Gut Check

The Virginia Freeman's Society

All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy. – Scott Alexander


complacency-and-apathy-300x173Oft times when I sit down after a day at work and begin writing, I do so with a particular question in mind. Who will this help? Despite the success I have been granted approaching things in a more measured way, I suspect in the current culture we live in that had I chosen to curse a little more, dumb down issues to an 8th grade level and 500 words, make outlandish claims of grandeur and throw some kitchy phrases out there, I might have a morning radio show and a couple of lackeys where I can dunk my face in Cheetohs and work on my terminal obesity. Clean cut is the new punk rock and Patrick Henry, or maybe Mises, is the new Karl Marx. In these…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

70 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.