Ooopsy

For the record, I am not a fan of Rahm Emanuel’s. While I admit to being a liberal that doesn’t mean that I think that every person who came into contact with President Obama is suddenly imbued with super political powers. Everyone I know who has met the man, Emanuel that is, describes him as a foul mouthed bully. Watching him ram through privatization of the funding for public works, such as our railroads and sewers, a plan which is still missing key details such as who owns the city…

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Good News If You’re an Impending Robot Overlord

Everything in the universe contains flaws, ourselves included. Even God does not attempt perfection in His creations. Only humankind has such foolish arrogance. – Cogitor Kwyna (Dune: The Butlerian Jihad). Not that you asked, but I happen to like the Dune books not written by Frank Herbert. They are less predictable. Anyway, the quote is nevertheless true. And man’s arrogance is leading, rapidly, to a really (and I mean insanely) bad idea. Back on November 18, 2010, I first wrote about how mankind was greasing the skids to its eventual…

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I Did Not Know that RNC Stood for Rabidly Nude & Crazy

Okay, that’s a cheap shot at the Republican National Convention which just wrapped up in Tampa. And I can certainly understand why the local media in Florida decided to downplay some of the zanier stories coming down the pike. It was a chance for their state to shine on the international stage so, obviously, the last thing anyone would want is actual Floridians on TV. After all, those are the same people who taught their teenagers that swallowing bleach would stop AIDS. Of course this is also the state where…

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Words Versus Meanings

Guys know that when a woman says “fine” what she really means is “not fine.” “Go ahead and do whatever you want” is not an invitation, it’s a threat. Men learn, or they quickly live alone, that “we need” means “I want.” We are painfully aware that “There’s no one else” means “I’m dating your brother/father/best friend.” Quite possibly all of the above. Simultaneously. So it is odd to me to realize that woman don’t really know what other women mean when they are talking to them. This is why…

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