John Ostrowski

Posted June 26, 2006

The latest trend in society is to lay all blame on inanimate and objectively neutral things. For instance, Morgan Spurlock’s propaganda fest Super-Size Me and the lawsuits against fast-food companies are indicative of the national trend shirking the traditional concept of personal responsibility for the easier and less responsible notion that personal problems are undoubtedly society’s problem and therefore the burden for solving them should fall on society. Another example of this epidemic of stupidity would be lawsuits against gun manufacturers.

Posted June 20, 2006

The Internet is the newest and most free medium of communication, which can be used to both check government and counter the mainstream media. This means, of course, that the government is already looking to regulate it. If certain legislators have their way, the end of free blogging on the Internet will come sooner rather than later.