Today we discuss how sacred the idea of “separation of church and state” is to our national dialogue. Yet, for many of us, there are more issues even MORE sacred than religion. How about healthcare? Or consumption? Or family itself? Are we hurting children by not separating them from the state and keeping them separate from the market? This is a quick one. Also, check out on iTunes if you use the podcast.. Read More
Podcast: Disney Fun Time and The Destruction of the Family
Explorations of my recent Disney Dream ocean cruise, an analysis of different types of entertainment, the failure of the kids club, why people go on vacation to be uncomfortable, how Disney owns Star Wars in worse ways than you thought, the poor cruise ship workers and our Western fate, when I worked at Disney, and parental death as both plot device and a reflection of our dissolving families. No need to read.. Read More
Podcast: The F-Word in America Part II: The New England Patriots Suck!
We explore whether American nationalism is a feature of American fascism or just a good healthy dose of collectivism. Topics include Reagan, Bush and Obama, The Flag, the pledge of allegiance, fascism, nationalism in the media and music, kids patriotic school songs, history class, Toby Keith, “Made in America”, the Superbowl and the might New England Patriots. Listed below is my outline for the show. Don’t read it, it’s just for search bots.. Read More