Author Archives: Claire: rebellious pink pig with car keys - and a *cause*

ToDaZeD Schadenfreude

H>’s Ultimate Moment Couldn’t hack it without Himself, eh? “My husband, who I’m going to put in charge of revitalising the economy, because you know he knows how to do it,”

Final Dump

exit strategy Here’s Obobo’s parting gift: spring 2016 “Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions*,” which lists 3,260 regulations … 2,239 regulations [“active rules” = still in progress] the Obama administration still needs to get through in the next 173 days. …

ToDaZeD Iron

takes fossil fuels to mine and refine iron, too “We believe strongly that the only thing that historically and consistently brought about the kind of social change of the rapid pace that we need to confront the threat of climate change, Is mass disobedient movements” said Ahmed Gaya, a BreakFreePNW organizer, .” Now, *I* would [...]

The Mask Slips in NV

just The Beast being The Beast Turns out, these two things are kind of alike: Americans are disgruntled with the status quo. Some want to blow it all up: some want to do more of what got US here in the first place. Nevertheless, many are disgruntled. Somehow Hope and Change led to Dissatisfied and [...]

ToDaZeD “Unintended” Consequences

you want fries with those? In the ongoing Proggie effort to make it illegal to hire people with low skill levels… Wendy’s (WEN) said that self-service ordering kiosks will be made available across its 6,000-plus restaurants in the second half of the year as minimum wage hikes and a tight labor market push up wages. [...]

SCANDAL!!!!!!11!!!!!

we must ALL use the lenses currently fashionable in the Academy* The BIG STORY* today is that Teh Donald is a PIG because he complimented the looks of a woman* who made her living by marketing how she looks. Side Story: Man born in 1905 [married in 1936] treats women according to the customs of [...]

ToDaZeD Air/Eloi Big Idea

passing notes in class I remember in hi-skool, my pal and I would write our notes in Elvish, from the Hobbit book. Even if the teacher caught us and threatened to read it aloud [a clear violation of private communications, albiet with a valid point about time & place] there would be No Joy there. [...]

ToDaZeD yet another oppressed group

Faaaatist!!!! Pretty soon I’ll be condemned as *something*-ist !!!!!1!! cuz I wear lipstick every day. …May 6, International No Diet Day … promoted the idea of overweight people as an oppressed class… University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health and its Office for Equity and Diversity … School of Social Work; its College of Food, [...]

ToDaZeD Values Argument

stark, ain’t it? “Humans have the untapped potential to radically improve life on earth by using technology, not to “save” the planet but to improve it for human purposes.” And that, there is the major difference in Values between the Proggies and the rest of the Humans. It is most moral to “save” the planet [...]

ToDaZeD Word of Teh Day

use it in a sentence! I just learned this word; thought it might be useful to y’all. Rashomon is a classic Japanese film in which every character has his or her own individual perceptions of a single incident, resulting in a plethora of conflicting eyewitness accounts, each as valid as the others, even though they [...]