Satire

The informative video that I wrote and hosted as a member of the Convention of States Project Alabama a year ago has finally received criticism that I anticipated at the beginning. Specifically, I am referring to criticism of the brief political cartoon segment that satirizes the robotic, knee-jerk

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Strange things arise from idiosyncrasies displayed on the internet. The latest is a term for the raw manly man rebound against the metrosexual prototype – “lumbersexual,” a term that unfortunately sounds like something unnatural happening with trees. It actually refers to the renaissance of the

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New media journalists know the editorial struggle of what counts as investigative reporting vs. what counts as conspiracy theorizing. Here is an example of it in the upcoming Romans XIII series.  

Are you ready for this? Investigative blogger Virtus Coolidge thinks little of the flash drive given to him by new media mogul Andrew Romans until Romans’ sudden death. Virtus discovers he has inherited a mysterious list that intertwines the fate of his friends and possibly

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“All experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.” ~Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence (1776) This past summer I attended the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and Alabama Policy

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If you want to send a message to Washington, you must speak in its language. Washington only comprehends the electorate’s desires based upon the margin of victory between the winning candidate and the losing candidate from the opposing major party. If Obama wins, third party

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As a writer I have always taken Jesus Christ’s admonition about words with exceptional seriousness: “But I tell you that every careless word that people speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment. For by your words you will be

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This week I wrote an article titled “Satire and Sandra Fluke: Was Rush Limbaugh really wrong?“. It stirred up quite a discussion on an already hot topic. As a supplement to it, I wrote the following explanatory comment on satire at the suggestion of my

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As the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have just returned from renting a private island in the Seychelles for their honeymoon (and finally met President “smart alec” Obama), the Royal Wedding news has cooled somewhat. But hither and yon bits and pieces of the

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…Asteroids, asteroids, we all fall down. “Evolution is so ‘out there’ that it’s on its way out,” a friend told me.  She had many reasons to conclude that it is irrational of some scientists to proclaim that macroevolution is fact.  But I’m unable to agree

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