Archive for November 2011

Are the Duggars Guilty of Child Abuse?

Are the Duggars Guilty of Child Abuse?
The Duggar family is growing. And I’m not happy about it, because I’m afraid it’s yet another child being exposed to the abusive world of Bill Gothard’s cult. The Duggars recently announced that they are expecting their 20th child sometime next year, and the Internet has exploded with articles and posts. Either people denounced how... Read more »

I can see my progress!

First off–I’ve been pretty busy with grad school. I managed to finish the rough draft of a paper about an aspect of copyright law on Sunday, and I have a few more assignments to do in other classes. The end is in sight, and I can see my progress. I have only a year left... Read more »

After running for a few weeks, the scale STILL doesn't budge!

I call it the Stress 30. Mary Tyler Mom posted this link over on her Facebook page about the Freshman 15 that every freshmen seem to gain. I was lucky–I managed to avoid the Freshman 15 when I started college. Actually, I was losing weight. I packed very little for my meals, and I would... Read more »
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How the fuck do you politely write about diarrhea?

Two things. First, I’m sorry about my lack of writing since posting about that asshole Texas judge. Second, I unwisely watched the video with the sound on after work that day. It was triggering, but I managed not to fall into the whole panic/breakdown thing. I just ended up really really antsy. I couldn’t focus.... Read more »

Is It Discipline or Child Abuse?

Is It Discipline or Child Abuse?
Ever since I saw this video yesterday, I have been REALLY angry. Like, pissed-off-I-wanna-beat-him-with-a-belt angry…and I didn’t even watch it with the sound on. I feared the “father’s” rants would be too triggering, honestly. (And after reading some excerpts of the audio of the video, it sounded a lot like my father’s rants so it... Read more »

Blackface. Really??

Blackface. Really??
WoodlawnWonder wrote a post about blackface a couple days ago, about how, every Halloween, there are inevitably some people who think it’s okay to wear blackface, despite the fact that it is INCREDIBLY racist. How did people miss this memo? Did they sleep through those history classes? After I read her blog post, I stumbled... Read more »
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