Don Surber

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Yep, gay marriage does lead to polygamy

Opponents of gay marriage said it will lead to legalizing polygamy.

And it has.

Killer Robots and clickbait

Bu-bu-but Love Wins

Joseph Bucklin fired the first shot in the Revolutionary War

The Gaspee Affair is a seminal event in the American War for Independence that predates the Boston Tea Party. The confrontation also is where the Patriots fired the first shot of the Revolutionary War, three years before the Shot Heard Round The World at Concord. That the shooter fired at sea and not on land gets to the core of the American grievances with the Crown: onerous customs taxes that made legal commerce nearly impossible. However, the Gaspee Affair is as lost in the sea of history as the ship itself as the man who fired that first shot.

Allow me to rescue him.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

I tweet

Tweet of the day

Guest post

Welcome to the Watcher's Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the 'sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by someone from outside the group for consideration by the whole Council.Then we vote on the best two posts, with the results appearing on Friday morning.

42 million Muslims can't be wrong?

The support for the Islamic State continues to grow.

At least 42 million Muslims support the group, a survey showed.

Another faked hate crime

The report from CNN sounded horrible. The Advocate ran its own version, "Young Gay Business Owner Repeatedly Terrorized in Utah. Rick Jones had 'Die Fag' carved into his arms after being knocked to the ground and nearly forced to drink bleach."

That was at 4:11 p.m., June 14, 2015.

The Canadian who became an Exceptional American

In honor Canada Day, I profile James Jerome Hill, an exceptional American who happened to be born in Canada.