Category Government and Politics

America’s Cult Problem

In which Mean Old Publius contends, maybe, that perhaps the NRA is the modern equivalent to the fictional Mola Ram. You know, the guy who pulled out people’s hearts in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

The Devil’s Lettuce!

What happens when the possibility of medicinal knocks on the door of a stereotypical red state. No, really, what happens?

On Nazis

Once upon a time, in my formative years, a song came on a friend’s playlist. The singer yelled “Nazi Punks Fuck Off!” Ahh, those silly years of America’s where a raging, anti-establishment punk rock band echoed the general purview of its prior two generations. The irony of Jello Biafra agreeing, in his own way, with […]

Welp, we’ve still got our guns (and always will)

It was with great vengeance and furious anger (perhaps furious delight) that around the January inauguration of Pres. Donald J. Trump that I rained down critical thought facts on my most ultra-conservative friends. You know, the ones who’d been howling for years that Pres. Barack H. Obama was coming for their guns. I asked, with monumental […]

Numero Uno… Eh… Numero Cuarenta y Cinco

If any history books get written in the future (like we’ll still need books, HARRUMPH!), this period will be looked at with hilarity. And problem a little bit of worry.

Words ‘n shit: A means for control

In which Publius begins to tell you about how words and communications mediums have been used to control people over time. And then you go back to listening to your fuckin’ push notifications.