I can’t hear myself think…

Sorry for dropping this in here, but I felt like I ought to--despite the fact that it belongs in my diary and is sort of doing exactly what I despair. I wish I could believe that the world is not going to end, but I cannot convince myself of that. The media and the backlash…

Can you keep a secret?

I may be risking my ass by sharing this thought (as I understand that revenge is nothing new to those to whom I am about to refer), but it has been floating around in my head for about a week now, so I feel the need to say something.   There is a certain group…

Satan ≠ Love

WARNING: POLITICALLY/RELIGIOUSLY CHARGED TOPIC PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK So one of the first things I'm hearing about Pope Francis is that he says not to discriminate against gays, but that gay adoption is unfair to children and that gay marriage is the work of Satan. Wow. Okay. How about I laugh my ass off…

Why I’m Pro-Union

I know it's useless to pour my heart out. I know that one right to work bill has completely passed, the second is half passed and both are headed for the governor's desk next week, where they will be signed (as I knew they would be, even before he promised such). Michigan is headed down…

The Zombie Jesus Issue

I get the idea of "Zombie Jesus"--or at least I think I do. And I can see how it's amusing...and fits right in with the zombie zeitgeist. But Jesus was definitely not a zombie. (Since I'm not Christian, let's call this the "Temperance Brennan defense" instead of the "religious defense".)   I'm not into zombies,…