The Fourth Law of Robotics: Voter Early, Vote Often

My dad recently asked me what my ideal candidate for political office would be.  I thought about it for a second... 'Robot.' 'Haha...seriously.  You have to vote for a person.' 'Okay...robot.' 'Alright, son.  I'll play along.  Why a robot?' 'They have no party affiliation.  They do what they're told.  They don't need food or sleep … Continue reading The Fourth Law of Robotics: Voter Early, Vote Often

Glenn Beck: Tool of the Apocalypse

Glenn Beck is the antichrist. Let me back up a second. Fox News is a strange animal.  Their evening news program with Shepard Smith tends to be pretty ‘fair and balanced’.  Like, for real and not code for ‘toxic, right wing, conspiratorial bullshit’.  If they’d reign in their reporters and producers a little bit more, … Continue reading Glenn Beck: Tool of the Apocalypse

FOX News: Sun rotates around earth!

In the run-up to Illinois Gov. Blagojevich's announcements today, Captain Plastic (aka Shepard Smith) from FOX News asserted repeatedly that the sun orbits the earth. "You see, the sun orbits the earth every 24 hours, because of that there are 60 seconds in a minute. I'm not sure how often whatever star orbits Planet Blago … Continue reading FOX News: Sun rotates around earth!

Obama v. McCain: The Truth is Out There

"We are in the bottom of the ninth. "Much like the 1969 'Miracle Mets,' Barack Obama stands on the precipice of history. Barring an error of Bill Buckneresque proportions, Senator Obama will very likely be the winner of the seemingly perpetual 2008 presidential election. The Senator from Illinois- home of the Cubs, the White Sox … Continue reading Obama v. McCain: The Truth is Out There