Take No Prisoners

Monthly Archives: September 2008

Fear loses. That’s a first.

Today the United States House of Representatives rejected a wall street bailout. It’s about fucking time is all I can say. For once, all the fear mongering/disaster predicting/doom and gloom smoke screen wasn’t thick enough to conceal the simple truth: the White House tried to use a moderate crisis to ram another power grab through […]

Lesson Learned: When There’s a Hurricane, Get the F^%& Out

Here’s a bullshit statement if I ever heard one: don’t worry about it, I can weather the storm. My friend’s father recently tried to use this to justify staying and defending his home from the onslaught of Gustav. For those of you living in a cave, Hurricanes Gustav and Ike recently slammed into the Gulf Coast, […]

Seven Reasons I Might Strangle Someone One Day

In case you hadn’t noticed, there are a lot of reasons to dislike people. If you’re anything like me, you can’t stand about 90% of the assholes you meet on a daily basis. At some point, I asked myself just why is it that most people are so damn irritating? Well, I think I’ve dug […]

Why The World is So Screwed Up

Why is the healthcare industry hemorrhaging money? Why is the military being used to fight ideas, when ideas can’t be killed by bullets? Why is the legislature unable to make laws that make sense? How can 12 years of basic education produce an unthinking populace? How can a man believe in his god, but not […]

Rhetorical Deathmatch: Goebbels v. Rove

Well, folks, today is the anniversary of the tragic attack of the World Trade Center seven years ago. Seven years later, and we still have not caught the man behind that attack; seven years later, and we still have not ended the ‘threat of terrorism’ as W. promised; seven years later, and we are still […]

The Canadian Election for Dummies

Warning: The following post contains excessive, adolescent profanity. Just thinking about Canadian politics makes me want to propose creative new sequences of curses. Unlike in the U.S. where the election run-up lasts for years, things happen faster in Canada. This weekend, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper dissolved Parliament and called an election for October 14. […]

5 Ways to Spice up your Sex Life… That Men Would Actually Like

Guys, have you ever been waiting in a dentist’s office, looking through an issue of Cosmo and laughing your ass off at the terrible advice women give other women about how to reinvigorate their sex lives? So have I. So ladies, I’m going to tell you what he really wants – what will really work. […]