Monthly Archives: December 2017

Movies Watched in 2017 WrapUp

This is the conclusion of the analysis of films I’ve seen this year. The first five were devoted to a goal of seeing ten films from each decade: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6 was a continuation- I tried … Continue reading

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More Problems With repealing the 17th Amendment

A while back I wrote about some of the problems with any plan to repeal the Direct Election of Senators. There are a few other problems with the approach. It brings the flaws of the electoral college system to another … Continue reading

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Why is The Last Jedi (Allegedly) So Controversial?

Right now, there’s a debate about whether Star Wars: The Last Jedi is controversial, and what that means. The Rotten Tomatoes audience score is low, but some alt-right trolls are taking credit for that. The movie isn’t making as much … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not a Democrat (or Independent)

Something I’ve been thinking about for a while is why I’m not a Democrat. I’ve pretty much answered the question before about why I am personally a Republican, but I haven’t specifically addressed the flipside. In some political discussions, this … Continue reading

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C.B. Cebulski and Akira Yoshida

The big comics news of the last week is that C.B. Celuski, the new Marvel Editor in Chief, once wrote some comics (about 50 issues worth) under the name Akira Yoshida. There are three angles to this which might jeopardize … Continue reading

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From minor statewide office to President

There was an interesting question on a politics discussion board recently that got me thinking: Can someone who has only held “minor” statewide office (Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, etc.) get elected directly as President without getting elected as Governor or … Continue reading

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