There is an article on why gay men don't believe in love. He lists a variety reasons, to wit, "We Still Don't Understand 'Happily Ever After'", "We Don't Have As Many Role Models" etc. There is one reason missing, an alternate explanation, which is just as likely. Because you are both the same sex, you … Continue reading Love and Gay Men
Who can forget that Texas fraud Lyndon Baines Johnson? He was as corrupt a politician as could be found in DC, making Richard Nixon look positively virtuous. He became the worst president in American history since Roosevelt. Both of them made Utopian plans as only a politician can, smug and self-satisfied that with enough political … Continue reading The Ignominious War on Poverty 50th Anniversary
I wrote a while back in a speculative post on the nature of human sexuality. I used the metaphor of language. You could always learn to speak other languages but your first would always be latent. This metaphor matched what I witnessed growing up. Two different friends were straight, bi-sexual, then became exclusively gay. … Continue reading Malleability of Sexual Orientation
When I was in elementary school corporal punishment was still tolerated. Boys who got into fights or who were continually disruptive faced the paddle. These days we take normal male behaviour, declare it to be a pathology and drug them into a stupor for the remainder of their school daze. According to this article … Continue reading The Crime of Being a Boy
If he had any shame, if he was anything more than morally bankrupt, he would have disappeared into society never to be heard from again. But alas, like so many lefties he fled to academia to poison the minds of students with an ideological worldview so disconnected from reality that it ought to constitute mental … Continue reading The Devil’s Own Never Fatigue
When I think of a weapon like a handgun or a rifle, I picture shooting targets, hunting and self defense. When some of my pro gun-control friends think of weapons they think, suicide, Columbine, and a six year old accidentally shooting a sibling. Now the latter are fairly rare albeit dramatic events. If this same … Continue reading Risk and mental imagery
As the days shorten I've noticed that many of the poets (not all) who were quiet throughout late summer have started to write more. The decline in light perhaps triggers a creative urge? Ineluctable I would bet.