Legend has it that around 333 B.C. Alexander the Great, when confronted with the elaborate tangle of the symbolic knot of Gordium, meant to be an unsolvable task or at least test of one’s problem solving skills, a proto-Rubik’s cube if you will, wasted no time in slicing the confusing knot with his sword. Of course, whether this is what actually happened is not important. To cite John Ford’s newspaperman inThe Man Who Shot Liberty…Continue
April 15, 2025-Washington D.C. - Tampering With Mileage Meters Leads to Prison Overcrowding and Massive Union Protest on Capital.
When the former United States Congress passed the Federal Highway Funding Act back in 2013, critics, well not many critics — actually, there was one “I Told U So. Howz that Hopey-Changey-thang workin’ for ya?” tweet on the…Continue
SPOILER ALERT: There may be a several references to this film that may spoil it for you if you really intend on seeing this amateurish bit of filmmaking. That would be one.
Let me begin by saying that it’s been roughly thirty years since I read Ayn Rand’s magnum opus, Atlas Shrugged, though I have returned to it and referenced it from time to time, especially some of the lengthier speeches. For me, Rand’s novel has always worked much better as a serious and thoughtful…Continue
Okay look, you know and I know that many holidays (or holy days) have become less holy so public schools can’t be accused of favoring one religion over another. We also know that Frosty the Snowman has absolutely no relevance or meaning to Christmas, excuse me Xmas, er, that day when a lot of folks celebrate the birth of some child somewhere who apparently did something important, somehow… starts with a “J” I think. Anyway, it’s that day when videogames celebrating…Continue