Red Eye: If She Weighs the Same as a Duck…


If you’ve been anywhere but underneath a rock, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the upset of Congressman Mike Castle by Tea Party candidate Christine O’Donnell in the Delaware primary this past week. The GOP “establishment” has been backing Castle, claiming he is the more viable candidate. The Tea Party backed O’Donnell, claiming she is the truer … Continue reading

Stewart And Colbert Rally to Restore Sanity


Twitter has been abuzz with the #rally4sanity hash tag. The tag – a method of marking a word in a “tweet” as especially searchable – represents a rally to be held in Washington, DC by “funny” men Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. This rally is to mock the “Restoring Honor” rally held by conservative Fox … Continue reading

RIP David S. Joyner: 9/1/1953 – 9/15/2010


I first met David in June, 2008 when I moved into my current apartment building. David was the first tenant I met. The day I moved my stuff in – a Saturday – he walked right up to me, introduced himself and offered to carry some of the light stuff. Five hours later, after I’d … Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Molly Norris, Artist Behind “Everybody Draw Mohammad Day”


Seattle artist Molly Norris may best be known outside of the Emerald City as she who spawned worldwide controversy after creating “Everybody Draw Mohammad Day.” The even, in which everyday people were to draw cartoon depictions of the Islamic prophet and post them online created a worldwide furor, culminating in many fatwas being placed on … Continue reading

Red Eye: Separation of MA and Reality – Children Pray in Terrorist Mosque


It appears a school in Massachusetts got into a wee bit of trouble after a videotape emerged of a recent field trip to a local mosque. In May, Wellesley Middle School 6th and 7th graders visited the Islamic Society of Boston Community Center. During their field trip, students, teachers and chaperons were separated by gender, … Continue reading

Red Eye: A Great Liberal Pillar – American Higher Education


A number of years ago, I decided to go back to school and pursue an education in the physical sciences. Because I favor a small classroom (and enjoy an even smaller budget), I took my prerequisites at a popular community college. Our history department was filled with burnt out 60’s radicals, as was our English … Continue reading

A RINO By Any Other Name


We’ve all seen it, or heard it: RINO – Republican in Name Only. A deadly epithet used by online conservatives to mark call out their “less conservative” brethren. From Wikipedia: The term implies that, despite party affiliation, RINO politicians are not “authentic” Republicans. The label is usually acquired because a politician’s political actions, policies, positions … Continue reading

Seahawks v 49ers – Fulfilling a Friend’s Final Wish


As many of you know, my very good friend David is dying from cancer. I met David in June of 2008, when I moved into the building where he already lived. We became close friends quickly when we discovered our birthdays were the same day. It’s a little coincidence, but sometimes things like that break … Continue reading

Dissent From Washington State – A Pictorial


Lovely Washington. Known for its forests, its mountains, its grunge music and its sparkly vampires. Our largest city, Seattle, is practically a communist state, except that it’s still much more fun than one. Still, Washington is known for its love of liberal politics, though the state is often split near the 50/50 mark. Lest those … Continue reading

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