Posted in Human Interest Opinion/Editorial Top Stories

My Open Letter to the Guy Crossing the Street Against Traffic Without Looking up

Dear person who never looks up while crossing the street, no matter how much traffic there is, Hey, how’s it going? I hope I didn’t interrupt you from anything important. Please, by all means, go ahead and finish texting LOL…

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Posted in Health Human Interest Opinion/Editorial

The secret to maintaining your New Year’s Resolutions…

… is never to make any, of course. I mean, seriously. Just look at my track record over the past twenty years.

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Posted in Human Interest Opinion/Editorial

My Plan to Stop Racist Bigots (A Modest Proposal)

I’m going to tolerate respectable MIC racism for decades and shout down anyone who starts imagining things and calling me a bigot. Then when my racism starts turning into genuinely indecent racism, I am going to let these ignorant right-wing…

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Posted in Opinion/Editorial Serious Commentary

A Mini Manifesto

In the first blog post I ever published on the blog, Jonathan Arts and Critique, I said: I am: Pro peace, not merely anti war. Pro privacy, not merely anti state voyeurism. Pro speech, not merely anti censorship. Pro capitalism, not merely…

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Posted in Education Opinion/Editorial

Derailing & Fallacies Masterclass: Graduate from Yahoo Answers to Topix

Pol Pot’s Pleasure PWNK I can’t stand Pol Pot because he’s really nasty. I don’t think he is my leader. OMG!!! Yeah but isn’t his adversary Ho Chi Minh nasty too? Would you protest if Ho Chi Minh was in power instead?

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Posted in Opinion/Editorial Serious Commentary

Ireland: Reproductive Agency is One Thing, Intrusive Meddling is Another

Some may feel yesterday’s piece on Amnesty International, abortion, and Ireland is flippant. I can certainly see why people might think that; but I am 100% unapologetic. However, I will now speak in a less polemical and satirical manner, and…

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Posted in Opinion/Editorial Politics Religionism

Opinion: Ted Cruz is right. Why We Should Turn Away Refugees

In the wake of the deadly Isis terrorist attacks on Paris which killed 129 people and wounded hundreds more, the issue of whether or not to continue taking in refugees has divided us here in the United States of America,…

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Posted in Opinion/Editorial Society

The case against marriage equality for left-handed people

It’s time patriotic, flag-waving Americans stand up for our God-given right to oppose any minority group that makes us feel slightly uncomfortable. The time is now to raise arms – and legs – against the moral decay of this once…

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Posted in Opinion/Editorial Society

America is the greatest nation on earth – In your FACE, Denmark

On July 4th, we will once again celebrate our independence from the tyranny of England. Those British monarchs can be so oppressive. If it were up to Queen Elizabeth, we’d all be forced to drink Earl Grey tea with every…

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Posted in Opinion/Editorial Society

Top 8 “Thwarted Knight” Excuses (2/2)

Sorry, son. I know I was hard on you (and me?) last time. Still, it’s all downhill from here, don’t worry. 6. You’re twisting my words. OK, so you know words are subject to interpretation. That’s a start. So why…

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Posted in Opinion/Editorial Society

Top 8 “Thwarted Knight” Excuses (1/2)

Everybody knows it’s REALLY, REALLY, REALLY HARD TO BE A MAN!!! ;( And when you’re part of a tragically oppressed subaltern group like yours, there’s no shortage of excuses for justifying your perfectly noble and laudable addiction to telling women…

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Posted in Opinion/Editorial Politics World News

“But Immigration is Complex…” Uh-uh, Not so Fast

Coming up to the 2015 General Election, the inflammatory rhetoric of UKIP is a worrying feature of the complex political scene in the UK. It’s always been complex, of course… Well, we have had politicians who have expanded the suffrage…

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Posted in Kidz Zone Opinion/Editorial

Better parenting through polling

When it comes to parenting, I don’t always make the best decisions. I’m not always sure what the right thing to do is in a difficult situation. Like the time our elder daughter begged and pleaded with me to let…

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Posted in Human Interest Opinion/Editorial

What Happens When a Satirist Feels Uncomfortable at the Satire of Others?

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I can’t seem do the links correctly for these (in bold) Tried using wordpress function, but trial run was unsatisfactory. Please do them for me? EDITOR’S NOTE: No problem. Now I just have to figure out how to…

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Posted in Human Interest Opinion/Editorial

Sorry Men, You Are All Sexists

The moment I tell you “You’re ALL sexists,” some poor Jeremy is gonna wail out: “But we’re not AAALLL like thaaat!!!” But that’s precisely the point. There’s something very significant about the fact that this is precisely the typical response…

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Posted in Human Interest Opinion/Editorial

A Prophet Versus Islamists? What Would Muhammad Say? (2/2)

Previously, as a non-Muslim, I raised the question of the distinction between a living letter and prophet, and a dead letter and prophet. And I’m not so much attempting to intrude from the outside of Islam, to set a “program”…

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Posted in Human Interest Opinion/Editorial

A Prophet Versus Islamists? What Would Muhammad Say? (1/2)

Disclaimer: This is less “humorous” than my usual work (apart from some cheeky memes!), but is not intended as “po-faced” or “solemn.” I’m not suggesting a program or plan for Muslims or non-Muslims, satirists or non-satirists. I’m mainly trying to…

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Posted in Human Interest Opinion/Editorial

UK: No, Not All Anti-Fascists Are Equal

Unparliamentary Fanaticism The tragic fact is that in the United Kingdom, as in many other countries, there is a fascist presence. However, fascist parties are fringe organizations; not least in terms of their electoral power. Yes… over here, it is…

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Posted in Opinion/Editorial Society

Like Martin Luther King, I have a dream

On January 19th, this nation will celebrate Martin Luther King Day. The iconic civil rights leader would have been 86 this year. On a swelteringly hot day in August 1963, Reverend King delivered one of the greatest oratories in American…

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Posted in Opinion/Editorial Politics

Time To Retire Grumpy Old Senators

Everybody seems to be blaming the current do-nothing state of Congress on the fractious squabbling between different ideological factions, particularly those of the Republican persuasion. But maybe it’s not ideology at all; maybe it’s just that we have too many…

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