Followed by a walk up Abbot Kinny with Tristam Summers.
“Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.”
Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney are dark side muppets.
They inhabit a world where only the mercenary survive.
They have no interest in the beautiful world around you unless it can be used to make more money.
They think conservation is for losers.
They will mine every last piece of coal, sell every last drop of oil, catch every fish, chop every tree without consideration for you or your children.
They have scant regard for other humans unless they have achieved what they define as success: huge amounts of money and power.
They believe in slavery.
In their dark world you will be enslaved with huge personal debt as soon as it is reasonable to impose it upon you.
So obese you’ll be unable to defend yourself, or run fast enough from crazed, gun-toting children high on prescription meds.
You will have no option but to eat cheap gmo food that causes rampant obesity in you and your family.
Your local school will be stripped of funds so your children remain uneducated and unable to intelligently question their plan.
They will teach your kids, when they can get away with it, the debunking of a thousand years of empirical scientific evidence in favor of ridged adherence to the bible.
You will fear being sick and die long before you are expected because of the appalling health care system that they proudly tell the world is the very best.
Finally, you will live in toxic shame inspired by Christian‘morality’.
If you ‘fail’ the system by becoming unemployed they will demonize you, your peers will accuse you of laziness. You will be encouraged to blame brown people for your misfortune.
Ryan and Romney will achieve their aim by frightening the oppressed proletariat with dishonest bogey men: the deficit, the end of the traditional family and foreign terrorism.
They will succeed as other tyrants have before them.
The people are simply too fatigued to fight their lies and mythology.
Complicated and realistic solutions have been long abandoned in favor of easy and inchoate sound bites.
I had a dream last night that I was fucking Paul Ryan. After I ejaculated I pulled my cock out of his ass… but it was no longer a penis…. It was a crucifix… Covered in blood shit and cum.
Finally, I rather like the new, gamine Miley Cyrus. A world apart from the generic valley girl she once was. What the hell is all the fuss? Proof (if you needed it) that people don’t really like celebrating individuality. Preferring the homogenous mass.
Only three weeks until I am yet again due in Family Court to fight the spurious accusations, lies, falsehoods from that dwarfish, dishonest man who lied his way into my life, my wallet, my heart and my underwear.
This vile fame-whore will rip me out of paradise.
Some cheap liar who had devoted every day of his 30 years to deception.
When he saw me on TV he merely saw his next victim.
Someone else he could use in his war against a woman he said he loved. Risking her health, her sanity. Someone I heard blaming for his shortcomings. He was so angry with her that she didn’t see things his way. A woman who had blindly believed in her man, who will never do so again.
The bigger problem when you let a liar into your life…you end up never trusting.
Every man I have subsequently met I have looked upon with suspicion.
If YOU have had experiences of spurious restraining orders or false orders of protection let me know by emailing me on email@example.com or leaving a message here. If you want to come to court in NYC and support me on the 8th September 2011, let me know.
If you want to cover this story for your gay publication…let me know.
If you have been fucked over by an ex, lied to, cheated to, infected with HIV by someone who said they were clean…if you have never had recourse to get revenge. Let me know.
Men or women.
Let me know.
If you are sick of keeping quiet about the way gay men…men treat each other or women.
Let me know.
I used to have compassion for that man. I used to make excuses for him. I stayed up waiting for him to call. Worrying about him. I urged him to tell her the truth. I convinced him that the truth would set him free. Until recently I thought he should be forgiven. Some people can never be forgiven.
He may have learned his lesson, maybe he tells the truth nowadays? Regardless, he has unfinished business. We need to deal with it. Some day soon the truth will be revealed.
Orders of Protection are well-known for inflaming benign situations, creating malignancy where there was none. He has done just this. The cells of resentment, hatred and revenge are multiplying before my very eyes.
Hey..and before you lecture me about how stupid I was to fall for him. That he was just a 30-year-old kid…look at the men who are killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Teenagers. If you think that love has logic? Take a look in the fucking mirror and tell me you haven’t done the same. Before you advise me to let go of my resentment, tell me why I should. This may be eating me alive but that’s better than being dead.
He could have killed me.
Before I get advice from angels…take your own inventory. Your own moral pulse.
P.S. No, I don’t have HIV but I hear plenty stories of men who have been cheated out of their negative status by lying queens. Just another thing our fucked up gay community wont talk about.
The fuel rods at all six reactors at the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi complex contain plutonium — better known as fuel for nuclear weapons. While plutonium is more toxic than uranium, other radioactive elements leaking out are likely to be of greater danger to the general public.
Only six percent of the fuel rods at the plant’s Unit 3 were a mixture of plutonium-239 and uranium-235 when first put into operation. The fuel in the other reactors is only uranium, but even there, plutonium is created during the fission process.
This means the fuel in all of the stricken reactors and spent fuel pools contain plutonium.
In the heart of not one but six nuclear reactors some fuel rods maybe broken…ready to melt down, ready to spew radioactive material into the atmosphere.
We are facing a potential catastrophe in Japan.
Here I link you to the Vlogbrothers simple yet elegant explanation of nuclear fission…for those of you who may not understand what is going on. Technically.
Critical mass imminent? Likely? Who the hell knows.
Critical mass means that there is enough fissionable material to produce and sustain a chain reaction, which grows exponentially within a miniscule passage of time. This chain reaction is precisely what happens in nuclear weapons and could happen in Japan.
We are witnessing critical mass in other parts of the world: Bahrain where the government saw fit to shoot little children demonstrating with their parents. Libya where after the United Nations imposed a ‘no fly zone’. Gaddafi proclaimed a cease fire…then promptly bombed the rebels. Where, you may ask, were the fearless British and the noisome French?
Critical mass in Wisconsin is growing daily but completely ignored by almost all of the US news media who are frankly perplexed when confronted by white Americans behaving like anything other than bovine subserves.
Last night I, uncharacteristically, turned on the TV and sat with Rachel Maddow for a few irritating minutes. She was blathering on about how in the 1950’s the Democrats benefitted from the last time the Wisconsin Republicans tried to vote away collective bargaining, unions and the like. Well, that was then Rachel…when the Democrats served the people and as an effective opposition to the rabid corporation obsessed Republicans. In a time, long ago, when America and Americans were relevant.
Occurs to me that even if Rachel Maddow believes the Democrats can benefit from getting behind American Working People (she may be right) the working people of America will not be served by those Democrats they elect…most of whom are already bought and paid for by the corporation. Who said that capitalism means the enslavement of the people?
As fabulously bright as Maddow is there is something vaguely mithering and condescending in her tone. More worryingly..her solutions are rather naive.
Meanwhile…if it couldn’t get any worse for the LGBT community…
In Congress the ultra right-wing, motivated by crazy house leader John Boehner (Boner), is so deeply committed to dialing back rights for LGBT Americans that nearly 100 of them are co-sponsoring a resolution condemning President Obama for his decision last month to no longer defend DOMA in court.
As Americans struggle to recover from the recession, they just want their government to do right by them. Republican House leaders are doing the exact opposite – committing taxpayer money and precious time to defend a law that most Americans oppose, and a social agenda that most Americans reject.
Finally, critical mass at the micro level rather than the macro…I am suing somebody. It stinks…but it has to be done. Business is business and I hope that he doesn’t take it personally.
- Maddow Defends Herself, Takes On Anti-Gay Critics (huffingtonpost.com)
Balls not withstanding. The heavy snow and cold conditions don’t stop me from getting in my little car and driving to Canterbury.
We are only seven miles from one of the most beautiful Cathedrals cities in the world.
Meandering through the snowy Kent countryside listening to BBC Radio 4 I arrived, parked inside the Roman city walls and walked down Palace Street looking for a man to unlock my iPhone. The ancient and the modern.
I love Canterbury, I love the tiny medieval streets, the busy shops. I ended up buying a cell phone…as it looks as if I maybe here for longer than I anticipated and I have to keep in contact with the hospital. I bought the correct adaptors and leads etc for my lap top so I no longer need to pop into Georgina’s and use hers.
The economy seems really good. Really good. The shops are packed with paying customers. We are well out of recession. It’s like the British are embarrassed to let the American’s know that our economy is just fine.
The average British person really doesn’t have a clue just how bad things are in the USA. No idea at all. They don’t know about the unemployment, the foreclosures, the corruption or the burgeoning right-wing tea party movement. They are oblivious to Sarah Palin or Glenn Beck.
One day very soon they will wake up to a very different America and a very different world run by ignorant, xenophobic thugs.
All of the little restaurants and gift shops are packed with customers in Whitstable too. The Whitstable shopping equivalent: Venice CA the shops on the main drag Abbot Kinney are still boarded up.
If things are fine why is the government hell-bent of dealing so aggressively with what is evidently a self solving problem like the deficit? THE DEFICIT!
This British government is forcing austerity upon the nation because? Because the people have had things so good for so long?
This country is not falling apart, seems very stable and prosperous from what I can see..but under the guise of the DEFICIT reduction plan this new government stealthily returns to Thatcher type fiscal/social conservatism. The class havoc deliberately caused with unnecessary job reduction ends up merely furthering their class war aims.
Governments like drama.
British Governments, like Hollywood studio execs, cause problems so that they can be seen to fix them. The people, our British people, unlike the sleepy time/weed brained/prozaced citizens of my adopted home the USA…we will get off our angry asses and break some windows. Make our voices heard. No, you bloody can’t start charging our children for a university education…something you had for free. NO.
Thanks to the bankers to whom we are already indebted in so many, many ways we can give extra thanks that we can now officially add the innocuous word deficit to the list of things we are encouraged to fear. Along with Asylum Seeker, ASBO, global warming, that millennium bug thing (remember that?) and, of course…terrorist.
DEFICIT=TERRORIST. Something abstract and confusing to be frightened of.
In the UK everybody complains about their gas bill and it’s true that utility bills here are out of control…a recent price hike of 40%. Where the people have no option the corporation steps in and gouges whatever it can. Same as the Insurance industry. The law states that you must buy car insurance so the insurance industry just demands what ever it likes from whom ever it likes.
You want to know about the hospital? The German oncologist was very nice. Do you need to know more? We wait for further test results. Who could have foreseen that a jolly German oncologist would make his way center stage into my life.
I actually feel a great deal better already. I just trust European doctors more than American doctors and they agreed that me coming here was the best possible thing to do. Not having to worry about paying a huge amount of money to anyone anytime soon for what should be a human right sure takes the pressure off.
After it was all over at the surgery I came home and lay down under a pile of blankets and fell asleep. What with the Jake stuff this has not been a great year. Not one of my best. Not a great vintage.
The little dog just hates the snow and who can blame him? His little paws are soaked in cold water up to the ankles. He tags along after me very bravely.
last night Carol cooked a delicious dinner here at the house and we greedily scoffed baked potatoes, ham and a delicious salad made of crunchy endive and baby tomatoes and watercress.
Seeing Charlie tomorrow and others in London. Going to risk the roads in my little car.
Oh yes…I read yesterday that somebody somewhere in the US press demanded that Obama get some ‘backbone’. How dare anyone ask President Obama to have ‘backbone’ when his constituents lack any kind of skeleton what so ever.
In Obama the liberals chose a limp shield made of skin (albeit black) and gristle behind which to gripe about their own inertia.