The End of Competency in a Post-Truth Era

I officially have more education than the President of the United States and the majority of his top advisors. Apparently a Bachelor’s degree goes much further these days than it used to, though I’m not quite celebrating what amounts to […]

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Gun Control and the Impulse to Kill

Gun culture and a lack of gun control go hand in hand in the United States. Cowboys, SWAT teams, and that drunken neighbor who swears he knows someone in the NAVY seals—they all have one thing in common: they’re all bigger, […]

Here’s Why Bernie Sanders Could Win

I’m just going to put this out there: Bernie Sanders could win the U.S. presidential election. American politics has never been more fun. Never in a million years would anyone imagine that a billionaire racist and a socialist Jew could […]

It’s Not The Drugs

Drugs are bad. You’ve been hearing it since that retired D.A.R.E officer strolled into your health class in middle school to scare the crap out of you about getting hooked on cigarettes, alcohol, and meth—but mostly because somewhere in those […]