Category Archives: Fucking Morons

Sadly, Our Libertarian Overlords Will Not Be Going Galt

More’s the pity. A while ago, I noted the inherent problems with the libertarian dream of starting their own artificial island countries: First, they live in apartment buildings. Like it or not, they’ll need housing codes. For instance, can you … Continue reading

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The Master of Humility Shifts the Iraq War Goalposts

Very humbly, of course. Recently, David Brooks scribbled a mea culpa about his support for the Iraq War that was heavy on the mea and very light on the culpa. While many people have taken apart Brooks‘ column, there’s one … Continue reading

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Surprisingly, A GOP Bill Claims One Thing and Then Does the Opposite: The COMPETES Act Edition

Consider the NSF is a government agency, this is pretty harsh language about the COMPETES Act (boldface mine; emphasis original): H.R. 1806 (Section 102) recognizes that “the Foundation has made major contributions for more than 60 years to strengthen and … Continue reading

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What I Don’t Understand About the Jade Helm 15 Insanity

If you haven’t heard, a recent poll of Texas Republicans finds that 32% of them think the Jade Helm 15 exercise is an attempt by the federal government to ‘take over Texas’, while another 28% are unsure (pdf). While there’s … Continue reading

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Gun Control and Original Intent

I’ve written before about the misunderstanding of the Second Amendment: despite the widespread belief to the contrary, it was not written to enable citizens to protect themselves from a tyrannical government, but to preserve the freedom to hunt your slaves*. … Continue reading

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But Why Are They Scared All the Time, Senator?

It appears Utah Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz has taken a break from ensuring the citizens of D.C. don’t have democracy so he can demagogue about the Patriot Act (boldface mine): “I don’t think he’s listening to America,” Representative Jason Chaffetz, … Continue reading

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A Baltimore Intersection to Avoid

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