The real reason social media exists

by Phil Elmore -- "Social media" is a term that gets thrown about with increasing abandon these days. It is used to refer to sites from Twitter to Facebook to Google Plus more…

How Obama murdered the gun culture

by Phil Elmore -- "Hey, got any .22 ammo?" It's a question every gun owner, every recreational shooter, every prepared citizen has trained himself to ask, every time he walks into one more…

The sociopaths of social media

by Phil Elmore -- Merriam-Webster defines a sociopath as a person suffering from Antisocial Personality Disorder. The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia, in turn, describes Antisocial Personality Disorder as an "often criminal" mental health more…

Anti-vaccine Jenny comes to 'The View'

by Phil Elmore -- It's strange how these things work out. Wait, it's not strange at all: It's as if logic, reason and facts actually work every time they're applied. It's a more…

How the Net shatters marriages & families

by Phil Elmore -- There is a curious traffic taking place across the United States and, for all that is possible, across the world. This traffic is facilitated by social media and more…

Threats on the Net: Don't try this at home

by Phil Elmore -- His name is Josh Pillault, and he could do 10 years in prison. Sylvan Lane, of Opposing Views, outlines Josh's plight succinctly. "In October 2012," Lane writes, "Josh more…

Online connections and the death of shame

by Phil Elmore -- To what degree are you your brother's keeper? No, not your brother by blood. Your fraternity brother. Your "brothers" at work. Your fellow members of any club, organization, more…

Liberals and their propaganda 'statistics'

by Phil Elmore -- It is something so simple, so fundamental, to how we process information, how we judge its validity and how we propagate both fact and misinformation online that we more…

Trial by YouTube

by Phil Elmore -- His name isn't important. For purposes of this discussion, we'll call him "John." He's one man out of the well over 10,000 people, most of them male, who more…