Tag Archives: San Francisco

My Fourth Published Short Story Is Now Live

I’m happy to announce that Issue 8 of Plasma Frequency Magazine is now live with my fourth published story, “Spirals and Starways”. You can find it here. I look forward to hearing your feedback! Advertisements

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The End of an Era: The Final Flight of the Space Shuttle Endeavour

September 21st may have marked the end of an era for America’s manned space program. The space shuttle Endeavour flew a final victory lap over California. The pictures above and below show the shuttle passing over Alcatraz and by the … Continue reading

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Biting the Hand That Feeds: Occupy Protestors Close Apple Store on Black Friday

The video above shows Occupy Oakland protestors accosting a customer trying to enter the Apple Store in San Francisco on Black Friday. So much for the movement being a whole new paradigm — a whole new paradigm in thuggery, perhaps.

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Politically Incorrect in San Francisco?

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Foreclosure on Wall Street West Fizzles

Today, Foreclosure on Wall Street West conducted a demonstration against Wells Fargo Bank. The protestors also blocked customers from accessing their funds. Overall, the protest seemed quite small, as far as San Francisco protests go. I planned to conduct some … Continue reading

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Freedom of Expression Fallacy: BART Right to Suspend Cell Service to Avert Dangerous Protest

“It was a recipe for disaster… The fact that they started to conspire to commit illegal actions on the station platform was our concern. I asked myself: If my wife, mother or daughter was on that platform, would I want … Continue reading

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Homage to Nancy Pelosi

A left-leaning blogger at Poison Your Mind has suggested that the GOP is insane from top to bottom. I do not disagree that many Republicans have behaved rather irrationally in recent years. That said, the Democratic Party has its fair … Continue reading

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What Do Disruptive Protestors Really Accomplish? Hint: The Opposite of What They Intend

Yesterday, it took me nearly two hours to get home from San Francisco. It normally takes me about an hour using Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). Yesterday, someone thought it would be a fantastic idea to disrupt the BART system, forcing … Continue reading

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San Francisco Wants to Ban Pet Ownership

Fresh from its triumphant victory against the perfidious, imperialist forces of McDonald’s Happy Meal toys, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has set its sights on nobler pursuits like banning circumcision, and ending the ignominious institution of pet slavery. That’s right you anthropomorphic … Continue reading

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