Dear People

I’ve been really busy with my real life stuff- you know, family, learning, family, GOING CRAZY. But I’ve occassionally been able to hit up Twitter (I’m always looking at it when I’m online for class. This is why I suck.). I noticed a couple of different people say that they’re trying to avoid politics on their own blogs, but that they’ve got plenty to say.

So, I am once again opening an invitation for guest bloggers. If you would love to blog about politics, but not on your own damned blog, send me a Tweet or contact me some other way. There are a couple of things to keep in mind though-

ONE: This is a liberal blog and liberal/progressive/moderate politics only. Sorry, conservatives. I have to have a line.

TWO: No outing of other bloggers.

THREE: No hating on me. Dur.

FOUR: I prefer bloggers with whom I am familiar.

FIVE: Unless you’re a super special good friend o’ mine, I ask that you keep your initial post in draft form- just so I can check it out. I don’t have a good rep, but I do think of my readers (usually).

Ok, so let me know if you’re interested and I’ll hook you up with an executive account.

P.S.

You can link to yourself in the post. I’m all about the link appreciation (I hate “link love”).

I like geeky stuff, politics, squirrels and monkeys.

I Got a Present

Monique was a darling and convinced me to give her my actual home address. At first I was leery and then decided why not? So I did. Guess what? She sent me goodies!!

Behold:

Goodies from TX

There’s a smiley magnet (I seriously love the smilies), a little Texas magnet complete with a gun that reads “We don’t dial 911″ and a Bullshit bag. What’s it say on the bag, you ask?

Disposable
Bullshit Bag
Seals BS IN

>DIRECTIONS:

  1. OPEN BAG BEFORE OPENING MOUTH
  2. TUCK OPEN BAG BENEATH CHIN
  3. START “TALKING”, LET THE B.S. FLOW
  4. WHEN FULL, SEAL BAD AND DISPOSE OF.

Warning:

Do not attempt to dispose of your BS through any government agency since they produce more bullshit than they can dispose of themselves. We suggest that you send it to the major networks in return for all they send out each day.

So a big Ohio “Thankee” to Monique for the most awesome of Texas goodies. But, um, can you please send me the ammo for that gun? I’ve got some beetles to take care of. :)

I like geeky stuff, politics, squirrels and monkeys.

TDS Takes an In Depth Look at PUMAs

Why would anyone as mockable as PUMAs agree to go on “The Daily Show”? Have these idiots not ever seen it? Were they hoping for some pats on the back?

Well…

(Totally safe for works and children)

PUMAs,

Don’t make yourself feel welcome. But if you do feel like making a statement here, make sure to read my comment policy first. This blog is a benevolent dictatorship, so you need to understand that. And the next person that posts here in all caps will go into Akismet, which means whenever you attempt to comment at any other blog with Akismet, you’ll have to be fished out of the spam file.

Don’t make yourself feel welcome. But if you do feel like making a statement here, make sure to read my comment policy first. This blog is a benevolent dictatorship, so you need to understand that. And the next person that posts here in all caps will go into Akismet, which means whenever you attempt to comment at any other blog with Akismet, you’ll have to be fished out of the spam file.

Edited for obvious typo in title

I like geeky stuff, politics, squirrels and monkeys.

The Early Bird is Flippin’ Tired

I am so tired. I can’t even tell you properly. Today is the second day in a row that I was up at 6 am. If you know me at all, you know that I hate getting up before 9 am. I am not now, nor have I ever been, a morning person1. Anyway, between kids (ok, just one) getting on my last nerve and my husband getting on all the other nerves it’s a wonder I’m even able to function today. Seriously, I’m looking at tropical island destinations and wondering how long it will take me to swim there.

In school news, I started classes yesterday. Math was my very first course of the semester and I have the same professor that I had last semester. It’s seriously teh suhweet. Except for the part where we have to take a test every Wednesday. I also have to write my very first C++ program/code thing2 and read 3 chapters in my ethics class so I can write 2 paragraphs for each discussion on our WebCT (there are 5 discussions listed- not including the obligatory “Introduction” thread). I have yet to meet my Hon. Coll. teacher. I’m sure I’ll have to write a 10 page report by next week. Wheee!!!! Am I getting smart yet? Because, um, I certainly don’t feel like it.

In other news, you can see a PUMA live and in charge here. No, seriously, watch the video when you get the chance. The woman (Cristi I-don’t-Care-What-Her-Last-Name-Is) starts off by saying that Obama was registered in a Muslim madrassa, then she says that he was registered as a Muslim and she has a report from a Congressional investigator. When Chris Matthews asks for proof and dogs her a little, she switches it up and insists that she actually said “former” Congressional investigator. Mwahaha!! Seriously, watch it if only for proof of the way she changes her story every so slightly every single time Matthews prods her. It’s hilariously representative of what the PUMAs have been doing for months.

I like geeky stuff, politics, squirrels and monkeys.