Where have all the hippies gone?

Last night I took my family to go see Across The Universe. After having looked at the trailer I was mildly interested – we really went for my daughter who thought it’d be a cool love story. What I found was a 60’s tail wrapped in 21st century production values, a reverent updating of a [...]

Libertarians Are Lazy Whiners.

I’ve been going back and forth with Lupus about how America and taxes are like a gun in your face – the Federal government is essentially a thug that is extracting your money “by force” and “with a gun in your face.” Although I agree that our current administration IS a bunch of thugs and [...]

Apple Invented The Web As We Know It

Lots of folks thind that Al Gore invented the Internet – they are wrong! It was Apple Computer! OK, so that’s a bit of an exaggeration – but it is true that Apple, people working for Steve Jobs at both Apple and NeXT are directly responsible for the web as we know it. And I’ll [...]

Libertarianism: Where it fits, where it doesn’t

In this month’s Discover Magazine, Burt Rutan is interviewed and is brushed as being a Libertarian a mile wide. He made a comment in the interview which I find perfectly describes where the Federal government should, and should not be. He said something to the effect of, “Space flights should not yet be controlled by [...]