Well, it’s been a while, and I figured I should make it a goal – not a resolution, those are too easy to give up on – to try to write more.  So before I start on some of the thoughts that have been bouncing around in my brain, I figured I’d provide everyone (well, […]

It has been brought to my attention that my blog posts have been increasingly sporadic and somewhat boring.  I must admit I can see the point, as the state of the world today has me more than a little pissed off and lazy/apathetic (at least when it comes to sitting down and writing).  So today […]

Let’s get started with a simple fact.  The Electoral College came about because of slavery.  It’s that simple.  It was a compromise between the North and South because the South realized that if the presidency was determined by the popular vote, they’d always lose the vote (you know, since the vast majority of people in […]

Let’s be honest.  If I wanted to go the easy route and write a story about the utter clusterfuck that is the 2016 presidential election, I’d just write about the walking manifestation of an internet comments section that is Donald Trump and be done with it.  But there are a couple of problems with this.  See, […]

A few years back I wrote a post about the fact that I hated the term “BBW” – big beautiful women.  One of the reasons I wrote it was because I knew literally no one who’d ever used the phrase, either to describe themselves or someone they cared about.  It was always something that was […]

A black 12-year-old boy in Cleveland is shot by police, who claimed he was brandishing a gun that lacked the distinguishing features of the toy that it was.  Video showed that the boy was not holding the gun when he was shot.  It also showed he was shot before the responding police car had even […]

There’s a well-known saying that has been said many different ways by many different people, but I prefer the version the immortal Al Swearengen of Deadwood fame once said: Announcing your plans is a good way to hear God laugh. I use that quote a lot, usually when people make what I believe to be […]