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Why Men Suffer More Than Women

I’m in trouble before I start with that title aren’t I chaps?  You may have noticed – possibly with some relief – a short absence by yours truly for a…

War: What Would a US-Russia Conflict Look Like

Did you ever wonder what war between Russia and the US would look like?  Will it be all about nuclear weapons and mutually assured destruction, or would it be a…

Why I Do Not Blame Israel At All

There is no excuse for the shooting down of Malaysia flight MH17. That was not some rebel with a shoulder fired SAM, but a sophisticated missile battery including separate command/control, radar,…

Kooky Ken Ham: Space Travel Big Waste as Aliens Damned to Hell

Ken Ham, a self styled “creationist,” and founder of the “Creationist Museum” is a cuckoo bird without the intelligence or the elegance. His latest foray into Jesus Jumping nuttery boggles the rational mind. …

Breitbarting: What Conservatives are Doing to Conservatives

Sheriff Claude Screws was more than a little ticked off at Bobby Hall. The reason is largely lost to history. In those days, it didn’t really matter. In Baker County, where…

America’s Immigration Crisis: A Story of Violence and Strength of Character

Watching the hordes of seemingly ordinary people screaming at busloads of little kids, it is a struggle to keep in mind that rumors, misinformation, and the ancient blessing/curse of fear…

The Mind Of Rampart

I seem to have developed, over the years, a certain reputation for ‘speaking my mind’ as the saying goes. I find this quite amusing as I rarely know precisely what…

Looming Probe Encounter with Comet May Reveal Origins of Life on Earth

All of several hundred million miles from home, one of the most ambitious space missions ever attempted is closing in on its target: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, a massive ball of ice,…

Nice Legs, Shame About The Face

Our good friend Pennyjane Hanson has brought me up all standing. Actually, I should, perhaps, explain that statement a little better. It is an English term of yesteryear that means…

Cold Calling and How To Handle It

Do you get ‘cold calls’ on your land line? Actually ‘cold calls’ are pretty much the only calls we get on our land line mainly because, in this mobile phone…

9 Sinister Ways Fundamental Christians Interpret the Bible

The Christians are convinced the apocalypse in just around the corner.  According to biblical bullshit this end times event is when the Jesus will come floating down from “heaven” and…

An Englishman Abroad

I’m assuming you have all ‘been abroad.’ Odd term really. It means going to another country on holiday. At least that what it means in Blighty. I’ve been to many…

Why Israel’s Bombing of Gaza is Morally Justified but Eminently Stupid

It’s upsetting to hear about the bombing of Gaza, as well as the bombing of Israel by the terrorist organization Hamas.  Each morning it leads the news, and each morning…

Atheists Talk To God

A lot of my friends are atheists or agnostics. Some are Christian, some Hindu, some Sikh, some Jewish, some Russian Orthodox or, to avoid covering every religion going, some of…

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