Archive for the ‘politics’ Category

Thursday, November 6, 2008

I live in a Red State

and therefore envy those of you who don’t. I wanted, on Election Night, to be somewhere full of people. But I couldn’t think of where that place might be, in my part of town. …

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Posted in Houston, politics, venting on 11/06/2008 01:35 pm

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

busy-ness; current events

I’ve spent the last few days either writing stuff for money, or else dealing with domestic dramas. Toby is sick, for one thing. We (his vet and I) think his stomach is upset by the dietary change. …

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Posted in domestic, politics, pop culture on 02/06/2008 11:53 am

Friday, November 16, 2007

Days of Our NPR

I’m all wrapped up in the Pakistan drama as it’s revealed to me each morning by NPR. This morning I made my boyfriend listen to it, and then we found out details that compelled me to …

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Posted in fantasies, politics, vanity on 11/16/2007 05:55 pm

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Just Wondering

I have a question.

Why does the president of the United States always have to be an old white man?


I’m just curious. Does anyone know?

Is 2008 the year we’re finally, for the first time ever, …

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Posted in politics, venting on 03/27/2007 09:08 pm

Thursday, May 11, 2006


Of course I have big ol’ opinions on all the current issues of the day… I just can’t always write about them, for fear that I’ll get so pissed off, I’ll hurt someone or myself. But the time has …

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Posted in culture, politics, sexism, venting on 05/11/2006 01:30 pm

Thursday, November 17, 2005

You know why I don’t like to talk about politics?

Because it makes me mad. And then it depresses me. Yes, I take the arguments personally. And not in the sense that I feel like the people I’m debating with …

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Posted in politics, pop culture, psychobabble, vanity, venting on 11/17/2005 02:39 pm

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Kroger may suck, but Target disappoints.

Here’s the email I just sent Target:

Dear Target,

Do you realize that your poor decision to value right-wing religious tyranny over women’s health choices is being discussed all over the Internet? I am …

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Posted in politics, sexism, venting on 11/15/2005 09:11 pm

Monday, November 14, 2005

I’m Dreaming of an Appropriate Christmas

Nothing is more of a turn-off than the local frou-frou shopping centers putting up giant Christmas trees on a hot November 1st.

I know this isn’t the most original topic, but I have to …

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Posted in Christmas, Houston, politics, venting on 11/14/2005 04:11 pm

Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Making Lemons into Angry, Sugar-Free Lemonade

You know, while I’m openly in a bad mood, I may as well post a few things that I’ve been wanting to post, but haven’t because I didn’t want posting those things to put

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Posted in politics, venting on 11/08/2005 08:55 pm