Public Safety

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Kiddie Sworn

According to the Child Development Institute, a 3-year-old child should not be able to make clear decisions but should still be able to use short sentences and experience sorrow. According to Stanley Coren, a canine expert at the University of British Columbia, dogs have better language comprehension than 2-year-olds and are better at math than … Continue reading

Homeless Jesus

This month, a study came out from Stanford University with a conclusion that shocked its own researchers: Low-income people live longer and healthier lives when they live in affluent areas like New York or San Francisco. This is shocking because it’s counter intuitive. If you live in an affluent place like New York or San … Continue reading

The Grave of the Conscience

The Chernobyl disaster took place 30 years ago today, due to faulty designs and human error. “The tombstone over the grave of the conscience always reads: “Human Nature.” ― Stefan Molyneux   The 1986 accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, then part of the former Soviet Union, is the only accident in … Continue reading

What the Hell is Bible Math?

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are approximately 57 million American kids in elementary schools. Shooters have killed 0.00012% of them in the last three years. But during that same time, 0.011% of other kids have been taught Bible math; 0.26% of them have been sent to jail and 9% of them … Continue reading

Arizona Senator Finally Proves That Nobody Gives a Shit

Some people have a knack for making every problem they find just a little bit worse. Senator John Kavanagh of Arizona has  turned that knack into a science. There’s no problem so big that he can’t make it bigger, from police violence and sexual identity to medicinal marijuana and environmental clutter. Get to know him … Continue reading

In Observance of “National War on Poverty Day, 2016”

    “Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.”  ~James Baldwin                 From Hunger in America: 2015 United States Hunger and Poverty Facts Hunger in the United States Six  years after the onset of the financial and economic crisis, … Continue reading

Lester and Charlie’s Thanksgiving Theater IV:

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Bang Bang Update

Thanksgiving weekend seems like a weird time to bring up something morbid, but maybe there’s no better time of the year to memorialize all the Americans who can’t say thanks this year because of guns. Especially after today’s shootings in Colorado. Today’s shootings started at a Planned Parenthood center, and, even though there were armed … Continue reading


“The church is a sort of hospital for men’s souls and as full of quackery as the hospital for their bodies.” ~Henry David Thoreau, “Walden,” published this day in 1854 ***

Rick Perry, Bang Bang

Rick Perry’s brain said yesterday that the recent movie theater massacre pretty much proves that “no gun zones” are a dangerous thing. We wish the victims of the 204 mass shootings (so far this year) could hear that. Heck, for that matter, all the 7,248 people killed by guns since January. And maybe even the … Continue reading

A Movie Mogul’s Regret

“It’s our fault. We should have given him better parts.” ~Studio chief Jack Warner, on Ronald Reagan’s transition to politics. ***


Prediction: Expect all Hell to break loose today as Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month coincides with National Etiquette Week. ***