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There's a "Hitting Girls Is Cool" Page on Facebook

Check it out. Here is John Krautzner’s–he’s the creator and self-styled “Alpha Male” on the page–post called “Reasons to Hit Girls:” There are many reasons to hit girls. First of all, it keeps those bitches in line. If a girl … Continue reading

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My fruitless search for the best twitter/facebook client

Here’s what I want: A program which will keep track of both my twitter feed and my facebook feed, with pop-up notifications to let me know when one of my friends posts something new. And that pop-up should have useful … Continue reading

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ABW and FaceBook, Round 2

So something weird happened to the first ABW FaceBook page. Not a clue, and I didn’t have the energy to worry about it at the time (layoffs, life upheavals, you know the drill).  A second ABW FaceBook page has is now live and is more stable. I know a bunch of people became fans before… [...] Continue reading

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Facebook photos

I’m not really keen on having photos of myself on facebook and flicker accounts. As in, I’d greatly prefer that people didn’t take photos at parties and such and then post the ones of me publicly, without permission, tagged with … Continue reading

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Dear The Stranger, Free Speech Is A Thing (UPDATED)

Dear The Stranger, Free Speech is a thing – even for off-duty cops. Unless you have real evidence that this person is letting his politics interfere with his work, or spending time on Facebook when he’s on the public clock, … Continue reading

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Female Comic Book Store Employee Fired After Complaining About Rape Jokes

Ick. What a horrible situation. And if the information we have now is accurate – and obviously, it’s possible we don’t have the complete story – it so needlessly escalated. (Bleeding Cool has a bunch of the tweets, mostly from … Continue reading

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Sa’di’s Most Famous Lines Hang on the Wall of the United Nations

I am a few days late with this post because we had some renovation issues to deal with in my house last week and they left me no time at all to write. The extra time, however, did help me understand better … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t Opponents of SSM Expected To Support Free Speech?

I didn’t link to Freedom to Marry, Freedom to Dissent: Why We Must Have Both when it came out because I have mixed feelings about it. The statement, signed by about fifty prominent supporters of marriage equality, calls for the … Continue reading

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Ten movies (or more) I’ve seen ten (or more) times

David Neiwert created this meme on Facebook, and it seemed like a good way to waste time to me. :-) 1. City Of Lost Children (1995) 2. Duck Soup (1933) 3. Passion Fish (1992, an obscure gem) 4. Mulan (1998) … Continue reading

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A Comment Posted On The “Boycott Moreland Farmers Pantry” Page

So some Portlanders are organizing a boycott of Moreland Farmers Pantry, a not-yet-open grocery specializing in GMO-free foods, because it has been discovered that the owners of the story are anti-marriage-equality and have said so in Facebook postings. (A secondary … Continue reading

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