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Don’t Call It “Evolution”

I was reading this article from RealClear Politics about Marco Rubio’s depression over the current state of the GOP.  While I don’t necessarily agree with everything he says, his tone is sobering, and his conclusion is hard to argue against:  “The Republican Party and the conservative movement” are very much in […]

A History of “Solid” States

Some people like to complain about the Electoral College, “My state has been overwhelmingly [political party] for YEARZ, so my vote doesn’t count,” and believe that going to a national popular vote instead would make their votes count more.  There are pros and cons to that idea — mostly cons, […]

Olympus Didn’t Fall

Ah, spring.  We didn’t really have a winter in Texas this year thanks to global warming — the poor sods on the East Coast apparently took all the snow that would’ve come our way — but even if you’re unable to get a clue from rising temperatures as usual, you can still tell the […]

Villains and the People Who Love Them

Something utterly ridiculous happened last week.  Kanye West chimed in on the Bill Cosby serial-rape controversy, declaring on Twitter, “BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!”  Kanye made this authoritative announcement completely out of the blue, with no explanation or reasoning to support why he believes the literally dozens of women who have come […]

I’m Done with Marvel Comics (…Maybe)

I’m not much for chasing after the horizon, especially when what I’m chasing is an ending of sorts — a departure from my former way of life. So when I actually catch the horizon, it’s kind of mind-blowing, especially when the chase started over 35 years ago with the purchase of my first […]

The Double Standard that Isn’t

Since the recent Planned Parenthood attack (which may not have even been an attack on them specifically — still waiting to hear details on that), of course the cries of double standards are coming out of the woodwork: “How can you blame Islam for the murders committed by Islamic terrorists […]