An internet junkie’s ramblings


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Archive for the 'Society' Category

The sweet smell of freedom

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

Alternate title: Anti-smoking legislation is destroying America. It’s no secret that I’m a free-market kind of guy. I believe the free market can solve all of society’s ills given enough time, but politicians seem intent on trying to regulate businesses any way they can to get more votes. I’m also not a fan of any […]

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Free speech and Don Imus

Sunday, April 15th, 2007

I’ve been trying to avoid this whole Don Imus story because it’s simply ridiculous. I’ve been following the story all along and the two sides seem to be either burn him at the stake or point the finger back and complain about black people using the same language. What ever happened to free speech in […]

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Product placement

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

Does anyone else remember when product placement wasn’t so pervasive? Does anyone remember when cable television was completely commercial-free? As each day passes, someone else forgets about these golden days, and it will only get worse. The fierce capitalist in me agrees wholeheartedly with the media corporations. Let them milk every single penny out of […]

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The role of a police officer

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

So I’m the passenger in a friend’s car some weeks ago. We’re driving along and a car speeds passed us and cuts us off while continuing at his or her higher speed. My friend then says with anger “I wish a cop saw that!” This statement blew my mind. Police officers are not meant to […]

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