Archive for the 'Sad' Category

Aug 06 2013

On Nostalgia, Newspapers

I was watching Gone With the Wind yesterday, and it’s a truly awful movie. I mean, I can’t at this moment think of anything enjoyable or redeeming about it unless I missed Rhett slapping Scarlett. Did I miss that? I stopped watching when poor old Scarlet sees her mother dead. In the meantime, Melanie  is deathly […]

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Jan 08 2012

End of the Line?

Published by under Politics,Rants,Sad

Readers of this blog may not be aware that is not just where I post my crappy personal screeds; it’s also a hosting provider. Last month I posted the message below on our front page, and I’d like to repost it here as the US Congress prepares to resume its legislative session for the […]

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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 04 2011


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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Jan 10 2011


Published by under Rants,Sad

I’ve been thinking. Whatever happened to politicians being politicians and activists being activists. Let me break it down. Activists get shit done. They focus on one problem or one section of  a problem and they work their asses off to solve it. Eventually, when they find a solution that works in multiple arenas, they convince […]

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