column A firing their best salvos at those in Column B, and the […]Read more "Internet Discussion: Refresh Rates and Poppycock"