On Gay Marriage, #YesAllWomen, and Cliven Bundy

The news has been weird lately, so let me just drop a few things here. I. The Daily Beast had a couple interesting posts this week. First was “Were Christians Right About Gay Marriage All Along?” Jay Michaelson writes that, you know what, most gays who are married aren’t faithful and this is common knowledge, and maybe this will help shift conceptions about monogamy. Eek. We know adultery has always been and will always be with us, but that’s not a good thing. And the article made a couple disturbing points,…

Salt City Throwdown Podcast: EP32 – Better Know a Candidate; Charles A. Stormont Edition

Its a new episode of the Salt City Throwown Podcast! This week we hit on a couple of important things before the show starts. And Smitty is also back on Track, so all in all it was a good week. First, we give a personal shoutout to one of the best guys a man could have. Simon Miller and his family are on the trip of a life time, so we sent them our best wishes and thoughts as they go to pick up their third adopted child from China.…

Libertarian losers

“As a general rule, things don’t end well if the sentence starts with, ‘Let me tell you something about the Negro.’ You don’t really need to know the rest of it, just a tip for you.” —President Barack Obama, referring to Cliven Bundy.   Every time a new poll shows Rand Paul as a solid front runner for the Republican nomination for the 2016 presidential election, Democratic operatives become as giddy as Veruca Salt being gifted a battalion of Oompa-Loompa servants. Rand Paul? Why?!?! No organized group in the history…

Cliven Bundy – Folk Hero No More

Recently, Cliven Bundy, a rebellious rancher in Nevada became a folk hero in some circles when, after decades of refusing to pay range fees, he stood up to “the man” and forced a stand-off with the BLM. Indeed, ad hoc militia groups rushed to his rescue, armed and ready to go to war for the rights of this man to ignore the law and thumb his nose not only at the feds, but at his law-abiding neighbors as well. (By the way, the hypocrisy of a group who demands strict…