A lot of people have been writing about Robert Anson Heinlein recently. This isn’t surprising since he was one of the greatest writers of the 20th Century. But most of the people mentioning him don’t seem to: a) Have read Heinlein b) Have understood what Heinlein wrote I was never lucky enough to meet Heinlein. […]
2013 has been an interesting year. Or, as Mr. Spock would have said, “Fascinating.”
OK. I’m going to tell an allegory. This is inspired by a blog post written by Sarah Hoyt. Sarah and I disagree on some things. That’s fine, I disagree with just about everyone. What matters more than our disagreement, is understanding why we disagree. In my opinion too many people view the world in a […]
I know Barrett Brown. Not well, but we’ve spent time chatting online, and he’s a nice guy. A damned nice guy. I wasn’t online the night he got raided, but I could have been.
Believe it or not rape doesn’t happen in Canada.
This is one of those ideas that sound so simple and logical. Why wouldn’t it work?
It’s rather amazing how many Americans freak out about Marxists, and spend huge amounts of time thinking about Marxist plans for a revolution. What they don’t realize is that the revolution began in 1969, is still ongoing, and that it wasn’t the Marxists, or any of the other ‘ists’ who started it, and it won’t […]
Someone sent me this. I like it. And yes, I’m that far behind on reading my email 🙂 Thanks to Open-Site.Org for hosting it. Regard Wayne Borean Saturday February 23, 2013
I guess I’m a dinosaur. Someone forwarded me this, expecting me to get upset. Hey, I grew up on these gun ads! To me, they are normal. 21 Vintage Gun Ads Which doesn’t mean I don’t think that gun control is a good idea. I think that properly licensing snowmobile drivers is a good idea […]
Over on his blog, The Sacred Cow Slaughterhouse, Michael wrote an article about gun control, one of probably ten thousand that have been written since the slaughter at Sandy Hook. Michael is getting the mention because I think he’s a damned good writer, and I can kill two birds with one stone. Tell you to […]