Remember when I said we should ban all guns?

Shortly after the Las Vegas massacre, I declared that all firearms should be banned. I’ve thought a lot about it since and I’ve changed my mind. I don’t think we should ever ban firearms, at least in my lifetime. In a perfect world, guns would be obsolete Don’t get me wrong, in a perfect world, … Continue reading “Remember when I said we should ban all guns?”

John Scalzi blames writing problems on Donald Trump

Hugo award-winning writer John Scalzi shared in a blog post that he has a bit of writer’s block. He is currently working on Head On, a novel coming out next year. He’s having a hard time getting the words out. Luckily, he’s figured out the problem: Donald Trump. From his post: I’m not trying to be … Continue reading “John Scalzi blames writing problems on Donald Trump”

I’m tired of Summer and the its oppressive heat

I’m tired of Summer. I hate Summer and I wish it would just go away. Summer weather is bad enough in July and August, it’s ridiculously unbearable in October. From AccuWeather: Temperatures will be on a dramatic roller coaster ride across the northeastern United States through early week as record-challenging warmth battles cooler autumn air. An upward … Continue reading “I’m tired of Summer and the its oppressive heat”

ESPN suspends SportsCenter host Jemele Hill for two weeks

ESPN suspended SportsCenter host Jemele Hill for breaking the company’s social media policy. She posted two tweets encouraging people to boycott Dallas Cowboys advertisers. The reason? Cowboys owner Jerrey Jones threatened to sit any player who sits for the national anthem. ESPN’s Statement on Jemele Hill: pic.twitter.com/JkVoBVz7lv — ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) October 9, 2017 Jemele … Continue reading “ESPN suspends SportsCenter host Jemele Hill for two weeks”

White House to add border security to any law replacing DACA

The Trump administration released a list of priorities that need to be included into any law replacing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Obama executive order. From CNN: The Trump administration has asked lawmakers to include tough border security and immigration enforcement measures in any deal to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals … Continue reading “White House to add border security to any law replacing DACA”

Bleeding Cool declares Northrop Grumman is an ‘arms manufacturer’

The former gray lady of comic book journalism, Bleeding Cool, published an article about a joint venture between Marvel Comics and Northrop Grumman. Bleeding Cool described Northrop Grumman as an arms manufacturer and a maker of weapons. From the article: Northrop Grumman is an aerospace company Not once did the word “aerospace” appear in the article. … Continue reading “Bleeding Cool declares Northrop Grumman is an ‘arms manufacturer’”