Monthly Archives: October 2013

Stop rooting for “bipartisanship”

I had a really encouraging experience the other day. I went for a walk down the street, when two nice gentleman approached me. They were both rather large, and they had tattoos on their necks and faces. Before I had … Continue reading

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Easy? No. Kids today do not have it easy.

I did a segment about bullying a few days ago. This conversation — like any conversation that centers around the youth of today — prompted a bunch of emails claiming that kids these days are pampered and “soft.” Kids “have … Continue reading

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EBT recipients stole food this weekend (and every other weekend)

I want to be wrong about this. I don’t want to see it for what it is. I want to see it some other way. Yet I can’t help but draw rational conclusions, because I am, tragically, a rational human … Continue reading

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“You’re a stay-at-home mom? What do you DO all day?”

It’s happened twice in a week, and they were both women. Anyone ought to have more class than this, but women — especially women — should damn well know better. Last week, I was at the pharmacy and a friendly … Continue reading

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It’s not the school’s fault if your kid is a lazy wuss

The halls of your local middle school are likely riddled with posters, banners and bulletin boards, all containing supposedly “motivational” and “informative” messages. If you can block out all of the horrible 12 year olds psychologically and physically tormenting each … Continue reading

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You don’t “lose your freedom” when you have kids

I guess it’s become my tradition on the weekend to pull from the “mailbag” and post a response to an interesting email from the week. I thought I’d switch it up this time around and go with something that isn’t … Continue reading

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An open letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama, You strike me as the sort of man who spends a lot of time staring at his own reflection. I wonder, what do you see when you gaze so admiringly at yourself? What image do you find … Continue reading

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Unfortunately, the government has not “shut down”

Government shutdown? Where? What government shutdown? I keep hearing about this today; people are panicked, hysterical, extremely upset because the “government” has “shutdown.” Have I inadvertently trespassed into some alternate universe? I’m so confused. In my universe, a partial and … Continue reading

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