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Showing posts from July 6, 2009

An Awkward American

I never feel so un-american as on the 4th of July. With the influx of american flags, alcohol, explosions, hot dogs and screaming kids... I just want to run away. We tried to run away, to the coast but were thwarted by the above-mentioned throngs of full-blooded, enthusiastic and thoroughly smashed american hoards.

In the parking lot of our little beach hotel were big, bloated pickup trucks with decals that read, "The family that prays together, stays together." and "Blessed by God...spoiled by my husband" and then the ominous "Power of Pride" displayed on an american flag, which is uncomfortably close to White Pride, if you ask me.

My most awkward american moment came when we went to this little cafe for breakfast and there were two large army guys there at the same time. They held the door open for us, and I thanked them and went in. As we were waiting to be seated I thought I should probably insist they be seated first, especially since it was the 4…

Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish

All I can say is, GET THEE GONE. And please DO let the door slam you on the way out. White Trash Robotic Walmart Queen Sarah Palin is quitting. She's had it with all of us people who expect a complete sentence to come out of her mouth. I mean, what's best for Alaska? It's what's best for all of us : SOMEONE WITH AN EDUCATION to lead.

The Fox Network will probably give Palin a talk show. Unless someone is doing some really creative editing however, I don't see how talking will get her anywhere.