What did Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, and Ted Kennedy have in common? Other than having killed 50,000,001 people between them, they all wisely recognized that a disarmed population is an obedient population, ready to be buttfucked government-style. It is no great mystery why political leaders who preach equality prefer their downtrodden tax monkeys be
The wake of outrage from the Colorado shooting (which was made possible by an AR-15 assault rifle) has flooded my ears with this rhetorical question: “who even needs an AR-15 assault rifle, anyway?” This is a good argument. It’s true, after all—nobody really needs an assault rifle. My libertarian DNA struggles to concede this point.
When Egypt rebelled against Hosni Mubarak last year, we questioned their ideals. Replacing Mubarak with the Muslim Brotherhood party is taking the fetter off your ankle and putting it around your neck. Now with this Egyptian soccer riot, instigated by fans politically tied to the rebellions, we are compelled to also question their methods. Are
Like all human endeavors that don’t make much sense, the Occupy movement is just one, large mating ritual. As such, the protests are a hotbed of pick-up lines. Not all of them achieve their intended effect, but they all shed light on the essence of the Occupy movement.
It’s August, which means it’s time for the President to take his summer vacation. Which means it’s time for the opposition to criticize the president for taking his summer vacation. As far back as I can remember—to the Clinton presidency—criticizing this annual abeyance has always been more ritual than substance. For instance, the media accused
It’s no secret. It should come as no surprise. We’re totally screwed. Europe is in peril, and its hairiest nations – which you’d think would be the most stable (see: chest hair equals success), are fading faster than Charlie Sheen’s recent ironic relevance (re-relevance?). Even the hairless (“hairress” for all you phonetic types) nations may
The State of the Union address is like college. It’s mostly a waste of time, but it makes you look smart if you pay attention, and both go much smoother if you drink heroically throughout. So during this year’s State of the Union, take a shot every time…