Category Archives: Who’s Nose, Who’s Fist?

Chronicling things that people thinking with a lot of heart and not much knowledge try to legislate and who they hurt.

City Mouser, Country Mouser

Folks might be surprised to learn that lots of farms did without electricity until nearly halfway through the 20th Century. It wasn’t because they were sticks-in-the-mud or Amish. It was because in the cities a handful of poles could bring … Continue reading

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“If the unemployed don’t have a job, let’s give them something to do!”

Any time you get into a discussion about requirements for people to get something, like voter tests, or unemployment compensation, somebody will trot out the prospect of requiring continuing education and/or volunteer work as a condition for welfare/unemployment compensation. While … Continue reading

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Having more Christian movies than any other religion isn’t enough for Christians

Over the past few decades, Christians (in movies) have been made to look like raving lunatics, fear mongers, and borderline terrorists. This treatment is the same from Hollywood as it is from the front pages of mainstream newspapers. –DID HOLLYWOOD … Continue reading

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Libertarianism and Morality: What a Hornet’s Nest is the NFL

Jason Sorens on Pileus commented on “a nice, thoughtful piece” about the morality of watching football by Stephanie Slade on Reason (Is Watching Football Unethical?) An interesting point Stephanie makes in her “prostitution” analogy is: ” But we aren’t required … Continue reading

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City-Slicker Thinking

I just heard about this assistant professor of physics at the University of Cincinnati who seems to be of the opinion that humans are not responsible for deer breeding like rabbits, and should not be taking the role of apex … Continue reading

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Digital “Freedom”

Lots of folk like to claim that technology in general and digital technology in particular make it easier for more people to do more things. While that can be true, the exact opposite can also be true, especially when you … Continue reading

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Todd Starnes’ Survey: Christians Have Lost the Culture War

” And the targets have been exclusively Christians. “ Apparently Todd Starnes has already forgotten the Sikh temple shootings in Wisconsin. Not to mention all the Muslims that were harassed and assaulted after 9/11.  Or various Native American tribes that … Continue reading

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