Archives for October 22, 2012

Wait, did someone put in the wrong tape?

I am uncomfortable discussing ableism and related topics linked to mental illness for several reasons. One is that I don’t know enough about it to ask people to pay a lot of attention to what I have to say. Despite the whingings of my many detractors, I actually do tend to know a fair amount…

I really dislike the commentary on Slashdot. It is worse than reddit in a way. Well, not really, but it is very annoying that an interesting question can be raised, and then seven thousand geekoids feel that it is very important for the world to read their own stupid little joke about the question. If…

Greedy Lying Bastards

Check out this film trailer. Description below. Wildfires in the West. “Brown-Outs” in the East. Farmers losing crops to the worst drought since the Dust Bowl. Climate change is no longer a prediction for the future, but a startling reality of today. The U.S. Pentagon believes it to be a matter of national and international…

Both parties are concerned with the problem and regardless of who is elected, they will take care of it. Because they said so. What? Wait? I got the wrong debate? What? Damn, you mean I have to WATCH these YouTube videos I post!

This is a new ad for the Minnesota 3rd District:

Republicans on Mitt Romney

Lance Armstrong and Arthur. What to do?

Do you know the TV show Arthur? It is a very good kids show on PBS, involving anthropomorphic animals (including Arthur the Aardvark), most of whom are middle school students, who face the daily struggles of life with families, schoolyard dynamics, difficult teachers, etc., and learn lessons and and all that stuff. One of the…