California Proposition 37: Vote No

Proposition 37 in California calls for mandatory labeling of GMO foods and those in favor of it are arguing that it should pass because “we have a right to know.”  However, there is one big problem with that argument: there is no such thing as a “right to know.” This bill forces manufacturers to label their foods in ways they do not agree with, and there is no such thing as a “right” to violate another’s rights. Continue reading

The Netflix Price Increase of 2011

netflix_logo2Netflix has been on a bit of roller coaster ride as a company, as most people who subscribe to the service or love movies and follows such things already know.  The story is not unlike a bad M. Night Shyamalan movie; it’s got twists, turns, and is often based on such lame and asinine premises that one just has to laugh at the crazy plot points. Continue reading