Monthly Archives: June 2010

I really hope he wins this.

So this guy is suing Wal*Mart (Always lower wages.  Always.) because they fired him after he had a positive drug test.  But he was prescribed the drug by a doctor.  So why the problem?  Because the drug is one that much … Continue reading

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Why Holland will win the World Cup

Quick reminder I’m sure to regret after this weekend: I picked the Dutch to win the whole thing. Well, big bad Brazil is next in line. I suppose you have to go through Brazil at some point, so now is … Continue reading

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It could be worse. I could be in Philadelphia

Where excluding homosexuals from your club apparently grants you unfettered access to government property until the end of time “We can’t be kicked out of the building or evicted and we don’t have to pay any rent” Seems fair. via … Continue reading

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Hey New York, Your Taxes Pay for This!

I’ve been feeling a little down on Portland lately and it’s not just because the masseuses don’t appreciate a good grope. Truthfully, the dating scene in PDX is getting to me. Sure, there’s lot of quantity (particularly if you have … Continue reading

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I Love Animals. They Are Delicious

I’ve long since come to grips with my stance on Animal Rights, finding it to be one of the easier subjects in moral philosophy to conclude and move on from. My position, what I obviously deem to be the “correct” … Continue reading

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The Definition of ‘Making Something Out of Nothing’

With states across the country facing huge budget deficits, it’s finally time to cut spending Illinois raised its retirement age to 67, the highest of any state, and capped public pensions at $106,800 a year. Arizona, New York, Missouri and … Continue reading

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Fun World Cup Drinking Game I’m Inventing

So far there are only THREE rules, but like the USA’s defense, it’s a work-in-progress. Take a drink every time Alexi Clueless Lalas disparages the ability of an English Premier League player When that same player then scores a goal … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the World Cup

Don’t be fooled by the USA’s comeback on Slovenia, this is not a good American side. The US has some athletes, and Donovan is quality, but they have looked horrid on defense and failed to impress me on the attack. … Continue reading

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Well, some dude just proved what we all knew

 . . . that creationists are simply wrong.  This article is not exactly what I would call “light reading,” but it is pretty comprehensive is showing that there is a Universal Common Ancestor (UCA) to all life forms on Earth.  This … Continue reading

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When Less is More: Things I’ve Learned from Sports & Porn

The ratings are in for the World Cup match between the US and England. 17.1 million viewers watched the broadcasts of ABC and Univision. That number dwarfs the viewership of all the games in this year’s Stanley Cup finals, which … Continue reading

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