Category Archives: Political Correctness

No American Flags on Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo, it turns out, was NOT the battle for Mexican Independence. It was a small battle in a small community in Mexico, and Corona Beer found out about it and turned it into a massive (beer drinking) holiday…. … Continue reading

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The things that used to seem normal

I was sitting watching Ordinary People (at minute 1:53 is what inspired this post) a few weekends ago and I was just floored when Judd Hirsch, who played a psychiatrist, sat in his office WITH HIS patient smoking one cigarette after … Continue reading

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Burka Barbie

MSSC turned me on to this video, and I watched it over at a blog called “Doubletapper“. I flip-flopped in my opinion several times while watching that video, so I went looking for more information.  I found it, in a … Continue reading

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The Standard of Harassment

I rarely want to call radio shows.  But when I heard this story being discussed on two separate shows, I found myself talking to the radio, nearly screaming at it, and stomping around my kitchen, slamming pots in my indignance.  … Continue reading

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It’s about being neighborly

There are so many issues surrounding the proposed Community Center/Mosque, called “Cordoba House” near Ground Zero that I don’t know where to start. A list seems like a good idea, as the issues pop to mind: It’s very close to … Continue reading

Posted in America, arguments, beliefs, choices, cultures, differences, discrimination, disrespect, government, laws, life, lifestyles, memories, neighbors, news, opinions, Political Correctness, politics, private property, questions, relationships, religion, respect, responsibility, rights, traditions | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Is 16 to young to drive?

Last week we had a couple of very tragic accidents claiming the lives of many of our young people. Here is the news story of one of them. Several things came out after this article. There was no alcohol involved … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, age, behavior, children, choices, differences, discipline, drivers ed, driving, fears, good habits, kids, laws, life, live and learn, people, Political Correctness, problems, teachers, teenagers, things, Uncategorized, vehicles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Ooh, that Rackin’ Frackin’….

The radio conversation this morning centered on a controversy brewing in New York/New Jersey over toll collectors.  And it was an interesting enough topic that I just might discuss it in another post.  But not today.  Today, that conversation is … Continue reading

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To fat to fly?

When this first became news I wasn’t going to write about it. I know we are, well a lot of us are anyway, trying to lose weight and I didn’t want to rub salt into any wounds but it’s just … Continue reading

Posted in adults, airplanes, behavior, choices, dangerous, differences, embarrassed, emergency, emotions, flying, health, hurt feelings, overweight, people, pilots, Political Correctness, things, unhealthy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Retarded or Not?

(warning… this discussion, while treated in an adult fashion, contains reference to words we do not like to hear from our youngsters.  Please read it yourself before allowing them to read it, as well) There is a brouhaha brewing in … Continue reading

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