Anti-gay bill makes Arizona a national pariah, again

You marveled in perverse fascination when they fought against Martin Luther King Day. You recoiled in horror when they tried to ban brown people. Now, the nation's most famous authors of hateful, archaic, completely unnecessary controversy are back with a brand new bill that's even more pointless and stupid than ever! More thrills, more chills, … Continue reading Anti-gay bill makes Arizona a national pariah, again

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NSA partnership with drones should have everyone terrified

So many NSA spying revelations, so little time. It seems like something new comes out every day; they target smart phone apps, they spied on the 2009 climate talks, they even allowed Australia's spy agency to monitor the activities of a United States law firm. If you're not reading about the NSA, you're probably reading … Continue reading NSA partnership with drones should have everyone terrified

Valentines’ Day doesn’t matter

Okay, so this is the part where I play the cynical, unromantic single dude who hates Valentine's Day because it excludes me. Whatever. Most people who really like Valentine's Day are either distastefully eager to use it as some kind of perverse test of faith, or are desperate for the corporate-sponsored, straight-to-video mockery of human … Continue reading Valentines’ Day doesn’t matter

American media salivates as the Cold War resurfaces in Ukraine

“Vitality, intelligence, brute force,” proclaims Lana, the beautiful blonde with the sexy Russian accent, as the camera zooms out to reveal the hulking, muscle-bound giant by her side. “He is the super-athlete, Alexander Rusev.” Rusev, the “Bulgarian Brute,” utters a string of ominous-sounding words in a foreign tongue. A graphic appears with his name spelled … Continue reading American media salivates as the Cold War resurfaces in Ukraine