Some Saturday-night myth-busting

The never-too-bright Jessica Valenti linked to this graphic, allegedly showing that since the 1960s, more people have been killed by firearms in the United States than in every American war, ever.   And Politifact sez it's true, so it's like, Teh Truth, right? If this sounds absurd to anyone, let me explain something: people in America … Continue reading Some Saturday-night myth-busting

This is why college graduates are stripping to pay back their student loans

Over the past few years, many articles have come out detailing the lives of female college (or law school) graduates who are engaging in 'sex work' to make ends meet.  They strip, pole-dance, and otherwise sell their young bodies for money.  Most people blame the economy.  Some blame the higher education bubble.  I blame the … Continue reading This is why college graduates are stripping to pay back their student loans

The Blizzard of 2013 Belangers and the 5th Street Diner

There is a lot more to the Blizzard of 2013 than the two videos you have seen so far. There is the prep of getting what you need: Like Ice melt shovels and flashlights (which Bob tests before they go out). There was the calm before the storm The Fifth Street Diner proclaimed they would … Continue reading The Blizzard of 2013 Belangers and the 5th Street Diner

The Blizzard of 2013 in Two Videos

8 AM Friday Morning 7:30 AM Saturday Morning Update: Here is the post shoveling view ***** [thermometer raised=314 target=1200 Height=225 ] We have reached the weekly goal for Week Number #1 of operation paycheck Any of this week's excess goes to the monthly goal (shown at left) Thanks to all who have assured me of … Continue reading The Blizzard of 2013 in Two Videos