- December 31
- "Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way..." -Pink Floyd
I am not English.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Follow the Yellow Brick TROLL
June 04, 2013 10:22PM
- Remember that coming INFLATION
May 31, 2013 07:20PM
- Manly Dick
May 10, 2013 05:30PM
- I'm Hip.
May 08, 2013 03:53PM
- The Modern Battle Lines
April 19, 2013 12:53PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “"What is a "racist,"
question is what makes
- “The discussion of race
is a world unto itself in the
Just the mere
June 17, 2013 07:11PM
- “Brilliant! Brave!”
June 17, 2013 06:51PM
- “"Would someone tell me
how this is any different than
Gestapo or KGB
June 16, 2013 02:47PM
- “Nothing personal, Hannu,
but here you gave a perfect
of the hyperbolic
June 16, 2013 02:19PM
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Remember when inflation was “right around the corner”? Remember when the economy was going to “sink like the Titanic”? I know no one is keeping tra… Read full post »
You have a dilemma. By means of several emails from several women, you are presented with a choice. First, you have a man personally harassing you. Let’s call him Dick. Dick’s motivations have always been hard to know. One stated intent is to drive you… Read full post »
It's a pun. Get it?
"Naggers! I hate Naggers!"
Wow, that's a tough one. Hmm, you got me there, old dude… Read full post »
Many of you probably remember “Good Will Hunting”, the 1997 film, set in Boston, and starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Robin Williams. I was reminded of the film as the discussion of the identities and histories of the Boston Marathon bombers was revealed. The older suspec… Read full post »
I knew an old guy a few years back. Let’s call him Mr. Jones. Mr. Jones was an interesting old guy. He was an old guy when I knew him, in his mid… Read full post »
Four hours, nine minutes, and 44 seconds into the Boston Marathon, two bombs exploded near the finish line. Witnesses at 3:58 are now mentioning having seen victims with missing limbs, and many lac… Read full post »
'I've, since our last brush-up, spoken with Padraig, showed him your techniques. He said it sickened him to read, you may not have personally driven him out,… Read full post »
I decided to look for a gardener this year because last year was such a weather disaster. We went from a mild Winter into a scorching Summer seemingly in days. The first day over 80 deg… Read full post »
I don’t know, but I’ve been told, Fight Club is mighty bold.
Fight Club. What in hell is “Fight Club”? “Fight Club” is both a novel and… Read full post »
Stink bugs are back.
No, they never left. They’re here. They wont leave.
They are really menacing looking. … Read full post »
A search on coded racist messages in language revealed the most interesting thing. This is probably old news to those familiar with source code, and the degree to how important it is is questionable, but it is worth a look.
My search was to explore the various epithe… Read full post »
"There must be some kind of way out of here,
Said the joker to the thief,
There's too much confusion,
I can't get no relief.
Businessman they drink my wine,
Plowman dig my earth
None will level on the line, nobody offered his word...”--Bob Dylan… Read full post »
Maureen McCormick has declared Marsha Law. Everyone is ordered to report to the cave on Gilligan’s Island.
In related news, Cousin Oliver has been declared a… Read full post »
Remember what we read as kids? Do you recall the books that we were assigned as school kids for the purpose of turning us into decent, well socialized adults? Some of those titles hover in th… Read full post »
“There were many reasons why I decided to leave OS. The main one was that it was taking up too much of my time and I have found that since leaving I am happier and using my time more productively.
The immediate cause of my leaving was the unwarranted and quite… Read full post »
Strange tree with Open Salon’s fruit
Blood on the leaves and blood at the root
A Black President swingin’ in the New York City breeze
Strange Fruit on Open Salon’s t… Read full post »
Here is why I do not think this particular fact about being killed by drone is shocking with regard to law, or the function of government as it currently exists. The point is illumi… Read full post »
A man walks into a bank to see about a business loan. The bartender says, “what will you have?”
The man says, “I’d like to open an explana… Read full post »
Being of my generation, I never payed a great deal of attention to Gone with the Wind. I was aware of it, of course. I can recall watching it with my parents. I even lived… Read full post »
Like most of you, I found it hard to believe that someone could go through life without throwing up. I suppose anything is possible though. Also like most of the rest of you, vomiting p… Read full post »
Life is like a bunch of insurance policies. Mom never said that, but when it comes to all that you are supposed to do, and not supposed to do, it sure seems that way. It’s… Read full post »
My first best friend was a kid named Kenneth Barge. He was a few years older, but we had known each other since my birth. Our parents were close friends, especially our mothers. … Read full post »
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