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Blogging in September

Blogging has been slow in September, partly because I’ve been sick for almost a week now. I’ve also taken two vacations in September — one a few weeks back to Sanibel Island (pictured below) and tomorrow I head to D.C. I will blog on a meeting with fellow atheists there when I get back.

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“3:10 to Yuma”

James Mangold’s “3:10 to Yuma” succeeds on so many levels that I predict it will earn Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Cinematography. It’s that good.

The film stars Russell Crowe and Christian Bale as notorious outlaw and desperate rancher, respectively, whose lives become fatefully intertwined and changed […]

America’s health care sytem is socialized

One tactic that statists use to expand government welfare (and government power in general) is to blame whatever vestige of capitalism there is for all our economic woes. They do this knowing that we no longer have a purely capitalistic system and knowing that the burdens of over-regulation and welfare are the real culprits behind […]

Swedes defend free speech

Radical Muslims are once again hurling death threats at people who sketch men with dark beards. This time the artist is Swedish. (I’m not a fan of his bizarre cartoons, but no one deserves death threats for drawing.)

You may recall death warrants issued by Muslims still hang over the heads of the Danish cartoonists […]