Foreclosure: A Banker’s Punishment

Once upon a time… in the land of Anywhere, in a world long since forgotten, in the fine and prosperous city of Anyplace there was a Banker and on the day that our story starts this particular Banker was particularly happy for today was a Foreclosure Day. And he was going to have such fun! … Continue reading Foreclosure: A Banker’s Punishment

Slavery in America. Still Legal!

Strange but true — slavery is still legal in America. You see, whilst the 13th Amendment supposedly abolished it throughout the USA in 1865, it left one handy little loophole; slavery would remain legal where it served “as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted”. Ever since then, successive American administrations and … Continue reading Slavery in America. Still Legal!

How Porn Built The Internet

Porn tends to be a fairly polarizing subject. Lots of people like to criticize it on supposed ‘moral’ grounds. I’ve never got that myself, I don’t see why porn should be singled out for particular moral opprobrium. I personally consider it to be a damn sight more moral than many other ‘mainstream’ activities of the … Continue reading How Porn Built The Internet

‘A Government of the millionaires, by the millionaires, for the millionaires’

Way back in 1863 Abraham Lincoln gave his famed 'Gettysburg Address'. In it he described 'a government of the people, by the people, for the people'. Great words. But words are all they were. Fast forward 250 years or so and those famous words have now mutated into 'government of the millionaires, by the millionaires, … Continue reading ‘A Government of the millionaires, by the millionaires, for the millionaires’

American interference in Russian elections…

As you’re all painfully aware, when the Democrats lost the 2016 election to Donald ‘Orange Buffoon’ Trump (talk about missing an open goal!…)they got all huffy and blamed it on the Russians. Yes, it was the Russian’s what did it. Nothing to do with the fact that people loathed the execrable Hilary Clinton because she … Continue reading American interference in Russian elections…

Sick of Psychopaths?

What if there was a world parallel to this one that was ruled by bad people? What if these bad people had created a system that richly rewarded their bad behaviour? What if these bad people put their need and greed, their perverse desires, before anything? What if these bad people regarded you, your life, … Continue reading Sick of Psychopaths?