Author: F. Andy Seidl

The Global Warming Consensus Gap

The media tends to present every story as having two sides.  It makes for good TV—or  radio, press, blogs, etc.—to present arguments from “both sides” of the issue.  It creates ready-made conflict and absolves the host journalists from actually following…

Welcome to the World Wide Web

It was twenty years ago today Tim Berners-Lee taught the world to play (online)… Technically, it was April 30, 1993 when CERN released the World Wide Web into the public domain.  And to commemorate the anniversary, they have resurrected the…

Thirty-one

Clearly, the smartest move I’ve ever made: It’s been a great thirty-one years.  My best friend and I have managed to do quite a few things together since then. For example, we… Graduated from UM (three times); moved to Chicago (two times);…

Separation of church and state?

No; not here in Jesusland. On Wednesday, lawmakers in Washington turned the capitol into a house of prayer.  Speakers included Newt Gingrich, Christian author Eric Metaxas, and one of our favorite crazy ladies, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minnesota). Here’s some of…

John Oliver on Gun Control

The Daily Show’s John Oliver did a brilliant three-part series on gun control in Australia and what we, here in the U. S., can do to ignore their results.   John Oliver Investigates Gun Control in Australia—Part 1 John Oliver…

Coming Soon?

I’m in in the process of moving my FAS Talk blog from http://faseidl.com to this new http://talk.faseidl.com sub-domain.  I’m also experimenting with using Facebook commenting for this new blogsite, so please feel free to leave comments! 😉 Also visit me…