May 28

Star Agent, Grade Zero, B’ama sat at the hidden terminal in his office, ready to write his final report back to galactic headquarters. The interface hummed as his fingers entered the type-field and he smiled to himself –he’d really done it, the toughest mission of his soon-to-be-legendary career.

You magnificent bastard, he thought. I’ll bet they give you your own moon after this.

Only a few hours left before could leave this primitive backwater and return to civilization. Might as well get to it: read more

May 24

Let’s not kid ourselves: Donald Trump is the President Americans deserve.

Americans can name more Kardashians than Supreme Court justices.

Americans know the win/loss stats of their NFL team, but not their Congressman’s voting record.

Americans sing “…and the home of the brave” while handing over their liberties every time a tragedy happens, so they can feel safe.

Americans expressed more outrage over the loss of Twinkies than the loss of the Fourth Amendment; Americans don’t know what the Fourth Amendment is, but know everything that happened on the fourth season of The Apprentice. read more

May 21

If “Christians” really wanted to prevent abortions, they’d encourage the use of birth control and condoms; things proven effective in reducing abortions, unlike “abstinence-only” education.

But that’s the key, it’s not about abortion, it’s about punishing women for having sex and controlling women’s agency as individuals; the moral equivalent of making them wear a burka

May 20