You Don’t Have to Be Straight to Be in the Military; You Just Have to Be Able to Shoot Straight


Many thanks to Barry Goldwater for this post’s title.

Let me preface this by saying that I have absolutely no military experience.  I am a linguist by trade, a libertarian, and an armchair counterjihadist with more experience in the service industry than I care to admit.  Believe it or not, this gives me an interesting perspective [...]

Geert Wilders’ Witness List Cut Down To Three In Medieval Amsterdam Trial


The fix is in at the Amsterdam Criminal Court.  Today, the Judges hearing the Inciting to Hatred trial (read that: No more political free speech in the Netherlands – ever) of Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders slashed the number of witnesses he may call to testify in his defense from 18 to three.  It’s all right [...]