Lost Cat: Coping with the Loss of a Family Pet

“That’s from a raccoon,” I said snapping a branch in frustration. “No it it’s boy.” “Ma, once again, I don’t think Boycat has razor sharp claws.” This was the sixth set of tracks we’ve stopped at. Why the hell am I here? I thought to myself, as I traced a finger around the paw prints... Read more »

Rahm Emanuel is putting up Speed Cameras in Chicago to make our Streets Safer? No...Here's the Real Reason

Rahm Emanuel is putting up Speed Cameras in Chicago to make our Streets Safer? No...Here's the Real Reason
Rahm Emanuel and our esteemed city council members have approved Speed Cameras in Chicago. This month, twelve speed cameras will become fully operational in the city. Motorists will receive mail order fines for driving over the posted speed limit; 6-10 miles over the speed limit will score you a $35 fine, and if you drive... Read more »

8 Ridiculous Reactions to Zimmerman's "Not Guilty" Verdict I've had to Roll my Eyes through.

People need to shut up about Zimmerman being found “Not-Guilty.” It might have been shitty, but it wasn’t a “Miscarriage” of justice. Rodney King was a “Miscarriage” of Justice (even though he was a dirt-bag). Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination was a “Miscarriage” of justice. What happened to Malcolm X was a “Miscarriage” of justice.... Read more »
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Political apathy in young adults. Is a Draft the Answer.

As student debt races past the $1 trillion mark, a petite blonde with white-washed azure eyes swipes her Freedom Rewards card across the batch machine for the $6.57 half-calf no-whip double mocha she ordered from the Starbuck’s kitty corner from her small publicly funded university. Already indebted to the U.S. Government for more than her... Read more »

Raining Cats and Dogs:The etymology of popular phrases whose interesting origins you didn't know

Etymology of Popular Phrases: The Nine phrases/Things we are talking about: Raining Cats and Dogs Bed Canopies Upper-Crust Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water Dowry A Bouquet of Flowers for the Bride A Funeral Wake Dead Ringer Working the Graveyard Shift Who would have thought that six peasants sitting around a table... Read more »

A New Pope and An Old Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal

A New Pope and An Old Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal
A New Pope, but an Old Sex Abuse Scandal In the Name of the Pope, the Cardinal, and the Priest who Touched Little Timmy As white smoke billows out of the chimney chute of the conclave, 1.2 Billion Catholics around our cerulean globe raise their hands in celebration of the dawning of a new era... Read more »
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