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Archive for the ‘rants’ Category

I can’t believe it’s not deep fried…

July 26, 2007

Have you tried any of the Baked! style chips lately?? It’s a chip revolution! I can hardly tell the difference!! It’s such a great healthy alternative to regular chips right?! How do they do it?? So what’s my gripe against Baked! Lays/Doritos/Ruffles you ask??? ITS ANOTHER SIMPLE MARKETING PLOY. No where do they claim to […]

omg grab yer can’s and bottles the world’s gonna end!

July 6, 2007

This is a conversation I imagine went on somewhere in the greater D.C. metropolitain area at some point today: Person who’s never recyled anything in their life #1: OMG did you hear that there’s going to be a surprise Live Earth show in D.C.!! Garth Brooks is playing!!! Person who’s never recyled anything in their […]

“Divided Court Limits Use of Race by School Districts”

July 3, 2007

Post Article by Robert Barnes   I sent this article to my mother (a school teacher for 30+ years) regarding the recent court cases ruled upon by the Supreme court regarding race and school…possibly one of the biggest race decisions in the Post-Brown era. The following represents our email chain/debate (mom is in italics): okay, […]

We’ve gotten soft…

June 20, 2007

ok it’s totally lame to quote song lyrics… I KNOW…but this song is everything I love about small town USA and incites vicarious nostalgia since most of this was true far before I was born sadly… Bucky Covington– A Different World We were born to mothers who smoked and drank Our cribs were covered in […]

An informative review of Alli the weight loss drug…

June 20, 2007

“To me, this is the ultimate evidence that western society is utterly fucked. You can tell people that taking a pill will make them shit their pants uncontrollably. And your pill will be an utterly out of control success.”

An Irish guy, an Italian guy and a Polish guy walk into a bar…

June 12, 2007

Question of the Day: (and I’ll leave this open to discussion) Is race still relevant? Should it be?

What’s wrong with America…

June 8, 2007

Does this qualify as CNN “BREAKING NEWS!”???….I’ll let you be the judge….

I havea HUGE problem….

May 17, 2007

…with Gatorade AM. As an avid Gatorade drinker like most athletes I was excited about the new Gatorade AM. I saw the comercial and went right out to get it. Through brilliant marketing and and deceptive labeling I was was HOSED. How could my beloved Gatorade do this to me?! Here’s the problem: I was […]

Lest we forget….

April 12, 2007

Faces of the fallen Death toll of Soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan: 3,653 Number of people that died on September 11th: 2,973 Total number of senseless deaths: 6,626 Is there a viable way to stop the hemorrhaging?

If one more person calls me Ginger Snap Im suing!

January 15, 2007

Wow. Guess what I learned today. The Girl Scout Cookie formerly known as Samoa had its name formerly changed EVERYWHERE to Carmel deLight. Why, you ask, would they just up and change to name of a cookie that is a favorite to many???? When I think of Samoas I picture delicious little round of shortbread […]