Monthly Archives: February 2012

Just Plane Mean

I’ve done my share of business traveling and learned to not mind it too much, although I have never been capable of relaxing in an airplane.   No, drugs don’t help, at least the ones that I’ve tried (although I’m … Continue reading

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Rick Santorum’s Excellent Bulimia Adventure

I spent all day trying to get over this already, but I just can’t.  I.  Just.  Can’t. “What kind of country do we live in that says only people of nonfaith can come into the public square and make their … Continue reading

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Hats In the Ring

The way I see it, the ‘Pubs are so set on destroying one another in their race back to the 12th  century that none of the long-shoed, red-nosed, horn honking, seltzer-squirting  candidates have a chance to beat the Kenyan Socialist … Continue reading

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Filler (I said and filler I did and that’s why I don’t work there any more)

Well, that was exciting.  But we’re back on-line.  Binky, the kitten formerly known as Eohippus (and sometimes still is), decided that a game of grab ass with his big red brother Rudy was just what was needed, and so what … Continue reading

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Cuppa Uranus

Okay — I’ll be the first to admit that when it comes to Me and the Real World, the obvious just isn’t.    My eyes are all fucked up — I literally don’t “see the world” the way most human … Continue reading

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You Say Virginia, I Say Vagina

Okay…. so who’s in the mood to get pissed off?  Read on! RICHMOND, Va. — A bill requiring a woman to get an ultrasound before having an abortion is poised to pass Virginia’s legislature this week, placing it on track … Continue reading

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Explosive Laughter

I came across the following account in an article discussing the Taliban’s business model for ransom-based kidnapping in Pakistan: Over time the hostage developed relationships, of a sort, with his captors. Allowed to roam the compound, he fell into casual … Continue reading

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I get a call from a friend in Boston — he’s arriving in Fort Lauderdale, and needs a lift to the car rental agency.  No problem, man.  Hey, how about those Patriots? “Fuck you, asshole!” That cost him Sunday morning … Continue reading

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It’s Only Words

I don’t why this strikes me as funny but it does.   Nobody to whom I showed it thinks it’s funny, either, even when I explain (lamely) that when I read it, I understand it to be a dispenser of … Continue reading

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Winging It in Dania Beach

Dania Beach wants its name back on the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport sign….The City Commission passed a resolution Tuesday night asking the Broward County Commission to add the city’s name on signs used to identify the airport. “It’s important to … Continue reading

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