Guy Somerset

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Guy Somerset writes from somewhere in America. He is a lawyer by profession.


Deep Thoughts

The Importance of Hatred

The Importance of Hatred

June 22, 2013

With all the deintellectualization, deindustrialization, and dehumanization in

Oy Vey!

Weiner the Wanker

Weiner the Wanker

June 14, 2013

I despise Anthony Weiner, and not just because he is protected by pals at The

Idiocracy

Unreality TV

Unreality TV

June 04, 2013

Last week the television channel Animal Planet, which touts itself a primarily

Middle East Conflict

White Lies, Black Borders, and Red Lines

White Lies, Black Borders, and Red Lines

May 07, 2013

Every schoolchild is taught that the evil Germans invaded Poland in 1939

Hubris

The Government That Cried Wolf

The Government That Cried Wolf

May 01, 2013

I do not believe the claims regarding the Boston Marathon bombings. I do not

Cultural Caviar

Separating Fact From Fiction in TV Courtroom Drama

Separating Fact From Fiction in TV Courtroom Drama

April 15, 2013

Now in its sixteenth week, the Jodi Arias trial is being broadcast across the

Pathetic Politicians

Big Talker in Little Asia

Big Talker in Little Asia

April 10, 2013

The world is filled with tough guys who say they are going to smash your face

Trending

The Slop Has Oozed out of the Pigpen

The Slop Has Oozed out of the Pigpen

April 04, 2013

These past months have been awash in the most crass sex crimes of recent

Scandal

Why Cyprus Matters

Why Cyprus Matters

March 28, 2013

Cyprus is a small island in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Turkey and

Bravery Hurts

Iraq: Ten Years After

Iraq: Ten Years After

March 24, 2013

It’s been ten years since the Iraq War was launched. Back then, a few

Hollywood

The Best Films That the Oscars Ignored

The Best Films That the Oscars Ignored

February 24, 2013

This evening is the annual Academy Awards telethon for Harvey Weinstein, and

Vile Bodies

Wrath of the Rotund

Wrath of the Rotund

February 14, 2013

Months ago a portly news anchor in Wisconsin, where people literally dress in

Cultural Caviar

Myth of the Effeminate Poet

Myth of the Effeminate Poet

February 03, 2013

This year was the first time a homosexual poet performed at the Presidential

Scandal

Notre Shame

Notre Shame

January 24, 2013

With revelation of the highly questionable narrative by football player Manti

Meltdown

Asses and Assassins

Asses and Assassins

January 21, 2013

Moments after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School ended, theories of

Vile Bodies

Six Omens for the New Year

Six Omens for the New Year

January 01, 2013

So the apocalypse didn’t quite happen last year. It’s good news for some,

Hollywood

Loathing Lindsay Lohan

Loathing Lindsay Lohan

December 13, 2012

One of my minor irritants is seeing weak people intentionally set up to fail.

Bitch

The Real War on Women

The Real War on Women

December 07, 2012

A popular meme claims there is a “War on Women” in America. Unlike an actual

Eureka!

How Not to Live on $550 Million

How Not to Live on $550 Million

November 29, 2012

In the United States the Powerball lottery has topped $550 million. Far too

Media

A Message to Newsweek

A Message to Newsweek

October 26, 2012

The first copy of Newsweek I ever read was shortly after German reunification

Deep Thoughts

Evolutionary Zen

Evolutionary Zen

October 03, 2012

The upcoming presidential debates will likely sidestep details of immigration,

Islam

Let Them Have Their God

Let Them Have Their God

September 26, 2012

I have no love lost for the Arab world. Aside from the fact that they basically

Ahhh!!!

A Convergence of Colossal Coincidences

A Convergence of Colossal Coincidences

September 19, 2012

When news broke on September 11, 2012 that an American embassy and consulate

Modest Proposals

The Hangman Resurgent

The Hangman Resurgent

September 12, 2012

Ask anyone who has been in law enforcement for a long time what would be his or

Political Truths

If He Only Had a Heart

If He Only Had a Heart

September 06, 2012

Although it sounds trite and perhaps a bit juvenile, the crucial trait for any

Science and Society

A Hero Only Once

A Hero Only Once

August 27, 2012

There was no television readily available when I heard that Neil Armstrong had

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