UPDATED: In defense of Mexican-American ‘hate speech’ in AZ – victory!

*UPDATE 8-23: Federal Judge says AZ’s ban is racially discriminatory! Maybe now people will understand why protecting speech matters, but I doubt it. I never got into the ‘free speech wars’ to defend Nazis, goddammit! I never fell on this broken sword to defend the likes of those who disgust me. For fuck’s sake, I […]

The end of YouTube and the death of free speech on the Web: welcome to The Machine

Do you ever get the feeling that everyone is being distracted, simultaneously, while more sinister things occur quietly in the background? Or that maybe the real enemy is not who the media tells you it is, but rather the media itself. I looked up the definition of schizophrenia the other day and it shocked me. […]

The cult of illusory superiority – Part 1: Hypocrisy

*editor’s note: due to the length of these rants, I’m going to break them into separate parts. This is part one. If you asked me what bothers me the most about the era we live in I would give you an earful but I can narrow it down to a couple of main points that […]

In defense of the freedom of speech in the age of hypocrisy

Everyone has their pet issues. Everyone – even you. This one is mine. It has always been this way for me, even when I was a child – and if you know me that’s not a surprise. Much of this essay includes things I’ve been meaning to get off my chest for some time now. […]