Those Discriminating Lactating Breasts!

Mother:  Is is a boy or a girl? Doctor:   [who just delivered baby]  Now I think it's a little early to start imposing roles on it don't you? Monty Python's The Meaning of Life 1983 Just when you think you've succeeded in intimidating the world into concluding that Boys and girls are all social constructs … Continue reading Those Discriminating Lactating Breasts!

An Interesting if Sightly Depressing Anecdote

Lately I've had a lot more responsibility at work as we ramp up for Black Friday and the time that follows and I've been given a lot of people to get up to speed to be ready for the onslaught. Because these days available workers are at such a premium instead of just getting workers … Continue reading An Interesting if Sightly Depressing Anecdote

Review: Dark Tourist

By John Ruberry Twenty minutes into the first episode of a new Netflix series, Dark Tourist, not only did I ascertain what dark tourism is, I realized that I am a dark tourist. After all, I'm someone who has vacationed in Detroit. Twice. I've visited the most dangerous neighborhoods of Chicago. I've been to Gary, … Continue reading Review: Dark Tourist

Voices of CMN 2018 (and the Front Seat of My Car) Susan Joy Bellavance Author of King of the Shattered Glass and Will you Come to Mass?

I talked to Catholic Children's Author Susan Joy Bellavance Author of King of the Shattered Glass and Will you Come to Mass? at the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show in Lancaster PA Or rather I talked to her in the front seat of my car in the parking garage at the end of the … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 (and the Front Seat of My Car) Susan Joy Bellavance Author of King of the Shattered Glass and Will you Come to Mass?

The Boston Globe Calls for Business as Usual on Aug 16th

The Boston Globe as Called on the Press United as a whole to go After Trump on August 16th over daring to call them out: The Globe has reached out to editorial boards nationwide to write and publish editorials on Aug. 16 denouncing what the newspaper called a "dirty war against the free press." As … Continue reading The Boston Globe Calls for Business as Usual on Aug 16th

100 Word Fan Fiction: Dale the Whale Beaches Adrian Monk

"Remember, leave that cloth exactly where I told you." "Boss, why all the cloths?  You're been advertising to the world that you're behind this for weeks." "Advertising? No, the indefatigable Capt Leland Stottlemeyer and his boobs in blue aren't remotely smart enough to recognize my signature" said Biederbeck, "I'm only advertising my involvement to one … Continue reading 100 Word Fan Fiction: Dale the Whale Beaches Adrian Monk

Introducing: The Cracker Barrel “Trigger a Woke Liberal College Student” Dinner Game

Last Saturday night my son and I were having dinner at the Cracker Barrel in Sturbridge and had some time to kill before our order came up.  Rather than play one of the peg games they had for sale I came up with a new game, the "Cracker Barrel Trigger a Woke liberal College Student" … Continue reading Introducing: The Cracker Barrel “Trigger a Woke Liberal College Student” Dinner Game

Cause and Effect Being Armed edition

Noticed this interesting story from the AP & Time concerning civilian gun ownership: There are over 1 billion firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands — with American men and women the dominant owners, according to a study released Monday. The Small Arms Survey says 393 million of the civilian-held firearms, … Continue reading Cause and Effect Being Armed edition

Dirty Windows

by baldilocks I can't be the only one who noticed this. This is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg when he testified in front of Congress about user data privacy some weeks back. And this is former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Schneiderman recently resigned from his office because:  [Four women with whom he has had romantic … Continue reading Dirty Windows

Weird, Wild, and Wonderful

Happy Friday! Here are some oddball things I came across, submitted for your enjoyment... It is "spring" here in New York's Scenic Hudson Valley, but The Winter That Will Not Die rained ice chips on me while I walked the dogs yesterday and there are still mounds of unmelted snow along side driveways and parking … Continue reading Weird, Wild, and Wonderful

Platypus, Save Us!

The weird egg laying mammal with a duck's bill on its face may hold the key to the problem of our antibiotics not working well against resistant bacteria and germs. Via Sky News: A breakthrough by Australian scientists has found that the platypus - which is already a unique creature - is also in possession … Continue reading Platypus, Save Us!

These are Some Really Strange Bedfellows

by baldilocks One Ring to rule them all. With Louis Farrakhan’s well-known anti-Semitism, hatred of whites, and alliance with the Women’s March and the Congressional Black Caucus being in the news, I am reminded of something startling that I talked about back in 2012. When I was on my way to church this morning, I … Continue reading These are Some Really Strange Bedfellows

Deutschland: One Video Game Hitler/Nazi away from the rise of Der 4th Reich DaTechGuy’s Quick Thoughts

Sgt. Schulz: [seeing the prisoner wearing Hitler mustaches and doing a Nazi salute] Bah! One Fuhrer is enough! Stalag 17 1953 Today My son was playing the Youtube video on the tricks that makers of WW 2 video game RAID had to go though pass legal muster for sale in Germany because of their strict … Continue reading Deutschland: One Video Game Hitler/Nazi away from the rise of Der 4th Reich DaTechGuy’s Quick Thoughts

Life Skills according to Modern Woman’s March Feminism

At Robert Stacy McCain's site there is a post about some amazing developments in Canada concerning their version of the "Woman's March" in Vancouver BC (which has apparently changed a lot in the 30 years since my wife and I spent a day of our honeymoon there). A feminist site has details. To be clear, … Continue reading Life Skills according to Modern Woman’s March Feminism

The New Fun Tastes Funny

by baldilocks Remember that old warning that came from your parents if you said a bad word? “If you say that again, I’ll wash your mouth out with soap.” Of course, my various parental units never had occasion to give me that warning because I was Miss Goodie Two Shoes, baby. Now might be a … Continue reading The New Fun Tastes Funny

Pink Pussy Hats Dropped due to Non Binary Non-White Triggering Fears (Not a Parody)

I'm old enough to remember when seeing a piece on Pink Pussy Hats being considered exclusionary and offensive to leftists like this was a sign that you were reading a parody or comedy site Not anymore.  From  The Detroit Free Press But this time when marchers take to the streets in cities from Lansing to Las Vegas, … Continue reading Pink Pussy Hats Dropped due to Non Binary Non-White Triggering Fears (Not a Parody)

History Repeats Itself: The Left Embraces PLO Reasoning on Body Cams

George Washington McLintock: Now Katherine, are you going to believe what you see, or what I tell you? McLintock! 1963 Two years ago I wrote about an interesting incident in Jerusalem.  It seems that the "Palestinians" were objecting to treatment they claimed they were receiving when visiting the Temple/Mount area and a solution was suggested by … Continue reading History Repeats Itself: The Left Embraces PLO Reasoning on Body Cams

Two Ironies Weinstein & Hollywood Left Budweiser and the NFL Protests

There are two stories out there that are winding the irony meter to 11. The first is the one that everyone is talking about, that is Hollywood Leftist and kingmaker Harvey Weinstein's outing as a serial Sexual Harasser by the New York Times. The idea of course that a Hollywood exec would use his power … Continue reading Two Ironies Weinstein & Hollywood Left Budweiser and the NFL Protests

Unwoke Irma Changes Path, Leftist Narratives Hardest Hit

At that time some people who were present there told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices.  He said to them in reply, "Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were greater sinners than all other Galileans?  By no means! But I … Continue reading Unwoke Irma Changes Path, Leftist Narratives Hardest Hit

Democrat Outed As “Furry” Fetishist Resigns

A Democratic Councilman in New Milford, Connecticut has been forced to resign after it became public knowledge that he is a "furry" fetishist who lists rape among the things he "tolerates" on an adult site for people who are into dressing up like cartoonish stuffed animals - often for sexual gratification. Via NewsTimes: NEW MILFORD … Continue reading Democrat Outed As “Furry” Fetishist Resigns