Museum of Insult: It’s Time

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(Originally published August, 2010) Insulting, demeaning, degrading, humiliating – expressed, felt, interpreted, and reacted to in kind – radiated to and from all corners of the planet, all cultures, all societies, all eras. Insulting, and insulted, respecting no boundaries; the actions are…

COLLAPSE-O-METER

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    CO2 Level Forest Cover Desertification GDP Sea Life Population 2009 1.72 2009 3,952 2009 12.1 2008 60,587,016 2009 75% 2010 1.10 2008 1.66 2008 3,989 2008 12.0 2007 54,347,038 2008 69% 1990 1.11 2007 2.12 2007 4,077 2006…

Terrorism On The Highway

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Terrorism On The Highway Law enforcement and state governments failed the citizens of this country (U.S.) long before September, 11, 2001, as regards thwarting death and destruction in the name of self-assertive, self righteous behavior. With all due respect to…

Fun With Media #1

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I found these two on opposite walls of a train I was departing, and later, played with the photos (no, I did not alter the originals).                            …

All we are saying is give no war a chance!

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At the very end of every Billy Joel concert I’ve seen, just as he leaves the stage for good, he throws a comment into the microphone, quick as a sucker punch* – “Don’t take shit from no one.” I first assumed it represented…

Making sense does not always.

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CAN SAVE THE WORLD – NOT Social networking – I recently (July 5, 2011) received an email purportedly from the CEO of friendster.com, announcing the sites new purpose in life now that others have taken over the social network business.…

I need an adjustment! Wealy wealy bad!

    Spoiler Notice! I haven’t seen this film, so I haven’t a clue what it’s about, other than what I see here in this promo – so, be forewarned, I have definite opinions that relate to almost nothing contained…

Halloween: Trick or Mystery?

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“I don’t know about you, but…” Well of course I don’t know about you, but as for me, I could easily trade Halloween in for another celebration, call it, “Mystery Day.” I like a fun day, as much as you…

Don’t Fly. Burn wood. Make charcoal. Sail ships.

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Being single, I sometimes read a lot of online profiles, and many are on a site that eschews an environmentally aware status, that is, they are prominently “green.” This is a good thing, but I’m getting increasingly annoyed and baffled by…

iGhetto: the new ghetto.

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  — An isolated place where people are segregated from the aristocracy or upper classes. That pretty much sums up the origin of the word, ghetto. As to motivations for creating or allowing ghettos to exist, one could argue political, social, and economic…