Gun Control Won’t Prevent Anything…Here’s Why

Columbine. Aurora. Newtown. I’d be incredibly surprised if anyone reading this doesn’t recognize those names. Each was a tragedy, each involved guns, and each might have been preventable…but not by gun control. Don’t get me wrong, I understand the feeling. When tragedy strikes, we look for someone to blame, and if that doesn’t feel like …

The 99 Percent and the Occupy Movement

I live in Seattle, pretty close to downtown, and over the last couple of months I’ve had to endure the annoying as hell Occupy protesters on a regular basis. The more I see them, in-person and on TV, the more I think to myself “these people have no clue how to improve their lives.” If …

Time

I’m a very philosophical sort of guy, always thinking and pondering and questioning. One topic that I cogitate on frequently is time, what it is, what it means to us, and its value. This may come as a shock to some people, but I don’t own a watch, and I never use an alarm clock …

Facebook and Google and Privacy, Oh My!

So I woke up this morning, skimmed over Twitter, and saw that, supposedly, Facebook paid to initiate a Google bashing campaign…WTF? Not too bright there Facebook. But it got me to thinking about another thing that Google and Facebook have in common…privacy issues. And that just pisses me off. No, the privacy issues themselves don’t …