You Aren’t Exceptional


By not actively speaking out I am complicit, even a co-conspirator, in acts of terrorism like the Oklahoma City Bombing or the criminality of the Bundy Standoff.

An Angry Patriot: Send in the clowns


It’s the wingnuts that will miss the point and rally around the “genius” of the Clowns. The paranoid, self-important clowns on the right will think I’m talking about them and become indignant and defensive questioning my Patriotism. The delusional clowns on the left will think I’m talking about – well – the right. This is the fact that would make me laugh if it wasn’t so sad it makes me want to cry. Where’s a good clown when you need one? Send in the clowns.

An Angry Patriot: Intellectual dishonesty is a choice


Most of what is passing as insightful punditry is really intellectually dishonest sophistry. In some respects, it is my own fault. I use to naively believe ignorance was the result of a failure of education and society. I was ignoring 6,000 years (or 60 million years depending on whom you speak with) of human society.