Category Archives: Health

Is Being a Jerk a Pre-Existing Condition?

You’ve probably heard by now about how the latest Republican health care bill has passed the House of Representatives, and Donald Trump and his cronies had a big celebration over taking health care away from a bunch of Americans. I … Continue reading

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When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Start Bitching

I wanted to say something about Bill O’Reilly losing his show at Fox News, because my wife used to hate-watch him fairly often, so I’ve been exposed to way too much of his angry old man shtick. He was an … Continue reading

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Every Disability Conceals a Vocation, Except the Ones That Don’t

While reading Ana Mardoll’s deconstruction of the Chronicles of Narnia, I came across this quote by a moderator who goes by Chris the Cynic, which I felt was worth sharing: During my insomnia last night I watched the movie Wreck … Continue reading

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Meat, Mazes, and Math

Just a few miscellaneous movie reviews this time: Leonard Part 6 – We all know by now that Bill Cosby is not just a rapist but also a major hypocrite, telling everyone else how they should act when he’s being … Continue reading

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I Get a Thrill Being Mentally Ill

Here’s a pretty good Salon article from last month about how “mental illness” is used as a catch-all for the problems of mass murderers and the like, which has the effect of drawing attention away from racism, sexism, and gun … Continue reading

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Don’t Shoot the Blogger

I love when people say that gun control is a bad idea because it wouldn’t stop mass murders. I forgot that we can only pass laws if they’re one hundred per cent effective all the time. It might stop SOME … Continue reading

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You Can’t Use Facts to Prove Anything That’s Even Remotely True

This National Geographic article on science denial brought up some points I consider on occasion. It’s strange how some aspects of science have become so political, with global warming and evolution especially being viewed as left-wing concerns. Oddly, the anti-vaccination … Continue reading

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