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Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 28 2011

Facebook: It’s All Done With Mirrors

Facebook now invites us, one and all,To read the writing, there upon the wall;To place your private self in public viewAnd see what other people think of you.The internet, ten years ago, was onlyThought a place to be depressed and lonely,Hidden from the friends you had outside,The net was just a place where people hide. …

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Feb 27 2011

Ooooh… Quantum!

You can learn “facilitation”Through our public presentation;You don’t need to be a doctor with a medical degree!Pills or needles? We don’t want ‘emWhat we’re doing here is quantum—You can learn to be an expert, if you’ve got the weekend freeWe’re not scandalous or shady—Why, just listen to this ladyWho was cured of emphysema in three-quarters …

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Feb 25 2011

The Ear-Worm

There’s a tune in my brain Which will drive me insane Cos I can’t seem to rein            in my thinking And it’s solace I seek Cos it’s been there all week Like my head’s sprung a leak            and it’s sinking It’s just musical fluff Though it’s catchy …

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Feb 24 2011

It Makes Perfect Sense

No ifs, no ands, no buts, no maybes, God wants women makin’ babies; No contraception, no abortion, Every gal must do her portion Although it seems these funding cuts Are absolutely fucking nuts, The politics are reconciled: We want all women great with child That is our view, in this our forum… Once they’re born, …

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Feb 24 2011

It Makes Perfect Sense

No ifs, no ands, no buts, no maybes, God wants women makin’ babies; No contraception, no abortion, Every gal must do her portion Although it seems these funding cuts Are absolutely fucking nuts, The politics are reconciled: We want all women great with child That is our view, in this our forum… Once they’re born, …

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Feb 23 2011

Hate Groups Top 1000

In the near-recent past If your hatred was vast You could sit there and plot in your basement You were perfectly free Where nobody could see You, and ask what the look on your face meant. You would sit there and stew As you muddled things through And get caught up in impotent rages You …

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Feb 23 2011

Hate Groups Top 1000

In the near-recent past If your hatred was vast You could sit there and plot in your basement You were perfectly free Where nobody could see You, and ask what the look on your face meant. You would sit there and stew As you muddled things through And get caught up in impotent rages You …

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Feb 21 2011

I’m So Proud Of My Students!

We get them for a class or two And then we let them go We hope we’ve changed the way they think As much as what they know Too often, though they’re doing well We cannot watch them grow Though sometimes (but too rarely), They’ll stop by to say hello When friends ask, all too …

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Feb 21 2011

I’m So Proud Of My Students!

We get them for a class or two And then we let them go We hope we’ve changed the way they think As much as what they know Too often, though they’re doing well We cannot watch them grow Though sometimes (but too rarely), They’ll stop by to say hello When friends ask, all too …

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Feb 20 2011

Toxic Blob Alert!

Just off the coast of Florida, A sticky, toxic blob Is mystifying scientists Who try to do their job. It’s three feet thick, gelatinous, And smells like rotten eggs A giant, oily jellyfish (without so many legs). It’s a tangled mat of algae And bacteria, which die In the anaerobic water While the blob is …

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