Tag Archives: Strong Opinionation

Masks: an unpopular opinion

 Here’s the thing: I’m fine with wearing a mask. As in, I’m genuinely fine with it. Not only does wearing one not bother me, but…I honestly kind of like it. The discourse on masks has mainly centered on their use being … Continue reading

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A brief manifesto….

I created this the other night: This is part of my newer way of thinking, part of which is my newfound aversion to snark. I fully accept that I’m a strange person, and I’m fine with it. Embracing the weirdness … Continue reading

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Headline Writers who Suck

Here’s something else that annoys me: News headlines that are deliberately misleading, in hopes of getting people to click through. The other day I saw on AOL this headline: Harry Potter actress reveals pregnancy. Obviously they’re hoping that people will … Continue reading

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I want the word back.

It sickens me that in this day and age, it’s people like the church mentioned in this news article are the ones who get to lay claim to the word family, and get to parade themselves around as champions of … Continue reading

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Good thing the Devil didn’t go to Carnegie Hall….

For some reason, the local country station — which I hear occasionally at work — plays “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” daily, which drives me nuts because I consider it to be one of the worst songs in the … Continue reading

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Just let ’em work until their heads thud against their desks

Kevin Drum on the American unwillingness to take vacations: Of course, I’m hardly one to talk. In theory, I agree with Ezra [Klein, who has a LA Times op-ed about this], and I would have preferred a job that paid … Continue reading

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Let’s here it for Pennsylvania!

Pennsylvania passes a law protecting the right to breastfeed in public. Wow — ditching Santorum, now this! Good on them! (Via PSoTD, who coins the term “feed-o-phobes” to refer to people who are against public breastfeeding. Nice word.) UPDATE: GAHHH!!! … Continue reading

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Maybe Alpha Centauri is getting brighter???

The Sun isn’t causing global warming. Of course, none of this matters because there’s one glacier that’s getting bigger and Al Gore doesn’t live in a cave. (Via) Share This Post

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Technology! Whiskey! Sexy!

Roger had a list the other day of technologies that USA Today touted as the most important to come along since 1982, and he gave his opinions/thoughts on each entry. I figured, hey, why not do the same! 1. Cellphones … Continue reading

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A Very Public Service Message

For folks attending A Taste of Buffalo this weekend, two key points: :: Each booth serves, at most, three or four different things, and that’s it. So if you wait in a line for more than, oh, one minute — … Continue reading

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