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Gov. Eliot Spitzer is a John

March 12th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Current Events

In January while surfing the web, I found this website called Letters from Johns. Susannah Breslin is a journalist and blogger who collects letters from men who solicit prostitutes. She then publishes the letters online for the world to read. The site was new and only had a handful of posts at the time. It […]

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My Two Cents

February 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Current Events

I don’t especially like the Ode to Marilyn photos that feature Lindsey Lohan. I fully expect to wake up one day and find the news dedicated to the loss of her tragic life. The Green Party’s chances have not increased with Ralph Nader announcing his candidacy. Their top candidate, prior to his announcement, was Cynthia […]

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There goes the neighborhood….

February 18th, 2008 · No Comments · Current Events

How would you like to have this woman as your neighbor?

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Why I Think You Should Use Reusable Grocery Bags.

February 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Current Events

In December, I was shopping in Whole Paycheck (aka Whole Foods) and as I was checking out, I noticed they had new reusable bags hanging at each check out. I love the apple design. What I really liked about the bags was their size. Pictured above is my cat Little One. We now call her […]

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Texas Women Win The Right to Own a B.O.B.

February 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Current Events

  photo by: Martin LaBar Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a federal court overturned a law that banned the selling of sex toys in Texas. You can buy a B.O.B. in Texas! “By ANGELA K. BROWN, Associated Press Writer FORT WORTH, Texas – A federal appeals court has overturned a statute outlawing sex toy […]

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This makes me ill…

February 1st, 2008 · No Comments · Current Events

Down’s Syndrome victims exploited by al Qaida. Update: I hope there are 72 Virginians waiting to kick their a** in paradise. Update: If you don’t know the joke click here.

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West Virginia is for gun lovers

February 1st, 2008 · No Comments · Current Events

  So West Virginia has proposed a law that would allow schools to teach a gun and hunting safety course. Lets get rid of art, music, home economics and shop classes but come on in we are going to find the money to teach kids to shoot straight. Kids would handle unloaded weapons and the […]

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I did not know that Chuck E. Cheese could be so dangerous.

January 29th, 2008 · No Comments · Current Events

Today I am taking my nieces to a birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese. HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAMES!!! I am a little nervous after reading this news story I found via Fark: Brawl breaks out at Chuck E Cheese in Flint Township Posted by Elizabeth Shaw | The Flint Journal “FLINT TOWNSHIP — Police still aren’t […]

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Church of the Jedi

January 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Current Events, Interesting

(Photo by: barren) England has something for everyone. They now have an established UK Church of the Jedi. NPR reported about the church and I took the time to look at their website. The Church believes in good and evil not the usual God and Devil. They want to live their lives under the Jedi […]

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Washing Machines, Exercise Bikes, Sex, and a Hitman?

January 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Current Events, Interesting

I have used Craigslist to sell items. We sold our exercise bike when we moved from Austin to New Jersey. I had a friend who bought a brand new washer/dryer set from people who had bought a new house and decided to buy upgraded appliances. She got the set for $100 if she picked it […]

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