Tagged: culture

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Lolly, lolly, lolly get your election fraud here…

More interesting to me up to and on election day isn’t who voted or who’s in the running, it’s who tried to stop others from voting by playing dirty pool. It seems that there’s nothing out there that’s up to...

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two turntables and a long-ass line

According to secret hobo sources, Beck is playing the backstage at the Black Cat tonight. At first I was jazzed, but there’s already an Apples in Stereo concert there, it was announced yesterday and I doubt I feel like standing...

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Sweet liquid validation

Report: Drinkers Earn More Money Than Non-Drinkers Drinkers earn 10 to 14 percent more money at their jobs than nondrinkers and men who drink socially, visiting a bar at least once a month, bring home an additional 7 percent in...

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standard gratuity

Continuing the subject of what to tip your server for bad service comes this AP article seen in the Washington Post: Waiters’ Tip Fight Grows One former waiter, Yakup Ulutas, is proposing restaurants change the system. Ulutas, a 36 year-old...

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trust no one

I’ve been following the news about the Seattle craigslist sex scandal for a few days now and I’m starting to think this is one of the most telling reasons why I can’t stand some people on the internet. If you...

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quick pet peeve

This just popped back to the front of my mind while IMing with Serge. People need to stop casually using the word rape when what they often mean is that they were inconvenienced. While I’m sure that none of my...

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I admit it, I’m a big ‘mo

When I look at the picture of Tom/Katie/Suri on the cover Vanity Fair, all I can think is that Suzanne Sugarbaker came by the house before the pictures and gave the parents a baby wig to slap on that child....

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very disturbing

John Karr, who recently admitted to (accidentally, says he) killing Jon Benet Ramsey, has an online resume (pdf link) for his teaching experience. Most disturbing is where he details his experience as a caregiver. I’m certainly glad that he was...

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newsround

Bush caught off-guard in chat with Blair | CNN Apparently not expecting an open mike to pick up his remarks, Bush told Blair: “See the irony is what they need to do is get Syria to get Hezbollah to stop...

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Weekend Recap-a-licious

I realized that I was getting a bit wordy, so decided to split up the “today sucks” post from the “weekend” post. 🙂 There’s really no rhyme or reason to the breaks, I just got long-winded. The weekend was pretty...

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Online, everyone has bulletproof social armor

Someone to Watch Over Me (on a Google Map) | NYT …like many of my generation, I consistently trade actual human contact for the more reliable emotional high of smiles on MySpace, winks on Match.com and pokes on Facebook. I...

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Man-Woman

Same-Sex Marriage Ruled Out in New York, Georgia | Washington Post The highest courts of New York and Georgia ruled yesterday that same-sex couples are not entitled to marry, delivering a twin blow to gay rights advocates that leaves Massachusetts...

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What the–?

Lady Liberty Trades In Some Trappings | Memphis Journal via NYT MEMPHIS, July 4 — On Independence Day, Lady Liberty was born again. As the congregation of the World Overcomers Outreach Ministries Church looked on and its pastor, Apostle Alton...

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The Way I See It #130

It will do us little good to wire the world if we short-circuit our souls. There is no delete button for racism, poverty or sectarian violence. No keystroke can ever clean the air, save a river, preserve a forest. This...