Category: Politics

Goodspaceguy

Washington is having their primary elections and the returns are due on Tuesday the 7th. Ennie and I filled out the ballots tonight while nomming on some wings. The voter guide was nearly 100 pages…We elect the top two...

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Civility

Yesterday a friend of mine posted to her Facebook page that she thinks that not serving people of the wrong political view at a restaurant is not the right thing to do. I happen to agree with her completely. This discussion very...

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Privatization of the commons

Everyone always talks about freedom of speech — you know, first amendment stuff. You’re allowed to speak your mind without the government persecuting you for that speech. Ok, obviously this has limits, yelling fire...

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Political Sausage

Most people (vegetarians excepted) seem to like sausage. But there’s the old adage that you don’t want to know how sausage is made. It’s messy business after all. The same can be said about lawmaking....

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Politics and Selfishness

In the past year or two, it’s been painfully evident that there has been getting more and more polarization in politics in this country–and the rest of the world. In many ways, I’ve implicated the rise of the...

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Libertarian Socialism

Ahh… the joys of the ever-present internet debate… I declared on a Reddit discussion that I’m mostly a Libertarian Socialist. Of course they pointed out that Libertarian and Socialism are opposite ends of the...

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Kshama Sawant

Back a few elections ago I wrote about Kshama Sawant. She was an asshat then, and continues to be one to this day. She’s a communist activist at the moment. I was having some online discussions about her today and I came...

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How to lose support

So May Day already happened obviously. Walking back from getting a birthday dinner for Ennie we found this taped up on some construction. It’s hard to get support from people, but bloody easy to lose support from those...

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