Tea for All

As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.

-H.L. Mencken

You reap what you sow, Tea Partiers.

Blackbird: 2 Years

“Froggy, Daddy. See froggy?” (froggy is a lawn sculpture in the neighborhood)

“Um, I’m not sure, sweetie. Where is the froggy?”

“Might be down the street?”

That, in a nutshell, is how things have changed since one year ago. Blackbird is no longer a little mystery. She’s a little girl. She has opinions, preferences, thoughts, and observations. All of which she can communicate. And act on.

Let’s look back over the last year.

Continue reading “Blackbird: 2 Years”

Dear YouTube Commenters,

YouTube’s comments section is not an appropriate venue for your world view. YouTube comments are worse than bumper stickers, in terms of intelligence and depth. Also, if your user name is “DonutNinja” or “No2NWO”, you should probably not bother at all. If it’s not clear to you why this is, then perhaps it’s time to uncap your meds or ask your mother.

And finally, if you defy all counter-arguments by saying, “You’re just a government shill/a psyops agent/part of the conspiracy/a fictional identity/deluded by the government’s propaganda,” then you are weaving your own reality according to whim, rather than evidence. And do you know what that makes you? Part of the problem.

…I really need to stop reading YouTube comments.