Remembering September 10

I wish there existed an organization (and there probably does, I just haven’t looked) dedicated to commemorating September 10. Dedicated to remembering what life in this country was like before September 11, 2001. Before this country lost its collective mind, and embarked on what The Onion aptly called “Operation Piss Off the Planet.” When you […]

Communication Is Still Secure

There’s been quite a bit of chatter in the blogosphere recently about numbers stations (Slashdot, Homeland Stupidity). Hell, you can even order CDs of these stations and listen to them all the time, if you are so inclined. No one really knows what these stations are for, or who runs them. Conspiracies abound — everything […]

I Don’t Know and I Don’t Care

There’s an old joke about a man-on-the-street interview in which they ask a typical John Q. Public which is the bigger problem facing our country today, ignorance or apathy? His response is the title of this article. I was reminded of this after reading this story today. It should come as no surprise to anyone […]

The Death of Personal Property

The State of Florida can’t do anything right. Whether it’s a botched Presidential election, Elian Gonzales, or the recent nonsense surrounding Terri Schiavo, Florida is, any more, like the kid on the playground who gets picked last for kickball. So when they finally do manage to get something right, like the recent “Castle Doctrine” law […]