New Problems in Other Directions

How long have people been voting “for” one candidate, for the sole purpose of voting against another one, while saying, “at least it’s a step in the right direction”? I’ve even seen some people who call themselves anarchists doing this. But no, it’s never a step in the right direction. At best, it’s a step in a different wrong direction.

Victims of Idiocy

Yesterday I learned that one of my favorite restaurants ever–a simple little diner in rural Pennsylvania–has closed for good. It had been in business for a very long time, so it’s extremely likely that the bullshit shutdowns and other idiotic government-imposed restrictions were what killed it.

For Me, For Thee

If you try to arrange things such that the political parasites can’t stick their noses into your business, they call it “money laundering.” Even if you’re not doing anything immoral or illegal, they will still demand the ability to track and snoop on whatever you do, while saying it’s to fight “money laundering” and terrorism.