Monthly Archives: May 2014

Should Entertainers Share Their Political Opinions?

About ten years ago, a friend of mine informed me that he had tickets to see the pop punk band Green Day and that we were going to this show. I cannot say that at the time, or at any … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Music, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Are ‘Smart Guns’ a Positive Development?

For those who do not know the label ‘smart guns’ applies to guns “designed to reduce the misuse of firearms through the use of RFID chips or other proximity devices, fingerprint recognition, magnetic rings, or a microchip implant.” Or at … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buy This: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Ads

I recently was visiting a friend who at the time was making use of the downloading site, Pirate Bay. One of us joked about how the advertisements the site displays, for the most part feature semi-nude women, often shaking their … Continue reading

Posted in Culture | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts on Sexual Favors in the Work Place

In my previous post on the issue of prostitution, and how we all pay for sex, I argued that I am fine with the right of individuals engaging in sexual activities in exchange for money. I stated that “I see … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Don’t We all Pay for Sex?

Perhaps I should have rephrased the title as “don’t most of us pay for sex and/or companionship sometimes”, but that would be less catchy and more cumbersome.  Anyway, a while back I wrote a piece in favor of legalizing prostitution … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Politics, Religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Question for Sexually Hung Up Christians

Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy. -H.L. Mencken This goes out to our sexually-hung up religious readers.  I’m talking about the sex-obsessed purity crowd:  The type of people who want to see a world populated by … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Response to “Meet the Poster Child for ‘White Privilege’ – Then Have Your Mind Blown”

Recently a friend shared this article with me, from an apparently “right-minded” college news source. Apparently it is on the issue of being unfairly told to check one’s privilege, apparently by “ethnic and feminist studies” college students, because apparently people … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment