Take No Prisoners

Monthly Archives: December 2008

War on B.S. Humbug Edition – 25 Reasons I Hate Christmas

I hate Christmas. There, I said it. Here’s why. 1. Christians actually think Jesus was born in winter – half them don’t realize that Christmas was set to Dec. 25th to coincide with pagan winter solstice celebrations. 2. People eat like crazy and the gyms are closed. 3. If church and state are separate, why […]

Wars before Whores

War on Bullshit Thought of the Day: Prostitution may be the oldest profession, but men made war before money was invented to pay prostitutes.

A Seven Step Program for Democracy 2.0

A while back, I described the fundamental problem with the political process: the systems comprising our society are designed, through laws, by a bunch of lawyers without expert knowledge in either the domains of interest or principles of design. For example, the education system is largely designed by the education act, which is written and […]

Letter to Heath Campbell

Dear Herr Campbell, I thought I would send you this letter, letting you know my thoughts and considerations on the matter of your son, one Adolf Hitler Campbell (we will get to your daughters JoyceLynn Aryan Nation and Honszlynn later). I read the news story about the cake you were so unjustly denied, simply because […]

Canada goes Bonkers, gets Punked by Queen of England

Quick summary: Canada’s conservative government has pissed off the three other parties so bad that they have temporarily banded together to overthrow the government. Before they could vote for the legal coup; however, Prime Minister Stephen Harper sweet-talked the Governor General (read Q-U-E-E-N), into pressing the parliamentary pause button, buying the Government seven weeks to […]

Proof Americans Spend Too Damn Much Time Entertaining Themselves

If you needed it, some evidence that Americans just spend too much of their time trying to keep idle minds occupied with mindless entertainment just hit the news stands today. A number of news sources reported on what most people saw as an amusing story about congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen hanging up on President-elect Barack Obama […]

More Logical Fallacies Used to Bullshit America

Last week, I took a look at some of the common logical fallacies I see a lot in the American media – be it through advertising or politics – which are used to mislead folks like us. Unfortunately, the list of fallacies is sickeningly long, and it didn’t fit in just one post, so here’s […]