2112: Revisiting Rush’s prophetic masterpiece in the age of computers and the technocracy

The Canadian power trio’s fourth album was a turning point in their career and their most commercially successful effort at the time. It is also perhaps their most prophetic.  Long before our digital age, 2112 is a story of a world controlled by computers, where creativity and individuality is crushed by an all powerful government,… Continue reading 2112: Revisiting Rush’s prophetic masterpiece in the age of computers and the technocracy

Elon Musk: Time’s Person of the Year has become a relentless advocate for freedom, placing himself in the middle of our raging culture wars

It’s an irony of our times that a former South African, a creature of deep-blue, progressive Silicon Valley, and now the richest man in the world should become a divisive, cultural touchstone for the enduring importance of freedom.  Fighting lockdowns and vaccine mandates, Mr. Musk has earned the respect of conservatives and the ire of… Continue reading Elon Musk: Time’s Person of the Year has become a relentless advocate for freedom, placing himself in the middle of our raging culture wars

A common sense, conservative approach to social media regulation rooted in the First Amendment

Twitter’s new CEO isn’t concerned about free speech and plans to restrict content sharing, Facebook is clamoring for government regulation in the name of public safety, and there are increasing calls to break up Big Tech, but is any of this necessary when illegal activity is already illegal?  Otherwise, our focus should be the First… Continue reading A common sense, conservative approach to social media regulation rooted in the First Amendment

Facebook: A whistleblower demands new regulations for social media to protect the children from harmful content

The more things change, the more they stay the same: 36 years ago, Tipper Gore’s Parents Music Resource Council and politicians were taking aim at the music industry, using moral outrage to justify censorship in the name of the children.  At the time, the record industry was also pushing for new taxes, resulting in an… Continue reading Facebook: A whistleblower demands new regulations for social media to protect the children from harmful content

Trump takes on big tech, media responds by claiming “companies can do whatever they want, more or less”

The former President files a class action lawsuit against Twitter, Facebook, and Google claiming that the infamous Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is unconstitutional and abridges Freedom of Speech.  Perhaps needless to say, the media completely misses the point and suddenly seems to think companies aren’t constrained by any laws or principles. Earlier… Continue reading Trump takes on big tech, media responds by claiming “companies can do whatever they want, more or less”

It’s past time to follow the money on coronavirus

Hundreds of billions of dollars is flowing, the media is making instant celebrities, and Big Tech is reaping huge rewards, can anyone say conflict of interest? The media and the experts refuse to talk about it, but coronavirus is big business in the United States. We’re currently conducting around 2,000,000 tests per day with the… Continue reading It’s past time to follow the money on coronavirus

Who are the real authoritarians now?

Banning books, blocking the press, restricting movement, and making lists, the left goes all in on creeping facism For the past four years, the left and their enablers in the mainstream media, have endlessly repeated the refrain that Trump is an “authoritarian.”  In September, Politico blared that “Trump is an Authoritarian.  So Are Millions of… Continue reading Who are the real authoritarians now?