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I Am Entering Politics Because I’m A Natural

As part of my election manifesto I have decided to be an honest, straightforward and upright politician. It would be much easier wouldn’t it especially if old frail people would just shuffle…

The Soviet States Of Europe?

Do you know in which country Communism first began? I bet you don’t. Do you know in which city Marx and Engels were in when they first wrote the Communist…

How Voting Becomes Ballot Stuffing and Voters Become Thugs

It was a big event for Log Cabin Republicans in California yesterday. Some conservatives pretty much boycott the group of gay Republicans. It was significant that the group had gotten…

Silly Sarah Palin May Run For Office to ‘Irritate’ Liberals

Sarah the Palin, a once upon a time half-term Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate thanks to John McCain, says she just may run for office again, if only to “bug…

I Have Strong Opinions-I’m Only Human After All

A reader called Rachael, who sounds and almost certainly is a very nice person, said on one of my recent posts that my skill as a writer often turns a…

How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

Due to the current popularity of zombies in fictional media, you’ve probably stumbled on one or two–or 100–different pieces of advice about how to prepare for the zombie apocalypse. This…

4 Reasons to Worry About the STEM Crisis in Education

There’s little debate that producing a stronger workforce capable of creating the next generation of technological advances is essential for strengthening our country’s global competitiveness. US public schools are the…

Republicans In Power and A Fearful America

A short time ago I wrote an article about America being mentally ill, or at best a very, very confused nation. Once again it’s showing that same side of itself over the…

Chicken Little Doesn’t Have Ebola After All

The Ebola panic in the United States has dramatically outgrown the Ebola virus itself. Were it not for the death of a man initially turned away from Presbyterian Health Hospital…

Race and 21st Century Oldham

I’m an Oldham lad. Born and bred. Oldham Athletic F.C. are my team. They have been since the age of about 5 years old when my grand father took me…

The Mounties Got Their Man

Kevin Vickers is not just a Canadian hero. At the moment, he is a hero to all of us. From CNN : “During a long standing ovation by grateful lawmakers…

What You Should Know About Dogs and Ebola

The association between Ebola and dogs has been all over the news lately. After potentially being exposed by their infected owners, a Spanish dog, Excalibur, was euthanized, while a Texas…

Captain Kirk and Mr Sulu Still Feuding

The feud between Captain Kirk and Mr Sulu continues apace.  William Shatner (who is absolutely magnificent in Boston Legal don’t you think?) seemingly fell out with George ‘Sulu’ Takei because…

Unheard Victims: Comfort Women

Wars have many different victims. Many in the present day you see via social media or television media. The victims of wars many years ago are the ones who we…

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