Why Is Denmark the Happiest Country in the World?

Why Is Denmark the Happiest Country in the World?

The meme I’ve included in the post is a pretty good example of why we can’t have nice things in America. I’ve seen quite a few of my conservative friends post this one lately, without apparently noticing a lick of irony when asking “Why is Denmark the happiest country in the world?”.

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Oakland Raiders Skull Logo

Are the Oakland Raiders Moving to Los Angeles?

Jason Cole of Bleacher Report said on Thursday that Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis would be willing to switch from the AFC to the NFC in order to finalize a move to Los Angeles. According to Cole, the Raiders would agree to realigning to the NFC West if it meant securing a Los Angeles stadium.

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God Hates You

Christ vs Christians

Ever notice that the people who talk the most about Jesus Christ are the people whose opinions and positions on nearly every issue directly contradict the teachings of Jesus Christ?

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Israel vs Palestine

Why Should I Care About Israel?

I’m still waiting for someone to explain to me why should I care about Israel without invoking The Bible, the Torah or some other religious text. It’s amazing how quick people are to label you anti-Semitic if you don’t support Israel without question (no, no one has said this to me, but I’ve seen the charge levelled at plenty of other people).

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Three Amigos

My Cousin, Debbie Duffie

My cousin, Debbie Duffie, died last Sunday. It was the end of a long battle with leukemia, which, obviously, she lost. The most basic urge at times like these is to write poems and elegies in honor of the departed, or offer up well-worn phrases to the family such as “sorry for your loss”. None of which really help.

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Organic Fresh Local Produce

Who Can Afford Local Organic?

Since learning that we’ve gone vegetarian, some well-meaning friends have encouraged us to buy from local organic growers. So I figured I’d look over the local options. Hmmm. $12 for a gallon of milk. $7 for a dozen eggs. $8 for a block of cheddar cheese. Holy crap!

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Strom Thurmond, Dixiecrat

Republicans, Democrats and Dixiecrats

Strom Thurmond, DixiecratThe sad truth of the modern era is that those who have studied history are doomed to argue about it with those who did not. What most people can’t comprehend is that beginning in the late 1930’s, the two major political parties essentially began switching sides.

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