Thursday, April 30, 2009

You gang bangin' on bacon!?!?

So of course now everyone is up in arms against the pigs of the world.

Egypt has ordered the slaughter of herds of pigs.

Sales of pork products are hurting because people mistakenly believe that you can contract the flu from eating pork products.

Poor little oink oink...

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Did you hear the one about the blonde...

who pissed a whole lot of people off because when asked a direct question she gave a direct answer, however it was apparently not the answer that they wanted to hear.

By now most people have already heard about the debacle with the response given by Miss California in response to the question about whether she believed in gay marriage. Her response was that she believed a marriage should be between a man and a woman. Fair enough. She was asked what SHE believed and she stated what SHE believed.

I personally have no problems with her response. The way I see it, why bother asking someone a question if you are already set in your mind that there is only one way that is acceptable to YOU of answering the question. That is setting the person up.

My problem comes from first the response of the audience, secondly from the way that Perez Hilton has subsequently responded to her answer, and thirdly the response of people who were once behind her and supported her but now, because she simply stated HER belief on a subject, have left her swinging in the wind. Talk about fair weather friends indeed.

Reading the articles and seeing how the Miss California directors acted towards and treated her was very eye opening. Take for example the reactions of the California State Pageant Director Shanna Moakler as quoted in this FOX News article:
"While all of the state pageant directors were quick to greet their beauty queens after the live telecast, Moakler and Lewis did not go backstage, nor did they call Prejean to congratulate her on being first runner-up for Miss USA, after Prejean told a national TV audience that she was personally opposed to gay marriage.

Instead, Moakler started Twittering.

"This is why we have judges at Miss USA, so we find the girl to rep us ALL," Moakler Twittered after the pageant.

"I don’t know how you can call a gay man or woman your friend and not want them 2 have the same joys as yourself. In my family we believe in equal rights for all, I am sad and hurt, I agree with Perez 100 [percent]. It's one thing to have an opinion I am very opinionated n have dealt with backlash from it, it's another to alienate people who cared about u."

Moakler, who sources say was very close friends with Prejean (who was first runner-up in the Miss California USA pageant in 2008 before winning in 2009), also issued an apology to her state pageant sponsors on Monday, saying that "Prejean’s opinions do not stand for those of the Miss California family."

I somehow think that if Moakler were to take a poll of the "Miss California family" she might be surprised to find out that wonder of all wonders, not every person believes the exact same thing. Further more, it is possible for someone to represent a body of people without being of the exact same mind as those people on everything. I wonder what Moakler's comments and responses would have been if Prejean had answered the question "favourably" and had to feel backlash from groups and people who believe that "marriage" is the union between a man and a woman? Or do their opinions, and beliefs not count?

Hypocrites... all of them...

Happy Hump Day

Courtesy of one of my cousins. ENJOY!

In a hospital's Intensive Care Unit, patients always died in the
same bed, on Sunday morning, at about 11:00 am , regardless of their
medical condition This puzzled the doctors and some even thought it had
something to do with the super natural. No one could solve the mystery
as to why the deaths occurred around 11:00 am Sunday, so a worldwide
team of experts was assembled to investigate the cause of the incidents.
The next Sunday morning, a few minutes before 11:00 am all of the
doctors and nurses nervously waited outside the ward to see for
themselves what the terrible phenomenon was all about. Some were holding
wooden crosses, prayer books, and other holy objects to ward off the
evil spirits. Just when the clock struck 11:00 , Pookie Johnson, the
part-time Sunday sweeper , entered the ward and unplugged the life
support system so he could use the vacuum cleaner.

Still Having a Bad Day????

The average cost of rehabilitating a seal after the Exxon Valdez
Oil spill in Alaska was $80,000. At a special ceremony, two of the most
expensively saved animals were being released back into the wild amid
cheers and applause from onlookers. A minute later, in full view, a
killer whale ate them both.

Still think you are having a Bad Day????

A woman came home to find her husband in the kitchen shaking
frantically, almost in a dancing frenzy, with some kind of wire running
from his waist towards the electric kettle. Intending to jolt him away
from the deadly current, she whacked him with a handy plank of wood,
breaking his arm in two places. Up to that moment, he had been happily
listening to his Walkman.

Are Ya OK Now? - No?

Two animal rights defenders were protesting the cruelty of
sending pigs to a slaughterhouse in Bonn , Germany . Suddenly, all two
thousand pigs broke loose and escaped through a broken fence, stampeding
madly. The two helpless protesters were trampled to death.

What?!? STILL having a Bad Day????

Iraqi terrorist Khay Rahnajet didn't pay enough postage on a
letter bomb. It came back with 'Return to Sender' stamped on it.
Forgetting it was the bomb, he opened it and was blown to bits. God is

There now, Feeling Better!?

Monday, April 20, 2009

He's with me now

"She maybe a hoe but she is my hoe and I can change her."

It occurred to me today that the whole "I can change them" mentality is really one sided. A woman will take up with a no account man on the firm belief that she can change him, however you do not really see men doing the same thing.

There are many women in committed relationships, or dating men who are known to be manwhores. There can be all sorts of evidence, surveillance tapes, signed affidavits, and eyewitness accounts, yet the woman does not want to hear any of that because, "he's with me now." Think about it, when was the last time that you saw, heard of, or read about a guy in relationship with a female and upon finding out she was loser than the elastic in your favourite pair of undies that you only wear in the house on weekends when there is no chance of you having to interact with civilisation, his response was "she's with me now, I can change her?" Not never. Why? Because guys do not settle down with fixer uppers.

I am not a total pessimist, and do have delusions of romantic grandeur which lead me to believe that for the right man or woman, a person will want to better themselves, but that is not what I mean in this instance. I am talking about when women discount obvious character, moral, and life flaws simply because they believe that since the guy is with them now he will change his ways and stick faithfully to her. Somehow I feel that this type of logic is fatally flawed and boarding on manic or delusional.

begin random thought blast: Eric Bennet (however you spell that) stepped out on Halle Berry... Halle freaking Berry... the chick that was voted the most beautiful person at age forty after popping out a small being... now unless she is like a major shrew at home(which I somehow do not believe)it does make one ask the question, if a guy would step out on the supernova hotness that is Halle Berry, why do the thirty watt soft light women of the world think it cannot happen to them?end random thought blast

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Do Better

Today I received an interesting email. It was a forward of a PDF file.... of the new book by Steve Harvey.

Really... REALLY!!


To me this is an EPIC FAIL!!! I mean really!? Really? Is the library not an
option anymore? How about going in with some friends and taking turns reading or doing a group reading?

On a blog I visit there was a post about the difference between "HOOD" and
, this situation reminds me of that...

Chipping in with friends to get the book and reading as a group = HOOD

Putting the book online as a pdf file and passing it about free = GHETTO

Do better people... DO BETTER!

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

The Fools Come Out in April

Today is April Fools Day... it is also the start of Autism Awareness Month which is apropos because apparently people have a lot of foolish notions that are spouted about what causes autism, what can cure it, and how those who are autistic are damaged goods not worthy of inhabiting this world.

So in honour of the general stupidity of the human race, here is some fun reading to kick the month of right with. ENJOY!