Tag: holiday

Beware of Taylor Swift Syndrome! or "Who needs Valentine's Day?"

Beware of Taylor Swift Syndrome! or "Who needs Valentine's Day?"
Who among you can honestly say that they’ve had a Valentine’s Day that wasn’t absolute ASS? You spend anywhere from one hour to one year figuring out what the hell to get your beloved, either to be met with a strained “thanks” or momentary enthusiasm followed by the item or service you gave them falling... Read more »

Steven's Cynical Christmas (#2): Does the world need a Black Santa Claus?

Steven's Cynical Christmas (#2): Does the world need a Black Santa Claus?
After the shocking upset of Minnesota’s Mall of America being closed on Thanksgiving, it seems they’ve put their foot into the pond of racist piranha yet again! The “Krazy Klumsy Klods” of the highly-regarded internet comment community have chosen this latest upset as their cause célèbre. Mall of America has made the ultimate faux pas of, believe this, hiring a... Read more »

“I chose to be an American": Reflecting on Freedom on The Fourth of July

“I chose to be an American": Reflecting on Freedom on The Fourth of July
Author and philosopher Ayn Rand was heckled during a speech with the question, “Why should we care what a foreigner thinks?” Rand, a Russian immigrant who came to America to escape the horrors of Communism, responded with her usual passion and bite: “I chose to be an American. What did you ever do, except for having been... Read more »
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