The Patsy

An armed guard sits on a stool by the doorway of every shopfront on the streets of Jerusalem.  Their job is to prevent a terrorist from entering the establishment and killing customers and shopkeepers alike, in the name of the god or radical cleric to which they have sworn allegiance.  Private security is big business in Israel, comprising approximately 20% of the entire economy.  The premier agency of the industry is G4S.  They are a multi-billion dollar international conglomerate based in Israel.  They have set their sights on the US market. Continue reading The Patsy

Trumpkins-in-Denial and Libertarianazis

Trumpkins-in-denial:

  • Say: “The Bill of Rights is meaningless without the Second Amendment.”
  • Insist that dropping bombs is not as easy as it looks.
  • Go off on a long tangent about ‘marginal yield’ in oil production ending with “but I have no dog in that fight.”
  • Show symptoms of Fregoli’s.

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This is Not a Joke

Some might say that all the big problems have been solved and these days the biggest threats to our well-being are self-imposed issues like global warming and sports injuries.  However we should not forget that we’re still grappling with some really serious issues, from drug addiction to terrorism.  People might try to make light of them, but remember – it’s not a joke.  We must take them seriously or they will get the better of us and destroy civilization as we know it. Continue reading This is Not a Joke