The Perfect Drug: Our Modern-Day “Soma” and the Intellectual Decline of America

I recently read Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman. It inspired me so much that I decided to write an entire essay about it, which I thought I’d share with you, my loyal readers. Suffice it to say that Postman states his points much better than I can (although perhaps not quite as succinctly), …

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St. Patty’s Day Blunder

Yesterday was St. Patrick’s Day. Corned beef, cabbage, and green clothing of just about every kind you can imagine abounded. But lost in all that was something that should have, and would have, made the news if it had happened to anyone other than the messiah. The Irish Prime Minister was just a few lines …

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Obama’s Exquisite Gifts (Follow Up)

As I mentioned in my post yesterday, one of the top stupid things Obama has done is return Prime Minister Brown’s high-priced, collector’s item gifts with a set of 25 DVDs and toy helicopters. But, as stupid as this was, I haven’t heard anyone in the media besides the conservative talk-show hosts really talking about …

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