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And So It Goes...#599

This could’ve been a Jeremiad.A lengthy and detailed recapitulation of the innate and manifest corrupt nature of bourgeois democratic politics and its elected representatives. Parliamentary expenses ,for instance ,comes to mind as it probably does for most of us. 114 more words

UK Politics

perfect/imperfect/love in retrospect

Someone once said to me, What’s wrong with you? How come you’re not married?

I said, It’s a long story.

He said, What’s the short one? 747 more words


I'm Officially Done Watching The NFL

I truly had planned to not watch the Super Bowl this year. I hate the Patriots and I don’t really like the Seahawks. Although I’ll always see the Pats titles as tainted due to their cheating, I acknowledge that they are truly great and deserve respect. 680 more words

more books/less food/good old neon

“The truth is you’ve already heard this. That this is what it’s like. That it’s what makes room for the universe inside you, all the endless in-bent fractals of connection and symphonies of different voices, the infinities you can never show another soul. 70 more words


chalk and cheese/the crying of lot 49 and compression tights

I tried rereading The Crying of Lot 49 to see if what charmed me 25 years ago, charmed me still. I loved the first chapter and the last paragraph and otherwise skimmed through to the end, stopping for the good parts (the good parts being the parts that charm me). 217 more words


the good food bad food principle of brushing teeth

This is somewhat random, but who knew about advancements in toothbrushes? Last night, I stopped at the local pharmacy on my way to the gym. I swiped my card in the electronic coupon machine and out came two coupons for toothpaste, toothbrushes and dental accouterments. 710 more words