Kids These Days

40% of Millennials OK with limiting speech offensive to minorities

40% of Millennials OK with limiting speech offensive to minorities American Millennials are far more likely than older generations to say the government should be able to prevent people from saying offensive statements about minority groups, according to a new analysis of Pew Research Center survey data on free speech and media across the globe…the […]

Murdoc doesn’t get the love for this guy

Neil DeGrasse Tyson comedian

Had to wait in line to renew a Passport allowing me to visit members of my own species across artificially conceived borders. — Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) February 5, 2015 What a dumbass. UPDATE: Or maybe Murdoc is just missing the point that he’s a comedian pretending to be a scientist and that many others […]

The Most Important Thing

the most important thing happening in this country

Confederate flag down, but what happens now? Legions of people clapped, cheered and cried as South Carolina lowered the Confederate battle flag. But the euphoria of a moment that was more than a decade in the making quickly began to shift to a hard question to answer: What exactly had been accomplished for race relations […]

Murdoc Agrees: Down with Satan

Been a while since Murdoc got any real hate mail. He hopes that this sort of thing indicates that he’s on the comeback: America and American army are Satan’s soldiers Down with all of you and satan Ah, just like the good old days. UPDATE: Also it appears that Murdoc’s Twitter feed is operational once […]

Courageous Restraint

U.S. Soldiers Urged Not to Shoot Taliban at Night so Locals Can Sleep Reports indicate U.S. soldiers and British Royal Marines have been urged to show “courageous constraint” by not shooting Taliban members spotted planting IEDs. The reason? Shooting them might disturb the locals. Murdoc would like to assume that this is being sensationalized way […]

Take off, hoser

Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr has been transferred to Canada to serve out the remainder of an eight-year prison sentence for having killed an American soldier in a 2002 firefight in Afghanistan: This is the same Khadr who pled guilty at a military commission trial in 2010 to killing one of those 2,000 troops, Army Sergeant […]