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In America it’s pronounced “CUE”

I’m a little miffed and want to write this down. My mother and I went to the local Giunta’s Meat Farms (it’s called MEAT FARMS, how can I not like that place?) and wanted to get a few bottles of wine. There’s a local wine and liquor shop on the other end of the same strip. […]

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That time, and that time and the other time

Hey, remember that time when Reviewing a male IT candidate to hire, in the closed room meeting where someone said “Don’t hire him, he’s about the right age for having a baby”? Or that time in another closed room meeting someone else said “I’m going to remove points from that candidate because he’s a man“? Or that […]

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Ex-CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling jailed for leaking – BBC News

“There has to be a clear message sent to other people at the agency,” she said, explaining that intelligence officers should understand that they, too, will be punished if they disclose classified information. “There’s going to be a price that will be paid.” Source: Ex-CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling jailed for leaking – BBC News Unless […]

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Business Just Stupid

“If anyone else drives the car, we will impound it.”

Nice blog post title. That’s the memory that sticks out from my Dollar Rent A Car experience. It turns out that Lily and I do not react well to being treated badly when doing something innocuous like renting a car. I’ll explain. Oh, and if you do rent a car? Call your insurance company and […]

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There is no anonymity on the Internet

Well, at least in the U.S. there really isn’t. This morning around 2 AM EDT a troll followed me from a topic on the WordPress forums from Denver, Colorado. He’d poked around for about 30 minutes with his Android tablet using Firefox (likely from his parents basement) and left a racist contact form submission about my […]

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I’ll take “Find a new radio station” for $100 Alex

On the short ride to the train station just now I just heard this stupidity. “If you were a single woman what would you prefer your ex-boyfriend tell people about you and why you broke up? You’re a bitch You’re a slut You’re crazy What do you think?” The two women on the show liked […]

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Humor Just Stupid Politics

I must be on a Jon Stewart roll

Okay, if you follow Fox news and you buy into the whole “class warfare” nonsense, then you too are an imbecile. You can still watch Fox news (no idea why myself) but don’t buy the spin. When Warren Buffet talks about closing loop holes, people should understand that he know’s what he’s talking about. He […]

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Oompa Loompa for President?

I’m finding it really amazing that this extremely talented con-artist talks about running for the office of the POTUS and the press just eat it up. What next, Howard Stern for office? And don’t think I’m being negative by referring to someone as a con-artist; except for banks (who likes them anyway?) I don’t think […]

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Arizona shooting

Not a good week for Arizona. “The anger, the hatred, the bigotry that goes on in this country is getting to be outrageous. And unfortunately Arizona I think is the capital. We are the Mecca for prejudice for prejudice and bigotry,” via ABC News: Police Hunt for ‘Person of Interest’ in Tucson Shooting Yesterday a […]

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Is Arizona’s new motto “Latinos Not Welcomed”?

I’m beginning to believe that Arizona’s State Government just hates anything remotely Latino. For all of that and more, Mr. Acosta’s class and others in the Tucson Unified School District’s Mexican-American program have been declared illegal by the State of Arizona — even while similar programs for black, Asian and American Indian students have been […]