Facebook as the new public square

by Phil Elmore -- I lost a friend last week. I know, because, Facebook told me so. It might, in fact, be more accurate to say that Facebook made the decision for more…

Americans not poisoned by 'chemtrails'

by Phil Elmore -- Look to the sky on a sunny day. There's a good chance you'll see something that looks out of place in nature. If nature abhors the straight line, more…

'Machete': "Mexploitation' at its worst

by Phil Elmore -- Movies are technology. Insofar as movies often push innovation in technology, that much is obvious. When James Cameron developed new equipment and methods for films like "The Abyss" more…

Keeping cops honest

by Phil Elmore -- Recently, I watched an online "viral" video in which a protester holding an "Impeach Obama" sign was roughed up by security personnel at a state fair. While the more…

Green religionists are waging war on you

by Phil Elmore -- Did you recycle this week? Did you bow before the altar of the "green" movement? Did you show proper deference to the secular religion of environmentalism? Did you more…

Ray Bradbury's call for revolution

by Phil Elmore -- "Colored people don't like 'Little Black Sambo.' Burn it. White people don't feel good about 'Uncle Tom's Cabin.' Burn it. Someone's written a book on tobacco and cancer more…

The tangled Web of lies

by Phil Elmore -- The radio ads chill the soul of any small businessperson. A fictional dentist, describing a billing dispute between his practice and a single customer, bemoans his fate after more…

Fluoride fear-mongers

by Phil Elmore -- Two weeks ago in Technocracy, I set out to debunk some of the most glaring conspiracy theories surrounding fluoride – the levels of which are regulated to roughly more…

Big Brother in your ... underwear?

by Phil Elmore -- You know that many of the credit cards in your wallet contain radio-frequency identification chips. You may drive a car with an RFID transponder on your windshield, used more…