We've lost the ability to disagree, because we've lost the ability to think critically, to question ourselves, and to entertain, even briefly, a differing viewpoint. Everything is now about deep-rooted emotional outrage and moral absolutes. And that way, as we are seeing, lies violence - which you had better believe begets more. Hatred may be the ultimate renewable energy source, but while it may be self-sustaining, it sure as hell isn’t clean.Read More
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A word of caution about the vastly changed landscape in the corridors of power: To assume that a new regime will automatically mean a new age of liberty is foolishness. Party affiliation does not guarantee respect for personal freedom; it merely offers indication of which freedoms are more likely to be prioritized for infringement. And our President-elect's proposed cabinet is a collection of mixed messages.
When the big guns fall silent, it might not mean the war is over. It may just mean they're reloading.Read More
America, I've never stopped loving you and I never will. But I can't keep watching you destroy yourself. You have a problem with authoritarianism and it's affecting the way you think. It's been growing year by year, and now I'm terrified that it's going to kill you. It's time to admit that you've hit rock bottom and get help. I'll stand by you with every step. Please....Read More