It’s always fascinating when a public official commits a Kinsley gaffe, and the veil drops for a brief moment.
Did you know that Finland has twice as many mass shootings per capita as the US? Discussing violence honestly matters, and propaganda, even for a good cause, is counterproductive — as in criminologist Frederic Lemieux’s analysis.
Stop saying, “Isn’t it unbelievable that Trump is president?” It’s the kind of disjointed revelation you get when you’re high. “Isn’t it amazing that we have, like, hands? Doesn’t it blow your mind that trees exist?”
Who are we insulting when we use the word “whore”? And who can metaphorically suck off whom?
Enough about sex already. Let’s talk about violence, baby. And when I say talk, I don’t mean the kind of sanctimonious, hysterical, and tightly prescribed discourse the western media tends to revert to whenever anyone — God forbid — breaks a window or sucker-punches a neo-Nazi. Why skirt around the issue? There’s nothing to be embarrassed […]
After the gay nightclub massacre in Orlando last year, Roger Jimenez, pastor of a small Baptist church in California, gave a sermon proclaiming that he’s “upset” the gunman “didn’t finish the job,” and that the government should have all the “sodomites” lined up against the wall and “blow their brains out.” In the ensuing backlash, Jimenez complained that […]
On self-driving cars and the “Trolley Problem,” buttons that kill random Chinese people, Sam Harris, and The Twilight Zone.