Category Archives: History

Christopher Columbus was a Horrible Person

I am sure I will not be the only person who will be echoing this sentiment in his or her blog, Facebook feed, or Twitter Page today, but seriously to hell with Columbus Day. I do not wish to celebrate … Continue reading

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Why not have Full Technological Unemployment?

I recently came across this excellent video CGP Grey and felt the need to share it: His videos tend to be well made, and highly informative. I highly recommend of them to all my readers. This particular piece gives an … Continue reading

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10 Disturbing Attitudes of the Pro-Israel (or pro-Palestine?) Commentariat.

Editor’s note: The following essay comes from Wilson Report contributor Laurie Thompson. Enjoy. The comment section takes no prisoners. It doesn’t pull the punches. It reveals our biases and lays bear the ongoing bitterness we can’t seem to shake. Here … Continue reading

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Would Jesus have supported the American Revolution

My fellow Americans often take for granted, the wisdom of the founders of this country. We often prefer to overlook the founder’s views on such issues as slavery and women’s rights, when celebrating their role in establishing a country with … Continue reading

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Easter: Matthew’s Zombie Invasion and Other Oddities

For those unfamiliar with the gospel attributed to Matthew (it was not actually written by a Matthew, but was written anonymously, and the name was assigned to it later), the resurrection narrative features a full out zombie invasion, as well … Continue reading

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Giving LSD to Kids: The Blue Star Acid Scare Revisited

Sometime, around the late eighties and early nineties, an ongoing public scare reach it’s peak. Teachers all over the country were receiving reports, usually in the form of paper handouts, of children being given LSD laced stickers or rub-on tattoos, … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Exist? (Part 2 of 2)

As promised in part 1, here are some reasons why it is reasonable to doubt the reliability of the new testament as well as the historicity of Jesus: 1.  There are no Contemporaneous sources that talk about Jesus:  He lived … Continue reading

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