The ramblings of a giant squid…

Archive for the douchebaggery tag

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Put the Christ back in Christmas

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

Thanksgiving and Hallowe’en are past and the poppies are out for Remembrance Day, and of course, stores everywhere are already well-entrenched in the marketing bonanza that is Christmas.  And as an atheist, I will again stand with the Christians to say “Put the Christ back in Christmas!” How is it, you might ask, that a […]

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Cyclists vs Motorists… the great debate

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Outdoors, Politics and Activism, Rules, Travel

It’s full into summer and the cyclists are out in force. Cycling is a great form of exercise, but using a bicycle comes with certain responsibilities – responsibilities that far, far too many cyclists ignore.  So I’d like to take this space and deal with a bunch of common arguments for and against cycling. We […]

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Seriously dude… stairs.

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Travel

Got on the elevator today to head up to my office.  I work on the 8th floor, and I have been known to take the stairs, but I think most people would agree, that an 8 floor hike mid-day probably justifies using the lift when coming in the main entrance to the building. When I […]

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So you lost your job for being an ass? (formerly: How not to get caught…)

Crime, Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security

I originally wrote this article 30 Jan 2007, but it bears repeating in light of the mental giant who lost his job over getting on TV saying “Fuck her right in the pussy!” to a reporter. FHRITP heckling is, at best, juvenile.  It’s something I’d expect a 10-year-old to say just before getting his mouth […]

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