Tag Archives: Political Correctness

LGBT or Religion?

Here’s a real-life quandary: A woman is working in the fitting room of Macy’s when she sees a male customer emerge from the ladies’ dressing room. He is wearing makeup and a dress, but is obviously male. She informed him … Continue reading

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“Happy Holidays” … Bah, Humbug!

I think I’ve figured it out. The last few days, I’ve been over at That Site, arguing with people (for a while, anyway, once the comments start to hit 40,50… 200… I quit) over the whole “Merry Christmas” vs “Happy … Continue reading

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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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Plumbing or Feelings? Which is more important?

This story, about a transgendered person (transitioning from male to female) being beat up in a McDonald’s in Baltimore brings up a whole host of questions. But there is one in particular that SKL and I have been tossing around … 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

Posted in adults, arguments, beauty, behavior, celebrities, character, choices, clothes, comfortable, dumb, embarrassed, fairness, football, gender behavior, gimmicks, harassment, life lessons, lifestyles, Media, men, news, opinions, Political Correctness, professional behavior, sex, sports, stupid people, Uncategorized, whining, women, working | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 21 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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Tomayto, Tomahto

This is a topic that was being discussed (with much hilarity, I might add) on the radio this morning, and it was prompted by President Obama’s pronunciations of “Taliban” and “Pakistan”. Phonetically, he pronounces them, “TAHL-ee-bahn” and “PAHK-ee-stahn”, whereas the … Continue reading

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