Beware online 'fembots'

by Phil Elmore -- Every day, two or three extremely attractive 20-something girls friend me on Facebook. I say "girls" and not "women" because when you're a middle-aged man, anybody who's still more…

The real Big Brother is us

by Phil Elmore -- George Orwell's "1984" depicts a dystopian world in which Big Brother, the all-powerful government, monitors and analyzes everything citizens do, punishing them whenever they commit thoughtcrime. The irony more…

Neutralizing the social-justice bullies

by Phil Elmore -- In the world of the Social Justice Whiner, or SJW, nothing is not offensive. SJW politics are built on mining the never-ending fountain of outrage that is social more…

Subway's creepy loser: I told you so!

by Phil Elmore -- "I told you so" just doesn't seem emphatic enough right now. More than a month ago, in the column "Subway dumped him – so should his friends," I more…

The myth of China's economic prowess

by Phil Elmore -- "With the collapse of the Soviet Union as a superpower, we in the United States became complacent, at least to a certain degree," I wrote six years ago more…

The dangers of innovation

by Phil Elmore -- When I was growing up, my father was a firm believer in two things: technology and manly responsibility. Our home was a testament to both these ideals. There more…