A View from the Bubble

Musings from outside the mainstream.

I’ve got stories too

I’m dating again and so I’m hearing women’s stories again.  Within the first few exchanges they’re telling me about men who are aggressive or looking for sex on the first date.  … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Choose your battles, Liberal

I don’t often agree with Charles Krauthammer, he’s another one of those caustic conservative commentators whose points are well made, but whose columns are little more than intellectual one-upmanship. He seldom offers a … Continue reading

December 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Militants in Malheur standoff acquitted

Gobsmacked.  That was my initial reaction to the not guilty verdict issued by the jury on the armed occupation of the Malheur reserve in Eastern Oregon.  It was interesting, though, … Continue reading

October 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Faith in Politics

In observing various social media feeds after the Vice Presidential debates the subject of faith drew my attention.  For me what is interesting is not what Mike Pence or Tim … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Trucks or Guns?

In this rebuttal we’ll poke holes in the notion that truck and gun are interchangeable.  The tragedy in Nice, where a truck was used, is not at all relevant to the discussion … Continue reading

July 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

The mansions are going to burn

I have an acquaintance who is a former sheriff who worked in the area between the suburbs and the city.  Over the course of thirty years he saw the city encroach … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

After all, we are the oppressors.

It appeared on my Twitter feed and so I clicked; an article on male privilege.  The author, J. Brown, seems earnest.  He is confronting issues he sees in the world and examining the … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment