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Aug 10 2013

As expected …

The job prospect I mentioned last week was looking great. It took place this last Wednesday at 10 AM, I showed up looking sharp, hair perfectly, freshly cut, wearing business casual as advised, a nice color coordinated sport jacket over new slacks and polished shoes which fit and accentuated my newly rebuilt, honed down, buffish …

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Jul 22 2013

An economic experiment

It’s no secret around these parts that I’m looking for a real-life job with better pay and more advancement opportunity. I just saw exactly such a job with a great company, the physical site is very close by — I could almost walk to it. The qualifications include familiarity with online commerce, strong customer service …

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Jul 20 2013

Tale of Caution

As long as we’re talking about relationships, one of the things I look for these days, right off the bat in any prospective relationship, plutonic or otherwise, is a pattern of evasiveness. Can that woman answer a simple question, like ‘do you want to go out this weekend?’ Most girls can answer that, they may …

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Jul 19 2013

Obama speaks on Trayvon Martin case

Via my colleague Jed Lewison at Daily Kos — President Obama is speaking live now. We will update.10:43 AM PT: “Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.” President Barack Obama — @BarbinMD

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Jul 18 2013

Like anyone needs to read this

The headline screams, minor memory lapses could be early sign of Alzheimer’s! Jebus fucking Christ, no one needs to read this. And I don’t mean no one over age 30, because we all know people over 30 if if we’re not, and we all have memory lapses. And yes, minor lapses do get worse over …

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Jul 13 2013

A big fat dose of Carpe Diem

I remember vividly years ago when a bunch of us at an office were ushered into a room where a motivational speaker had been commissioned to make us all feel guilty for wasting our lives. Carpe Diem, Latin for seize the day, was the theme. But the underlying intent was to shame us all into …

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Jul 12 2013

Who wouldn’t have sex with a pool float?

I’m sure we’d all agree what happens between a consenting adult and their pool float in the privacy of their own home is their business. But in this case, one man just couldn’t resist sharing his carnal love in the open for neighbors to see:

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Jul 05 2013

The disability dance and a near naked pic of yours truly

Work

Per usual I’m getting all kinds of obstacles thrown in my way on getting the lousy disability I paid good money to secure while a complication from heart surgery was taken care of. It’s getting grim financially as time drags on with no disability forthcoming, yet. Bad enough that I’ve had to start cutting important …

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Jun 18 2013

Global cooling: Wind up the wurlitzer and let her rip!

There’s no doubt the earth has undergone periods of relatively abrupt warming and cooling in the distant past. We know it defines the onset of the Pleistocene for example, marking the beginning of classic ice ages. I doubt you can find a biologist who thinks either one could happen without affecting ecosystems far and wide. …

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Jun 16 2013

Sean Hannity was for data mining before he was against it

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