J.C. Bourque
J.C. Bourque

J.C. Bourque is a recovering liberal whose rantings can be found in his book “Squeezed: Rear-Ended by American Politics.” If you didn’t care for this essay, you won’t like the book, either.

Flyover Folks Sideline Coronavirus Bureaucrats To Enjoy Classic Car Show

The classic car show was noisy, random, and unsupervised by busybodies — the perfect opportunity to flip a giant community middle finger to liberal scolds and meddling bureaucrats everywhere.

A Hurricane Taught My Neighborhood How Not To Waste A Good Crisis

Ingenuity and hard work, with neighbors cooperating for the good of all, provided a chance to bond with others and witness the best of people on glorious display.

What I Saw When I Attended A Donald Trump Rally In Colorado Springs

It was inspiring to spend the day with my fellow citizens from all walks of life, united behind one idea: We are Americans first, before anything else. And we want our country back.

The Hardware Store Proves We’ll Never Erase The Sexes From Our Language

You see, I needed a self-centering hole locator to finish a rim joist on the deck we were building, and a pipe nipple, ballcock, and pipe dope for some plumbing repairs. I also needed to buttress a groin vault.

Here’s What Happened When I Tested Whether Speech Crimes Equal Violence

One continually baffling aspect of PC is the contention that perceived or even hallucinated offensive speech is equivalent to physical violence.

Why Eating Rice Is The No. 1 Cultural Appropriation Guilt Trip

If you eat rice, you should be ashamed of yourself. You are stealing from so many cultures at once that you might not even know who to apologize to.

10 Reasons My Cat Deserves To Win The Intersectional Victim Olympics

One’s Victim Score can be used to demand special dispensations from society or state-enforced obedience by non-woke citizens to inane rituals.

It May Be Cold Outside, But It’s Sure Hot In Here

I was just starting to read when the first words of that disgusting celebration of date rape seared my sensibilities: ‘I really can’t stay (but baby, it’s cold outside).’

The Internet Thinks I’m A Girl, And Even Though I’m Not It’s Pretty Exciting

The evidence that the web thinks I’m female is the advertisements. They’re completely inappropriate to my online behavior.

The Left Is Lying To Itself. They Loved Trump’s Inauguration

If people are taking to the streets to express their fear and anger, why do so many of them look so happy? Nostalgia.

A Suicidal Libertarian’s 10 Questions To Ask Before You Vote

If we’re looking for the best worst-case scenario, simply voting against one of the candidates may not deliver that outcome. We need a more-scientific method of choosing our executioner.

A Handy Guide To The New Gender Pronouns

We libertarians get particularly choleric when people try to use government force to curtail our freedoms, like speech. Telling me how to speak is just as bad as trying to shut me up.

Why All The Hippies Morphed Into Campus Fascists

How the flower people transformed our universities and colleges into the most rigid, closed-minded, repressive, unthinking sort of society.