For a guy who gets great entertainment from reading the wild and wacky conspiracy theories that sprout like mushrooms online, I was surprised that I missed the rapid growth of the Jade Helm 15 conspiracy. I only noticed it as a surface ripple until this past weekend, when I realized it had blossomed into a . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Jade Helm 15 and the Madness of America
Why is it that on Wikipedia, Facebook and various other websites, the pushiest proselytizers are almost always the libertarian capitalists? They are like cult members.
The glassy-eyed worshippers of the fortunate rich (who are rarely rich themselves) are by far the most persistent of the zealots who spread propaganda and attempt . . . → Read More: The Ranting Canadian: Why is it that on Wikipedia, Facebook and various other…
While liberals debate various forms of gun control, improvements to the psychiatric care system, and other actual measures to make slaughters like Newtown less likely, the abject bankruptcy of conservative thought is something to behold.
The Tea Party suggests more George Zimmermans are the answer. Armed vigilante squads patrolling school zones.
Gun “academic” John Lott . . . → Read More: Autonomy For All: Newtown: Another Expose on Conservative Ideological Bankruptcy
(originally written Nov 2010; uploaded Aug 21, 2012 as part of my Great Upload of Musings… for balance, I’ll soon post the follow-up which praises some portions of libertarian philosophy which are very dear to my progressive heart. Politics makes for strange bedfellows, and I’m not above shacking up with occasional allies. 🙂 )
. . . → Read More: Eclectic Lip: How Libertarians brought America Big Religion and Bigger Lawsuits…