Socialism and the Prisoner’s Dilemma

As we march towards the Secret Muslim Totalitarian Socialist Society™, it seems that the earmarks of Socialism are everywhere. Taxes, an institution of civilization that have always been begrudgingly accepted as part of living in a community that serves public needs, are now "Taking from us to give to them." Social Welfare programs, created to … Continue reading Socialism and the Prisoner’s Dilemma

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Lawrence, Kansas

I blog about my travels throughout the country, a survey of America as it is in the twenty-first century. But the 10 Cities Project began as a college kid's longing for freedom.  After 18 years in one town, my dream had been to leave for New York and study writing.  I got accepted to schools, … Continue reading Lawrence, Kansas

The Importance of Being Apathetic: or, The Birth of a Liberal

For most of my young life well through college, I considered myself apathetic to politics because I didn't know enough about the issues to care (as a good little Christian Youth, I was Republican by association, but it wasn't something I got heated up about).  As I have little to no belief in the ability … Continue reading The Importance of Being Apathetic: or, The Birth of a Liberal

The Adventures of a White Mexican (in 3D)

I received my anti-Arizona Immigration Law sticker today (from Presente.org who are sadly out of stickers now). Now, I don't own a car, and even if I did, I would never put a bumpersticker on it (though, if you are so inclined, may I suggest one of these).  Maybe I'll find someone with a McCain/Palin … Continue reading The Adventures of a White Mexican (in 3D)