Posts Tagged: polemics

Triangulation (or: Appropriate Levels of Rudeness)

Standard disclaimer: If you’re worried this post is about you, then it’s not about you at all. The people it’s about will never believe it’s about them. One of the things I can’t stand (yes again with those) is people who don’t listen to you until you’re rude to them. You can say the same

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Why I Hate Movable Type

If I can’t remember the Movable Type tag to include a module in template, I have to go through 40 clicks before I can even DOWNLOAD THE FUCKING MANUAL (WTF?!) to read it to find the damned tag. MAKE IT FUCKING EASIER, PEOPLE. Fucking learn something from Apple. Somehow, I have no hopes whatsoever that

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Bigotry and anti-gay hate at the Republican National Convention

Pastor Donnie McClurkin will be performing at the Republican National Convention. Among other things, McClurkin thinks homosexuality is a “curse,” that it’s caused by men raping small children, that being gay is a choice, that it can be cured, and most explosively, that gays are trying to “kill our children.” He’s come to those conclusions

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Somebody stole my rainbow Flag

From in front of my house, for the second time. I’m pretty pissed about it. However, my name is etched onto the pole, and the flag is super-glued to the pole, so whoever has it, if they stole it to put outside their house, won’t be able to display it without me finding it. I

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house buying woes

So… once again I’m at that crucial point where I have an offer on the table and things aren’t going well. In this case, the seller isn’t willing to give anything in the negotiations at all, and I’m basically walking in screwed from the start. Looks like I’m going to lose another one, which will

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DECLARE WAR

This is no different than Pearl Harbor. We need to DECLARE WAR. This is a good reason, maybe for the first time in a long time.

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Poor Customer Service Experience

I bought two mattresses last Saturday (March 10th) at Kittle’s Rooms Express and when I paid for them, I arranged to have them delivered tomorrow (Saturday, March 17th). They were supposed to call me at work and arrange the delivery time. So several days went by, and I got no phone call, and just as

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On the Subject of Swearing

Salon.com question: A Michigan man faces a possible jail term of up to 90 days and a $100 fine for swearing in front of children, after he was dumped from his canoe. His attorney has argued the charges are ludicrous, since profanity is so pervasive in our culture. While most of us might agree that

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