The Comical Skeptic

Something to Remember This 5th of November
Something to Remember This 5th of November

Listen, guys, I’ve lurked on 4chan. I, too, like the idea of Popular revolt. I’m an American. I pretty much┬áhave to enjoy such a thought. I also loved V for Vendetta. Although I haven’t read the graphic novel yet. Don’t judge me. But with all the “Remember, remember, the fifth of November” posts that will

If the Confederate Flag Isn’t Racist, Why Are Its Most Vocal Supporters Racists?
If the Confederate Flag Isn’t Racist, Why Are Its Most Vocal Supporters Racists?

The refrain “Heritage not Racism” has been heard so many times recently in defense of the Confederate Battle Flag that it almost turns my stomach. The folks who say it clearly have no concept of irony, because they’ll often rail off on a tangent about how much they love their half-black grandbaby even though her

Confederate Battle Record Meme
Confederate Battle Record Meme

There’s a notion going around that the CSA’s armies had particularly brilliant leaders and often won despite overwhelming odds. The truth is, they had a relatively modest .434 average (the Union’s average was exactly the same, so don’t assume that I’m making any claims as to the Union army being superior). It’s just that the

Most Likely to Commit Terrorist Acts on US Soil? Not Who You’d Think
Most Likely to Commit Terrorist Acts on US Soil? Not Who You’d Think

I’m sure everyone has had their fair share of folks complaining and shouting about terrorists and “Islamic extremists” attacking the United States. Or you’ve heard the rallying cries of “Benghazi” at some point or another. Unfortunately for those folks, according to a study by The New America Foundation, it turns out that the most likely