Free McDonald’s In Asia

Free McDonald’s In Asia   If you live in many parts of Asia (including Singapore, Taiwan, and Hong Kong), there’s a good chance that McDonald’s wants to give you free food every day. I know that McDonald’s doesn’t have the best reputation, for a variety of reasons.  While I certainly wouldn’t advocate eating at McDonald’s […]

Inherit the Wind Canceled by Zealots: A Win For Freedom in America

Today, Playbill put out an article entitled Local Production of Inherit the Wind Canceled Due to Religious Objections.  The Mankato Free Press wrote about it here, three days earlier.  And it got me thinking. Freedom can be bittersweet in its beauty. A rural Minnesotan town of 13,000, founded by conservative Lutherans 160 years ago and home to […]

Free Wi-Fi in Taiwan at 7-Eleven

Everybody here in Taiwan knows that 7-Eleven has a really good thing going.  It’s hard to walk more than a block without running into one…sometimes, they’re directly across the street from each other.  Recently, I discovered a very cool program that 7-Eleven offers: free wi-fi! Now, as we all know, freedom isn’t exactly free; you’re […]

Walmart Syndrome: Why Americans Don’t Recognize Internet Censorship

If you ask the average net-savvy American about internet censorship, they’ll often reference the Epitome of Internet Censorship on our planet: The People’s Republic of China.  The PRC blocks so many sites, it’s freaky.  We all know how things like Facebook and Twitter and YouTube are blocked, but they often block benign sites, too (like […]