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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 […]

Is Secession Constitutional?

It seems to me that many of the arguments supporting the Southern states’ secession from the Union in 1861 hinge upon whether secession is constitutional. The U.S. Constitution provides no explicit mechanism for secession. However, one could argue that the Tenth Amendment reserves the power of secession to the states because the Constitution […]

Splashing Toward Gomorrah

I learned something interesting today about the power of unintended consequences:  While gay marriage proponents are obviously trumpeting the Obergefell v. Hodges decision as an unequivocal win, the ramifications of the Supreme Court’s decision might actually put some gay — and straight — couples in a bind when it comes to employer […]