Category Archives: Politics

One Way Forward: The Outsider’s Guide to Fixing the Republic by Lawrence Lessig My rating: 4 of 5 stars Most of us spend our time debating politics from the left, right, or middle, but we all seem to keep missing the real problem that has inexorably lead the United States to become less of a … Continue reading

My Declaration Of Independence by James M. Jeffords My rating: 4 of 5 stars While this book and the events it describes are from 2001, the message couldn’t be more relevant today. In 2001, Vermont Senator James M. Jeffords made the very hard decision to leave the Republican Party and become an Independent. This was … Continue reading

While everyone seems to be pointing to Al Gore’s new film “The Inconvenient Truth” as the be-all end-all about global warming, here’s what real scientists have to say: Scientists respond to Gore’s warnings of climate catastrophe Thank heavens this man did not become a US President!

Apparently we have decided to throw the constitution of the United States of America right out the window. I’ll be polishing my gun as I slowly watch our rights slip away… High court OKs personal property seizures

The Pope is now being fed through a feeding tube. I’ll give it a few days before the courts order it removed. (Ok, that was just mean)

So now my wife’s right to purchase birth control pills (after the current pregnancy of course) is going to be determined by the Pharmacists’ personal moral beliefs? What the hell is wrong with these people? Will I be be refused condoms next? After all, we’ll need some means to control pregnancy until we are ready … Continue reading

The Maximum leader has a piece that I think sums things up nicely: More On Terri Schiavo’s Case.

I’ve kept pretty quiet on this subject for some time, but now that it has hit the national news big time I guess I have to give some opinion. I am referring to the Terri Schiavo case. I see two sides, one with rather evil intentions, and one with wishful thinking. The evil side is … Continue reading

As if it isn’t embarrassing enough to live and work here in Buffalo, we get this kind of stupid shit happening: City forgets to renew domain name. And of course we had to get Farked because of it.

I woke up mad this morning. Just like several mornings previous. I can’t help it. It’s because I actually care; because I think elected officials should care. Government doesn’t seem to think about the consequences of its actions until the shit finally hits the fan. If your not from the Buffalo, NY area you’re probably … Continue reading

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