It's all around you, like smog. This train isn't bound for glory.
Background by Deak Ferrand, who pwnz.
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"Don't you know there's a war going on?" - 1960s commonplace So you're all up in arms because the miiddle class is becoming poor? Or, to be candid, because it is becoming less middle-class? I don't give a loose shit. You didn't care about us, when we were the wretched, and you weren't. A . . . (More)
It seems to me that there are three sorts of people: those who wish to dominate others, those who wish to be dominated, and those, like me, who are instinctive egalitarians. I have tended to support BDSMLMNOP, because by making it explicit, and working it out in the powerful contex . . . (More)
Today's sobering thought comes courtesy of the Teafaerie - one of the good folks over at the Vaults of Erowid: Really stop and think about this: it has been absolutely impossible to get elected president of the United States without at least professing to believe that intelligent demons are ou . . . (More)
I was going to wait until after the election, but now that it seems like a foregone conclusion, I would like to express my relief at the likely Obama victory. For the record, this is the first time I have ever felt any sincere enthusiasm for a presidential candidate for whom I have voted. Ob . . . (More)
Five things Barack Obama could safely do upon taking office without risking his significant advantage over the incumbent in credibility and public support: Sit motionlessly for four years. Hold a press conference at which he admits that he hung out with Bill Ayers because people who hav . . . (More)
At the risk of appearing to beat a dead horse with a lame duck, this: seems like a good idea. Sadly, but inevitably, my gonadless compatriots and the quislings who rule them will never grow the requisite pair, or brain. (Though I can honestly say that I didn't write this simply as . . . (More)
I remember, shortly after 9/11, the TV was on. And wasn't it always on? No airplanes, but plenty of TV. Apparently, that is what we do. I don't say that it's bad or good; I say that it is what we do, now that we are the people that we have become. An off-screen announcer said, behind plain . . . (More)
Yet another one to file under "Why won't the media actually cover the news?": The following tawdry tidbit is courtesy of Breitbart.com: New details emerged of a remarkably tumultuous White House meeting on the bailout Thursday. With the session breaking up in disarray, according to two p . . . (More)