patriarchal [pey-tree-ahr-kuh l] adjective1. of or relating to a patriarch, the male head of a family, tribe, community, church, order, etc.: my father’s conservative, patriarchal ways. 2. characteristic of an entity, family, church, etc., controlled by men: the highly patriarchal Mormon church. theocracy [thee-ok-ruh-see] noun, plural theocracies. 1. a form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as the supreme civil ruler, the God’s or deity’s laws being interpreted by the ecclesiastical authorities. 2. a system of government by priests claiming a divine commission. 3. a commonwealth or state under such a form or system of government. (http://www.dictionary.com/) If I had ten dollars for every argument I had in the last several years over the ramifications of choosing to vote third party, I’d be able to buy a private island and escape this bullshit, but no, nobody paid me to argue Read More …
Want to do me a huge favor? Read everything I post twice before replying. And then think about who wrote it and why.
I’ve been chewing on a blog post for about two weeks that takes on where we are now. It’s churning the way a slice of cheap freezer-style pizza with fake pepperoni churns at 3am and you can’t find the antacid because it’s still too dark to see.
“Financial Armageddon.” The Washington Post says so. I just went back in time and checked, and I’m pretty sure this is what I’ve been saying for the last four and a half years, give or take a day or so. Don’t believe me? Here: December 13, 2012: Just when you thought you understood, someone explained Read More …
This morning there were a raft of articles like these floating around my corner of the Internet.
Live by the… Good guy with a… It’s all silence until the shoe’s on the other foot. You know what I call that? Karma.
TL;DR: We’re screwed. Recent discussions on FB and Twitter led me to do the advance prep for the 2018 midterms. My take: It’s ugly.
On Twitter there’s a flap going right now about whether the star of the new movie “Wonder Woman” is a Person of Color. The conversation is predictable.
So, just last week, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Trump himself admitted it was because of Comey’s investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 US Presidential election.
On Wednesday, May 3rd, Jimmy Kimmel took an emotional departure from the usual glib banter of his opening monologue to describe the surrounding his new son’s birth.