I just washed my utopia and I can’t do a thing with it

August 5, 2007

     I’ve had some nasty things done to me in the ol blog world.   From having my blog hijacked, to being called everything in the book by my Ron Paul fanatics.   I even had one tell me I had just written the dumbest thing he had ever read on a blog.  I was offended until i found out he was a 30 year old libertarian and had only been reading for 2 weeks. Today though is a day that shall live (at least for me) in infamy.

Last weekend I found a blog full of truly reprehensible heathens, and overwhelmed by an incomprehensible sensation of pity, I spoke to them.  Practically treated them like equals, even though it became abundantly clear at the onset that this blog was obviously staffed by an eclectic mix of short bus rejects.

   Though they were apparently afflicted by more neurosis than the staff of the White House, I stll felt that it was my civic duty to attempt to improve their lot in life.  Which I did, by allowing them to bask in the glow of my brilliance while they continued to toil away slavishly at their what can only be described as “intellectually malfeasant” blog.

   Today I received my comeuppance.  In the best tradition of no good deed shall go unpunished these blog slugs somehow paid someone to create pictures with words on them for their little corner of blog hell.  These pictures are of cats.  These pictures are linked to posts, one of which is cleverly titled 6 a.m. Hateful, and written by me.  Yeah.  They linked my blog to a cat.  Not even a good cat coated in cornbread and served with potatoes and gravy.  A furry ornery little fourlegged version of satan is what they linked my pristinely virtuous literary masterpiece to.

  We’re these not obviously the human versions of a gene pool picostimus I would be on them like Doug Heffernan on a chicken…like the pope on an alter boy…like linsey lohan on a crack pipe.  Instead I shall rise above because picking on the mentally handicapped is not acceptable behaviour.  Also because they are far superior to me technologically, and this kind of thing would almost certainly keep happening if i were to declare a blog war. 

Payback is a bitch they tell me, and ms. Bagel has one coming.  The rest of them of course shall be tossed in under the guilt by association clause. 

Bunch of icanhazcheeseburger wannabe’s.

very funny

  


music…i don’t do that

July 10, 2007

well, I like music, but I get bored snotless when people talk about it.  What could be more dysfunctional than spending all your time talking about your Ipod playlist?  I know, y’all now think I’m a heathen commie, and thats cool.  I’ve never been able to do a music post, but i found this site that adds perspective to music as it relates to life.  It’s sorta funny, and worth a look.

there, I have now done a post relating in some small way to music.  Feel free to shoot my boring ass.


The Employees Free Choice Act

June 22, 2007

   Ever since Ronald Reagan fired the striking air traffic controllers back in the mid eighties union membership has been on the decline.  This act could well turn that around.

   I’m a member of the United Steel Workers, but have not historically been the rah rah type.  This act though could ease a lot of problems facing the American labor force.  Due to the decline in membership, the unions don’t pack the clout they once did.  They still receive lip service from the democrats, but thats pretty much alll it is.  NAFTA and GATT have decimated American manufacturing jobs, and jobs paying a decent wage in the manufacturing sector continue to decline.

     Stronger unions mean more clout.  Politically, and at the bargaining table.  Strong unions make it more difficult to pass legislation that ship our jobs overseas.  They would be better equipped to fight outsourcing,  wage reductions, anda host of benefit related issues. 

    Just last year the Kentucky River nurses decision pushed millions of workers into supervisor status.  Nurses, construction workers, reporters, physicians assistance; can all be categorized now as supervisors as a result of that decision.  Which takes away their right to collective bargaining.  Attempts to overturn that decision are still in the works, but passage of the employees free choice act could make 60 million more people eligible to unionize without corporate interference.

http://blog.aflcio.org/

If you go to this link you can contact your senators through a link midpage.  Tell them you support the act.  It’s unlikely to gain passage, but your support could make a difference.