Thank you, thank you, great to be back...
The 78th Academy Awards. Another rubberneckers delight in the ongoing saga of the culture wars. Over the last few weeks I've taken some time to focus on my studies. From time to time though, I've posted over at my old standby, My own private
A post by my brother on the recent slaying of a police officer here in
Nothing makes me snicker more than the irony of some of my more Conservative acquaintances telling some worn out joke or railing in a tired fashion about Lefties and Communists, and then turn around and suggest in a very Stalinist manner that the solution to prison overcrowding has something to do with a 13 cent rifle bullet. Conservatism isn't a disease and neither is Liberalism. Dogmatism is. Being an Ideologue is. Xenophobia. In a day and age when anyone who raises a question about the state of things is labeled "negative," how does anyone get away with harboring age old hate and prejudice?
- H/T to NaveySwan for the Guardian article.
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