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Women’s March on NYC

A historic day in an unprecedented time.  Local news agencies report that about 400,000 people participated and there were zero arrests.

Oh the humanity! (Or: How I learned to start worrying and hate the Port Authority Bus Terminal)

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Buses carry a fixed amount of people (it’s printed on the side of the bus), yet they can’t design a waiting area that accommodates said number of passengers. Let this serve as a metaphor for your experience with the Port Authority and NJ Transit.

It’s been 10 years since I regularly made the commute from New Jersey to Midtown Manhattan’s Port Authority Bus Terminal via New Jersey Transit, but Dr. MyFiancee still fights the good fight each and every day.  And although nearly 4000 days have passed since my own bi-daily excursions into the unknown, little has changed, if anything.  Read the rest of this entry

First Day of Spring was an A-Hole

photos by Dr. MyFiancee

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“Amiright? Amiright?  Amiright?!?”  Read the rest of this entry

Everything you ever wanted to know and were afraid to ask about Glen Beck

glen beckNew York Times Magazine has a dissertation (the online version is 10 “pages” long) out on Glen Beck.  If that sounds daunting, don’t worry – I’ll hook you up.  Let’s quote:

“I think what the country is going through right now is, in a way, what I went through with my alcoholism,” he told me. “You can either live or die. You have a choice.”

Am I the only person on earth who didn’t know Glen Beck was a recovering alcoholic?  That makes it even more interesting to me when people refer to him as the new Rush Limbaugh, as Mr. Limbaugh is in recovery for abusing… I forget what, pills, maybe?  And ‘live or die,’ huh?  I guess Glen Beck saw the end of Karate Kid Part 2.

It was a Wednesday afternoon in the middle of September, and Beck had just returned from a week’s vacation in the Grand Tetons followed by a quick hop to Anchorage, where he and Sarah Palin appeared at an event on Sept. 11.

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