Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fire ant torture in Bolivia and other bizarre happenings

Sometimes when I’m looking up one particular topic on the internet, I’ll come across something completely unrelated but equally compelling.  More often than not, this will lead to following thread after thread and finding out just what bizarre place I’ll wind up in.  Such was the case earlier today, and I just couldn’t help myself. […]

Ayaan Hirsi Ali and the shame of Brandeis University

Wishful thinking about the peaceful tolerance of Islam cannot interpret away this reality: hands are still cut off, women still stoned and enslaved, just as the Prophet Muhammad decided centuries ago. ~ Ayaan Hirsi Ali Ayaan Hirsi Ali is, despite the fact that I disagree sharply with her on some important issues, a remarkable woman. […]

Flight MH-370: Confusion and mystery reign supreme

It’s now been 32 days since Malaysian Flight MH-370 quietly disappeared.  We still have no hard information about what happened to it or why.  Was it a terrorist act?  Who knows?  Was it a deliberate act by the captain or copilot, or both?  Who knows?  Was it caused by a catastrophic failure of one of […]

2nd Amendment never intended to promote stupidity

Let me say up front that I firmly believe in the 2nd Amendment to the United States Constitution.  All citizens should feel free to come and go while bearing arms.  It’s a guaranteed right we all have under the highest of the founding documents of this country.  The way I like to phrase it is […]