Category Archives: Rants ‘n’ Whines

It’s not a fricking Tim Burton movie! Gah!

Not that I have anything against Tim Burton, but today I had people either asking me how the new Tim Burton movie was or expressing their hesitation at seeing Coraline because they don’t like Tim Burton. So, because I’m tired … Continue reading

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Thanks, Bright House!

Just got a note from Bright House reminding me that the free subscription they gave us to all the Showtime networks for the month of January is about to expire. (They gave all the cable subscribers a free month of … Continue reading

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Inauguration Day

A few of us went to the house of a friend who lives near the office to watch the Inauguration festivities. While we are all old enough to remain wary of anyone who promises anything in a political speech, you … Continue reading

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And on the other side, it didn’t say nothin’…

“This song is Copyrighted in U.S., under Seal of Copyright # 154085, for a period of 28 years, and anybody caught singin it without our permission, will be mighty good friends of ourn, cause we don’t give a dern. Publish … Continue reading

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Same to you, Florida Amendment 2!

And similar constitutional amendments and discriminatory laws in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, … Continue reading

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Look, you stupid bastard. You’ve got no arms left!

I have started to write something several times since I first heard a local radio talk monster quoting an e-mail from one of his slobbering minions: “Watching the Obama victory last night was like re-living 9/11. I felt just like … Continue reading

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According to most of the McCain supporters I have spoken to, this is our last day of freedom on earth. Should the expected apocalypse of an Obama victory come to pass tomorrow, life as we know it will end. Now, … Continue reading

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Free at last! Free at last!

No more debates! Wheeeee!!! All I got out of this last one was that somehow Obama = Hoover, and McCain is violently opposed to those damned Republicans that have been running the place the last 8 years. Oh, you know … Continue reading

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Campbell Brown: A marshmallow in the middle of a media cowpatty

Every time some yahoo raises the “Obama is a Muslim!” or “He’s an Arab!” argument like they’re some legitimate debating points instead of racist fearmongering, my first reaction isn’t “No, he’s not.” My first reaction is: “and…your point is…?” Finally, … Continue reading

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If it wasn’t for those meddling kids!

Did you know: you can’t spell “asshole” without “Stossel”? It’s true! John Stossel in one of his annoyingly smug 20/20 pieces suggests that young people are too stupid to vote. You can watch the whole thing here. While I don’t … Continue reading

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