Month: January 2014

What Richard Sherman ACTUALLY taught us about America

So, Richard Sherman No. 1. Cinderella story. The Compton come-up kid, making a name for himself despite everything. Stanford savant, Illiad-loving, clean-record, “best corner in the game!” Or Richard Sherman No. 2. Thug. Disgrace. “Overpaid,...

/ January 22, 2014

MLK, Jesus and hijacking history

Did you know Martin Luther King Jr. was pro-choice? Did you know Jesus was in favor of the second amendment? Did you know Gandhi would have Occupied Wall Street? I didn’t either, but that’s what...

/ January 21, 2014

The Bible Made Impossible

If the Bible is given by a truthful and omnipotent God as an internally consistent and perspicuous text precisely for the purpose of revealing to humans correct beliefs, practices, and morals, then why is it...

/ January 13, 2014

Vultures are circling Chicago now

“Welcome to the Wild West!” some say. “We’re safer,” say others. And there will be lots of firing back and forth of arguments for and against Chicago’s concealed carry law. * * * The law...

/ January 6, 2014

I do a weird thing on New Year’s Day

Even though the tick of the clock from 11:59.59 on December 31 to midnight on January 1st of a new year is a pretty stupid reason to suddenly declare a fresh start (because, really, fresh...

/ January 3, 2014