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The Tentacles of Time

Day of the Tentacle – In my younger days, the NES version of Maniac Mansion was a favorite of mine. It was bowdlerized somewhat from the original computer version, particularly in terms of Nurse Edna’s sexually suggestive comments. Nintendo initially … Continue reading

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Flunking Out of Electoral College

Yesterday, the electoral college voted to confirm the election of Donald Trump. Could they have voted otherwise? Technically yes, but they might have been penalized by their respective states. That we still have an electoral college is pretty ridiculous, especially … Continue reading

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We Do Ritual Right

We’ve all heard the rumors about President Obama not properly saluting the flag, and while the whole thing was clearly taken out of context by people who were grasping at straws to discredit the guy, I have to wonder why … Continue reading

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A Brisk Constitutional

Senator and self-licensed laser surgeon Rand Paul, best known for making his father seem sane by comparison, recently remarked that the Supreme Court declaring the Affordable Care Act (AKA ObamaCare) constitutional didn’t make it so. Actually, according to the Constitution … Continue reading

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Putting the Chemosh On

A little research into Biblical history reveals that, before becoming monotheistic, the worship of Yahweh that would eventually develop into Judaism was henotheistic. That is, while Yahweh was viewed as the main god and the national deity of Israel and … Continue reading

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Restoring Horror

I thought Glenn Beck’s Restoring Honor rally yesterday would be good for either a few laughs or some righteous anger, but from what I’ve seen of it, it’s mostly just boring. To even call it a rally is pitching it … Continue reading

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