Daily Archive: February 28, 2013


Erratic Fire, Erratic Passion

At The Barnstormer, Jeff Parker formed a poem from Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) quotations, Erratic Fire, Erratic Passion:


Think I’m Ready To Try Again.

Dear Readers, As many of you are aware, I made an attempt last summer to crowd-source the remaining funds needed to obtain my degree. Despite the well wishes and contributions from many in the...



by James Hanley What are your thoughts on the sequester issue?- What’s going to happen? – Will there be a deal? Will the Tea Parties allow a deal? – Will Boehner craft a working...


When Bad Public Policy Meets Bad PR

Yeah, so that’s not going to do much to ease parents fear of guns in the classroom. My only question is, how was Obama able to control the arc of the ricocheting bullet?


The Times They Are A-Changin’

My fraternity days were just 15 years ago, and my house was probably more liberal than most.  But although I treasure my experience, that doesn’t change the fact that an idea like this would...


The Work Done by “Very Smart People”

We all rely on, and are duped by, very smart people. It happens all the time, and we can’t do otherwise. Let’s start with someone I think probably no one doubts is a bigot:...


Thursday Night Bar Fight #2: When Animals Attack!

Note: Thursday Night Bar Fights is a new FP regular feature.  In a nutshell, each Thursday I’ll offer up a topic for folks to chime in and argue about – but each topic will be...