Archives for May 2011

Taking Sides (Arnold and Maria)

So much has already been said about Arnold Schwarzeneggar and Maria Shriver’s marriage and his “love child” that I thought I wouldn’t bother to comment.  I changed my mind.  Why?  Because I was enjoying the high-note finale of the Oprah Winfrey show (*sniff, sniff…I’m going to miss Lady O*) — only to see a subsequent broadcast with more news about Arnold’s low note and how many people are impacted.… [Read more]

Leave Serena Alone

I can’t say that I’m the biggest follower of tennis but I’ve been a fan of the Williams sisters since they boldly entered the world of professional tennis.  I’ve watched them grow up and handle (nearly) all of the passive-aggressive treatment and bad-mouthing from other players with grace and cool tempers.  Personally, I don’t think I’d have been able to last as long as they have without having at least the thought of bitch-slapping some folks for their rude and hateful comments.Once again, folks can’t stop themselves from ensuring that Serena Williams faces yet more criticism — this time it’s about a picture (really done as an avatar wearing sexy underwear) that she posted on Twitter and removed rather promptly.  … [Read more]

Favourite Causes

I’m posting this for a change of pace (not that I ever said this blog would be ‘all politics, all the time’).  These days it’s easy to find something to gripe and/or get angry about so I really enjoy it when little things make me smile.  In my humble opinion, it’s important to take time away from the bickering and all the petty crap that can arise on any given day (Congress, are you listening?!?[Read more]

Congratulations, Mr. President

By now everyone has heard the news that Osama Bin Laden was shot and killed by U.S. Navy Seals in a covert operation. The nation’s “Public Enemy #1” is dead and it has been reported that a respectful Muslim burial took place at sea.I’m posting to give kudos to President Obama. Why? Because if anything at all had gone wrong then he would have all of the blame laid at his feet so I think that as Commander in Chief a little credit is due…not that you would know it based on commentary coming from the right.… [Read more]