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Hillary Clinton: Face Off

May 10, 2012

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Hillary  Clinton, in an event generating even more negative feedback than her 1993 national health care debacle, has appeared in public with minimal makeup, glasses, and au natural hair.  The shocking occurrence took place during an official event in Bangladesh, part of her current diplomatic tour throughout Asia. In an act that brazenly flaunted common […]

Older Men, Younger Women: Fact or Unicorn?

February 28, 2012

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Way back in time, before most people had ever heard of Harold Camping or Denny’s Maple Bacon Sundae, I wrote a post titled  “The Myth of Older Men Wanting Younger Women.”   I didn’t intend it to be a tired diatribe of how men over a certain age want young babes. What surprised me was not […]

Living in An Upside Down World

February 17, 2012

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(The following is this week’s entry in my Friday series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend, blogging-wise). Thanks to the good folks who spend their time […]

A Valentine for Someone I Hate

February 13, 2012

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To the person who spelled my middle name incorrectly on my birth certificate: I applaud you for your creative license.  You took a strange spelling and turned it into an even stranger spelling. You recognized that although I was merely minutes old, I strove to be unique. To my first grade teacher who looked at […]

Komen Foundation: Race for the Consumer

February 3, 2012

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For those of you who believe that Komen’s decision to pull breast cancer screening from Planned Parenthood goes against what Komen is supposed to stand for, read the following words from Ed of ginandtacos.com: I have been of two minds about how to approach this. One option is to be thorough, do some research, and make […]

Death by Audit

January 13, 2012

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(The following is the 11th in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend, blogging-wise). This week’s Newsweek has a really interesting articled titled, […]

Zite Makes Right

January 10, 2012

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Apple’s #1 news app of 2011 was Zite, described as a “Pandora for news reading.”  If you are over age 50, the word “Pandora” might conjure up “Pandora’s Box,” which is not exactly a good thing.  Pandora, according to ancient Greek mythology was the first woman. After the gods created her, they gave her a box […]

The Rise of Sexist Nostalgia

October 4, 2011

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More Magazine now alerts us to what they call “Fall’s Worst Trend: Sexist Nostalgia.”  Spurred on by the rampant success of Mad Men,  the show about a Madison Ave advertising agency at the start of the 60s, TV is now presenting Pan Am, a show about flight attendants, and The Playboy Club, a show about, […]

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 […]