Actual title: 'a sharp suit,a firm grip, and the nuclear family' might have broken the layout of this aged site. Bill Sandifer's take on this broken system.
Culture, Humor & Satire
Now that Bush II and co are out of the big house, it's almost pain free to imagine what might have been. -by John Sammon
Bowling was part of your youth. It's a statement. Not a question.
But what about bowling now? -by Jack CarsonJesus Bomb - The Second Coming
10-part, or so, series. this fall on CBS -by Bill SandiferJesus in a UFO
"Jesus" titled piece on the Rag. Coincidence? Divine intervention? You decide. -by Michael Gray
A Little Light Morning Reading
Bush and Condi and the daily morning ritual... as Bill Sandifer sees it. Is
The US government has been pullin' the wool over our
eyes for too long -by Peter NagourneyRant/ReRant
Reserve your tix for
Batman XV before it's too late -by John GillThe International Volcanic Abatement
Sheldon Wimpfen, "Stop volcanoes now!" Nutritional Foods and You
the wrong rock at a random Vegas convention and you'll find it...
How to Get
The Dirty Rag's Clare clears the way Make your own Douchebag
Hey, it rhymes with 'dirty rag'
John Robertson on the environment No Early Withdrawals
Robertson's take on... well, you decide Santee
John Robertson tackles the
Time On Death Row
The first installment from John Robertson
on smoking from John Robertson
Dirty Rag Election 2000 Archive
on the 2000 Presidential Election Debacle - all of the
Rag's material from Bush vs Gore I
Constitution, Declaration of Independence, etc.
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Dirty Rag Writers Needed. Fame and fortune can't be far behind
Who What Why How Where When?
about the Dirty Rag
Primates and or Morals
Freud and Religion
Read the Unintentional Empowerment Spiel, a fresh reconstruction and critique of Sigmund Freud on religion.
Of Dichotomies and Morals
A defense of veneer theory at the expense of Frans de Waal
Mirror Neurons - Where are Morals?
Recap of recent research identifying where moral faculty resides in the brain.
Ultimatum Game and de Waal
If we prove other primates have a concept of fairness, do they have morals?
Ravens, Primates, Morals (& de Waal)
Ravens are smart. Really smart. How smart? We just told you! Clearly smarter than you.
Game Theory, Meet Veneer Theory
Examining the economy of Frans de Waal's veneer theory vis-a-vis game theory.
Killing In The Name Of
People always said Dan Dreifort needed to pick his battles - what will they say now?
Who Would Jesus Bomb?
JC is coming back, and some think he's gonna be angry
Amicus Brief: Elk Grove v. Newdow
Mister Thorne and the pesky Pledge. Does it pull us apart - or keep us together?
A Rush to Judgement:
My Rush Concert Experience -by Bryan Gibson
Our Protest Songs Are Here
In dire times, Sleater-Kinney Rocks! -by Josh Frank
How can you have diabetes and not be a diabetic?! -by Jack Carson
Female Castration Will End Prostitution
But might piss off a few women -by Shut Up Ed
Mifepristone (RU-486): Myths and Truths
Christina Xenos examines the controversy
Touchy Subject of Abortion
Christina Glawson provides a counterpoint of sorts to the piece above
Memory Foam Mattress
The history of the memory foam mattress and its... um, well, that's about it. -by Evan Knowles
Survivors - from Boom to Bust
Who are the true survivors of the dot-com bust? More importantly, who are the victims? Sarah Town knows.
Life, Liberty and a Mocha Latté
It's 02-02-02 The WEF hits NYC, but don't worry... you can still have your coffee -by Ethan McCarty
What Economic Slowdown?
Winfield Patterson heard the rumors too. A near-striking peek at the reality of the bear.
The Road to Hell
How the best intentions have enslaved the middle class and impoverished the political debate -by Winfield Patterson
What's Wrong With a "Targeted Tax Cut"?
Nothing, if you don't mind being a moving target -by Winfield Patterson