March 2009

It’s Everywhere

21 March, 2009 // 0 Comments

Consumerist posted a great little list of reasons people get into credit card debt the other day, and I was going to link to it, but then I started reading the comments. And the very first comment was such a great example of sexism that I knew I ...

Not In My Village

19 March, 2009 // 2 Comments

I was talking with a friend recently about the issue of children, and how they are thrust upon society as a collective whole. It’s kind of a recurrent theme for me, I know, but I came to a realization as I was talking with this person about ...

Spare a Kidney?

18 March, 2009 // 0 Comments

One of the things which seems to have ended up on the back burner in the midst of all this fuss over the economic crisis* is health care. Don’t you remember those quaint days during the debates when the candidates got some back and forth going ...

No Excuse

17 March, 2009 // 3 Comments

Ok kids, repeat after me: there is never a reason to hit someone else. Ever. Period. What’s this you say? You already learned this? When you were in kindergarten? Evidently not, because a shocking percentage of the public not only thinks that ...

Keep Your Fingers Crossed

16 March, 2009 // 3 Comments

For the outcome of my Top Secret Project, which I will hopefully be able to publicly discuss soon. We are reaching a critical and delicate point, my friends. If all goes well, all shall be revealed in the very near (and exciting) ...

Put the Nice Lady in a Box

16 March, 2009 // 1 Comment

I’ve been watching the way in which the media handles Michelle Obama with some interest, and a great deal of trepidation. I have to say that thus far, I have been really disappointed, and I see that she’s getting put into the nice First ...

The Week in Television

15 March, 2009 // 2 Comments

Chuck Of all the shows I watch, this one seems to evoke the most ire from people. Every time I casually mention that I watch and enjoy Chuck, people proceed to inform me that it’s “stupid” and they couldn’t get into it. I ...

Degaying the Census

14 March, 2009 // 1 Comment

By request from reader Lindsay, I’m commenting on this Salon article discussing the decision made by the Census Bureau to totally ignore same-sex marriages. I’ve actually been aware of this for several days, and I think it’s ...

In the Alleys

13 March, 2009 // 0 Comments

Happy Friday the 13th! Fort Bragg’s alleys are, in my opinion, the neatest part of town. You never know quite what you’re going to discover, but it’s almost always interesting. Personally, I like going down the alleys becauase they ...
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