The Founding Fathers Would Be Ashamed of Us!

Our complaints against government today dwarf those complaints of our Founding Fathers 240 years ago. American revolutionaries took up arms against the Crown over modest taxes and an unresponsive King. The Founders of our republic sought to protect subsequent generations from oppressive government. They hadn’t a clue to the evils of capitalism or the power…

There is a Certain Justice in an Oppressor Being Oppressed

Blacks, Hispanics, women, LGBTs, etc, are all oppressed in one way or another. Their basic human rights are frequently denied them. Blacks are shot down in the streets, Hispanics are rounded up and deported, women are still fighting for equal pay and workplace respect, for reproductive freedom and an end to patriarchy, LGBTs have no…

Shoot Slaughterhouse Owners!

Toward Meaningful Direct Action: A Blueprint for Vigilantism Direct action by animal liberationists and animal rights activists has been sporadic, unfocused, and ineffective. We have played the game within the system. We have abjured violence, We have only targeted property. We have failed. Most animals we free are quickly re-captured by their tormentors. Property we…

Hillagarchy!

Hillary rails against the many ludicrous positions on social issues embraced by Republicans, confident that our senses of justice and fairness will be sufficiently offended that we will ignore all the similarities shared by Republicans and her Wall Street Democrat allies. Rounding up and deporting immigrants, no rape or incest exceptions for abortion, voter suppression…

Religion is Evil

I see religions not as misguided, but as actually evil. Not for what they are, but for what they make us become. I am a frequent and outspoken critic of religion. Most of my criticism has been of the pernicious effects of religion on public discourse and government policy. But an even more troubling aspect…