JCR's Current Events and Other Absurdities

JCR's Current Events and Other Absurdities

A blog documenting the world we are living in now.

A Reflection on "Passive Earning"

16 Jul 2021 5 minute read 6 comments JCRoemer

Over the last three or four years, I've devoted entirely too much time to passive earning activities. And while I can appreciate Warren Buffet telling us that if we don't learn how to earn in our sleep that we'll work until we die as much as the next...

To Say the Things It Would Not Do To Say: The Rise of Sadism in America

4 May 2021 4 minute read 1 comment JCRoemer

We live in an increasingly divided and sadistic society. The sadism shows up everywhere and in odd ways. These are the last series of warning signs before social structures collapse. Let's not mince words, the division is driven primarily by economic...

Banned from Twitter? Okay! I never much liked playing there anyway!

29 Apr 2021 2 minute read 2 comments JCRoemer

For months I've scoffed at conservative pundits claiming that Twitter is stifling free speech. I thought, this is total hyperbole, they are saying offensive things, they are breaking the Terms of Service, they are getting what they deserve.  On March...