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SlutWalks

June 21, 2011

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The all-time winner of the Foot in Mouth Award is local Toronto police official Michael Sanguinetti who spoke to an assembled crowd at Osgoode Law School to discuss public safety issues. According Ronda Bessner, an Assistant Dean at the school,  “He (Sanguinetti) said, ‘”I’m not supposed to say this, but to prevent being sexually assaulted, avoid dressing like […]

Armed and Cuddly

June 2, 2011

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Every once in awhile, when the Real World pokes its ugly red bulbous snot-infested nose into my perfect little delusional world, I have to take time out to address issues that make me barf.  So, when I found the following offer from a company called “Living Social” pop up in my email, I took pen in […]

Why I’ll be at The Rally to Restore Sanity

October 27, 2010

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I’m not a lifelong Liberal.  I’ve always been fortunate/cursed to see both sides to any issue.  Because of that, I often feel paralyzed about making a voting decision.  And, unlike many people, I can’t get past my dislike of a politician and simply vote the party line. But I’ve been around long enough now to […]

Why I'll be at The Rally to Restore Sanity

October 27, 2010

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I’m not a lifelong Liberal.  I’ve always been fortunate/cursed to see both sides to any issue.  Because of that, I often feel paralyzed about making a voting decision.  And, unlike many people, I can’t get past my dislike of a politician and simply vote the party line. But I’ve been around long enough now to […]

This Parking Meter Needs A User Manual

October 25, 2010

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Two friends and I drove into Washington, DC (newly designated as the 2nd WORSE TRAFFIC CITY in the US) to do the “Walk to End Modern Day Slavery.” DC is the World Mecca for Walks/Runs/Demonstrations/Rallies/Political Motorcades/Tourism/General Mayhem on the Road.  There were at least four events happening that day, including an Army 10 Miler.  For […]