Another year slips away…they’re not really anything after a while, you know. Nothing more than a notch on the hilt while we slip further into a voyeuristic embrace of bestial instinct. We are the watchers, gathering ourselves around a glowing cube to satiate our hunger for meaning with […]
This is from a book that I had started reading and sort of set aside or misplaced; happens when you try to read too many books like I seem to do. Anyway, I saw something that reminded me that I needed to come back and finish it and […]
Originally posted on Seth Adam Smith:
Kim and I Having been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me. Now before you start making assumptions, keep reading. I met my wife in high school when we were 15…
There is still a Republican organization, but it long ago abandoned any pretense of being a normal parliamentary party. Conservative commentator Norman Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute describes today’s Republicans as “a radical insurgency — ideologically extreme, scornful of facts and compromise, dismissive of the legitimacy of […]
Chris Hedges explains why we need whistle-blowers and what will happen without them.
As childhood perishes Smoke covers the screams of the Burning Sea Hearing but not seeing The cost of a dream
This song is very cathartic for me, hopefully it can provide a bit of a respite for you as well.
Many look at the advent of unmanned drones, particularly in combat situations that in that past would have called for a human element, as progress, as a success. To quote Patton, “The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard […]
We destroy what we cannot possess then mourn the loss. People die for just being Ambitions burn the brightest as all the bridges burn Becoming a pyre of conscience and humanity So the bridges must burn No surreptition Nothing sublime The only way up is down The only […]
The illusion of righteousness is the shield and sword of all accidental tyrants. And civilization, well, it’s the accidental tyrant that causes the rest to cower. As we look back into our history, the apex of all human achievements at communal progress, we call civilization, the taming of our most […]