Archive for December, 2010

Net Neutrality. Pfft. »

So now the FCC is in charge of the internet, and Big Brother’s lovers are cheering.  “Big Brother has saved us from a mortal danger that we have been imagining might happen someday!” The generic argument against government regulation should be the default position for anyone even remotely interested in liberty. Laws (and regulations are […]


Welcome to Stupidville »

(Alternate Title: What It Means When I say “Have A Good Day” and Exit The Debate.) I don’t know if stupid people are becoming more plentiful or I’m just getting better at spotting them.  I suspect it’s a little of both. I’m not talking about legitimate differences of opinion here, but sheer stupidity that cannot […]


One Smoke, Good-bye »

According to a new report by the US Surgeon General, smoking just one cigarette can trigger a heart attack.  Dr. Regina Benjamin also claims that even brief exposure to second hand smoke can have the same effect.  She backs up this claim with a list of hundreds of people who have had myocardial infarctions after […]


Note to Retailers »

One side effect of working in retail off and on is my deep hatred of Christmas carols. Most stores play an endless loop of the same ten or twelve songs until you want to stand on the counter and scream “Turn This Crap off!” This reaction is is generally frowned opon by most employers. The […]


Atheists Ain’t Got No Songs »

Until now.