Posted on Nov 17, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: Autism Still Sucks

Posted in Culture, Members Only

If you search my name and the word “ableist” online, you will find a very angry blog post from 5 years ago about what a terrible person I am for picking on autistic people. Back in 2013, I saw a segment of some show or another about awesome autism is. During this segment, whoever was in charge thought it would be nice to showcase the amazingness of high functioning...

Posted on Oct 12, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: It’s Different This Time

Posted in Members Only, Politics

I can’t say for certain what it’s like in other countries, particularly those with parliamentary governments and multiple major parties, but I suspect that people are forever calling for “crushing” this party or “defeating” that party as a matter of course. It’s natural to want your party, or at least the parties closest to your ideology, to be one top and that means beating the opposition. That’s certainly how...

Posted on Sep 20, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: The Collapsing Hope Of White America

Posted in Members Only

As a white man, I don’t take any particular pleasure in writing about how much white people, especially white men, in America suck. We’re racist. We’re greedy. We’re unbelievably self-centered. We’re violent. And above all, despite our insistence that we are the greatest thing to ever exist, we are as fragile as spun glass. This doesn’t apply to all of us, of course. People exist on a spectrum. I’m...

Posted on Sep 13, 2018

MEMBERS ONLY: The Case for Open War Against the Republican Party

Posted in Members Only, Politics

The Republican Party has got to go. Period. Anyone still interested in little things like freedom or justice or even being allowed the luxury of ignoring politics have to vote Republicans out of office at every level of government. Nothing else matters now except removing them from power and banishing them from the public square. If you’re wondering just how dangerous the GOP has become, consider the words of...