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Updating …

The other day, when I started the computer I received a notification that a one of the programs I use to keep the computer working smoothly needed an update. I clicked on the link to the update, downloaded it, and installed it, only to find the file I just downloaded ... Read More

Ignore them, they will just go away (a.k.a. stick your head in the sand)

I am Jewish. I have no interest in religion. I personally think it is one of the worse inventions that came out of the mind of man. But I was raised in the Jewish tradition, and it is part of my history, a history of which I am NOT ashamed. ... Read More

Breaking News!!

Research says that 98% of people are incapable of thinking for themselves. A highly scientific study proves that most humans are actually naive sheep. It’s true because I used the word scientific and included a cool looking chart with statistics that mean absolutely nothing because they have no context. The fact that ... Read More

Seriously folks, enough is enough!!!

  [popup url=”http://wp.me/P3H47j-2kz” height=”500″ width=”1200″ scrollbars=”yes” alt=”popup”]Its true, I swear!! Click here for the proof![/popup] I am going to try this again. I know it is really a vain effort. For one few really read my blogs, and those who NEED to see this would probably ignore it even if they did read it … after all thinking for ... Read More

Soap box time!!

Let’s show those terrorists how strong we are! Let’s lock our doors and hide behind our guns, instead of helping those in need. It’s not that we are AFRAID, mind you, but it is safe to assume a tiny fraction of those refugees might actually be terrorists, so it is ... Read More

Now let me get this straight …

A list of Federally recognized holidays: New Year’s Day: we celebrate a random day in the middle of winter that doesn’t actually start anything except an arbitrary calendar by partying hard and having mega sales. Martin Luther King Jr Day: we honor a wise and good man by pretending racism is gone and having mega ... Read More

I have a few questions …

Why is it not acceptable to blame easy access to guns for gun violence, but it IS acceptable to blame women for the rape of women? Why is it frequently the same people having those conflicting thoughts? Why do (again often the same) people find blaming lack of prayer in schools ... Read More

An ode to Black Friday

‘Twas the night after Thanksgiving, when all through the land, Rabid creatures were stirring, the time for shopping was at hand; The lines began building outside the stores, In hopes that shoppers would be first through the doors; The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While parents began ... Read More

Hope, Duality, and Chinese Food

There is plain and simply NO VALID REASON for hunger and poverty. Our world has enough resources to ensure that EVERYONE in can live a comfortable and healthy life. While disease is not necessarily as easy to eliminate … there is really NO REASON for any epidemic or pandemic to be able to flourish. War ... Read More

A look in the mirror

New Colossus Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command The ... Read More