I just finished watching “Free State of Jones” on Netflix. It’s an inspiring piece of film. When we remember the Civil War, and the time around it, we like to forget that half the country was opposed to slavery, and that people, both black and white, worked together to oppose ( more… )
One time, for the record. The Crosby Uncertainty Principle: The more convinced you are that an idea is true, the less likely it is that your reasoning is unflawed.
So this happened, this morning. Notice I didn’t tag the Church of Satan in any way. But the fact that they just popped up and responded within minutes kind of gives them a dark mystique. Very amusing. View Original Post on Twitter
Dear Terrorists; You know what’s better than blowing things up and shooting people for a twisted concept of faith? Pretty much everything. Something else really cool about all those other things: most of them don’t require you to die a brutal death when you do them. Waterslides, for example. Lots ( more… )
@perfectsliders recently made a survey out of one of my comments on Twitter. Check it out and have a vote, if you like. @voteCrosby CNN actually gotten worse, but there have been rumors since January that CNN might be sold by Time-Warner, so things may change. @voteCrosby — ( more… )
This is maybe the best quote from a new article I’ve read in a couple of weeks, and since I spend 6-8 hours/day reading news, that’s saying something. It’s nice as well that the author included links to references for all his major points. I don’t trust all media sources ( more… )
Might as well try it. The drug war isn’t working. To be honest, I didn’t expect to see anything like this tried in America for quite a while. But I do know that putting people in jail rarely has any effect on their drug use. Even if they can’t get ( more… )
As is often the case, the other day I was telling someone about something, but have forgotten who. In this case, it was the goblins in Zimbabwe. Odd stuff there. Various media sources frequently have stories about all kinds of supernatural occurrences, some more believable than others. And some, believable ( more… )