Superheros, Baseball, and American Values

With the inevitable cancellation of Netflix’s The Punisher looming over fans of the gritty Marvel series, I’d like to take this time to talk about the real reason the streaming network is canning the entire Marvel Universe. It has nothing to do with pressure from Disney, and everything to do with American values. Last year, […]

Are TV Channels Finally Dead?

Over the past few years, the way in which we access television shows has completely changed. You no longer need to tune in to a specific network at a specific time in order to watch your favorite show. In fact, you don’t even need to own a television to watch it! Thanks to improvements in […]

Prohibition Loses Again with Repeal of PASPA

Sports betting fans in the US have a lot to be thankful for right now. For over two decades, they’ve been unconstitutionally robbed of a simple right that many hundreds of millions of people enjoy the world over. Thanks to the repeal of PASPA we’ll finally be able to enjoy the dual pleasures of watching […]

The ABC’s Of Thanksgiving In America

America! Most Americans are shocked and enraged when they realize that the rest of the world does not celebrate their bloated holiday. Get over it. Black Friday Back in ancient times, the day after Thanksgiving was a quiet and friendly time. Most everyone was off work or out of school, so you slept in, you […]

The Best Pop Movie Award: Coming in 2019

The Best Pop Movie Award: Coming in 2019 And the Oscar Goes to: On August 7, 2018, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences governors, a.k.a. those people who continue to not recognize your favorite movie, announced they would finally recognize your favorite movie. You heard that right. Starting in 2019, a new Oscar […]

From Our Mailbox: Hydros Are for Tourists

From Our Mailbox: Hydros Are for Tourists We get plenty of mail here at Ruthless, advertising inquiries and the usual spam and hate mail. Every once and a while we get the benefit of the real-life experience of our readers. Todd Gack has written several fine articles about the wonderful world of work and meth, […]

The ABC’s Of The Opioid Crisis

The ABC’s Of The Opioid Crisis Here at Ruthless, we are no strangers to drugs. We also realize that in The United States, there is a big problem with both prescription drug abuse, diversion of Rx drugs, and the use of illicit drugs. We know that as long as drugs are available or can be […]

Libertarians of the World, Unite

We are well aware of the libertarian approach to life in general: get the government off our backs and people will unite to effect civilizational progress. There are three basic difficulties with this approach. First, it assumes that people working together will unite for the common good instead of for the good of those so […]

America: The Greatest Country on Earth-Yes or No?

  We, at Ruthless, love to get mail from our readers. Since we have many international readers, we often get mail that is not exactly flattering to the old Red, White and Blue. We get it. One of our readers from Germany stated flatly that the USA is not the best country in the world. […]

The ABC’s of Rape: Bill Cosby Edition

Abortion-No way, woman. Raped by your father? Too bad, enjoy your little bundle of joy. Raped by a stranger, even a criminal with former rape convictions? Prepare to be forced to carry to term and even to give the criminal visitation rights. Even if your pregnancy is much more than an inconvenience, that is just […]