F U

Ha! I was reading Kyle Bennett’s stream of consciousness with regard to last night’s State of the Union address, and I came across this: …calling for a total ban on human cloning? Fuck You! Exactly and precisely what I said. Right out loud. Right at the TV. You can ask my wife. In fact, I paused and “rewound” the TiVo just so I could say “Fuck You” again.

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Soldier Wounded

You do a tour of duty in Iraq and return unscathed, only to be gunned down by an enraged “peace officer” right here in your own backyard. Read this story. Now, go see the video. Go see how much of a human being you are. See, if after the horror, and then the stark realization that this isn’t a movie–it happened right here–see if you have the urge to dispense with your humanity, for a time. Billy Beck chose the right word. Outrage. Stark, feral, outrage. fe·ral (fîr l, f r -) adj. Existing in a wild or untamed state. Having returned to an untamed state from domestication. Of or suggestive of a wild animal; savage: a feral grin. Well, It’s just another one for The Hate File.

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Sliderules

I’m not interested in numbers and statistics, because they are only evidence of the problem: not the problem itself. The problem itself is that everybody wants to live at the expense of everyone else. There is no way to put something like that into numbers. It simply enrages me to see people doing it. For those that didn’t quite get my reference to sliderules and all manner of other paraphernalia for calculating this and that, Billy Beck explains what I mean. Come to think of it, I believe I stole that “sliderule” reference from him.

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