Archive for February, 2011

Feb 25 2011

PBS

Published by under Politics,Rants,TV

I’ve been watching this pretty good documentary on Auschwitz. I’ve become, in my more recent years, more and more of a history buff. It started as an obsession with cults and religious groups and serial killers. And then someone might have told me I was “worse than Hitler,” which would have been funny if it […]

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Feb 18 2011

Chris Smith, Y U No Like Women?

Published by under Politics,Rants,Sad

Last night the House of Representatives voted to withdraw $330 million of federal funding from Planned Parenthood. At the same time they voted to spend $1.5 billion more on defense, including $7.5 million for the Army to sponsor a NASCAR car. In defense of the cuts, Republicans in the House gave inflammatory, vulgar speeches, one […]

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Feb 12 2011

V-Day

Published by under Personal,Rants

Hello, my friends. And may I wish you a happy valentine’s day weekend. People get really touchy about Valentine’s Day. I don’t understand why. Here are the complaints I usually hear. I’m single. Boo-hoo. My response: Well, do something for yourself. Booze, food, gadgets, girly stuff, whatever. Donate the money you would spend on someone […]

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Feb 04 2011

Yesterday

Published by under Personal,Sad

I wrote an entry yesterday and Michael said it was a horrible guilt trip for my parents. Which is why I almost didn’t write it and am currently considering “un-writing” it. I think it’s important to remember that I subscribe to the “every parent fucks up their child” view of life. One day M and […]

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Feb 02 2011

Hitting Kids

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I’ve put off writing this entry for a long time for a lot of reasons. Primarily, I don’t want to be misunderstood. So I’m smacking a big, old warning sticker over this entry to emphasize two points. Yes, my parents sometimes spanked/hit me. Many kids have this experience. It does not make a parent a […]

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