by Jason T. Kocher June 27th, 2011 - Culture » Politics » Society »
The Supreme Court of the United States has decided some interesting cases in the last year. Most recently came a decision that overturned a California law banning/fining sales of violent video games to minors, leaving the moral decision of such incidents to families rather than the all-knowing Oz.
Bravo to SCOTUS for making the rational decision in response to the [...]
by Jason T. Kocher December 25th, 2010 - Politics » Society »
Hot damn do I ever applaud the hell out of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. It’s one of an armful of fairly obviously soul destroying governmental policies the arguments for which fall frighteningly fucking flat. The obvious argument…supporters hate gay people. There is a more credible argument that openly serving homosexuals might spook bigots in service, creating [...]
by Jason T. Kocher November 2nd, 2010 - Politics »
Most elections, I’ll just find libertarian candidates who appear principally legit and put a check next to their names and leave the rest of the ballot blank. I’ll be doing the same this Tuesday except for Governor of New York.
From what I’ve seen, Warren Redlich is a fine Libertarian candidate, but Kristin Davis, the Anti-Prohibition candidate, is [...]
by Jason T. Kocher March 30th, 2010 - Politics » Culture » The Written Word »
Late one night while watching an episode of the Colbert Report, it came time for the interview segment to which more often or not I tend to make a jerking off gesture towards the product being peddled, Colbert’s comic flair lubricating the way, but on this night rubbed myself imaginarily raw in protest of guest Bary Schwartz and [...]