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by padrewu
Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:32 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Cat Stasher Claims Bias For Wiccan Beliefs
Replies: 6
Views: 1370

They never get enough public love. I mean: It takes all kinds, right? Someone has to do it.
by padrewu
Fri May 14, 2010 10:47 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Scientology Escapee Tells All
Replies: 1
Views: 597

FYI- I lived with one as he went from an introductee to a member while at music school in Hollywood. While I cannot verify or deny her statements, I'll testify that this a religion for those that wouldn't think twice about burning midgets on a stick while riding a unicycle wearing a clown suit if th...
by padrewu
Fri May 14, 2010 10:35 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Former Dobson Pal Rekers Caught With Boy Toy
Replies: 10
Views: 1667

Ahhh... Rekers makes a mockery of himself so you don't have toooooo!!! (enter Scrubbing Bubbles action here.)
by padrewu
Sat Jan 12, 2008 12:55 am
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Jerome Cross, Bus Shooting Suspect, Innocent Says Dad
Replies: 26
Views: 10545

As far as your whole respect speech, he does respectful sh** all the time. The only thing you kno about him is this one incident. You think you can judge someone's character off of one single incident?
Now, it is kind of a LOUD incident, no?
by padrewu
Sat Jan 12, 2008 12:41 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: SAG Actors Won't Cross Golden Globe Picket Line
Replies: 1
Views: 1129

More, please

Matt- This is a topic that I would love to see you expand on.

All "Somebody is supposed to pay the writers of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' more cash?" observations aside: What else can you shed on this?
by padrewu
Sat Jan 12, 2008 12:32 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Off Limits
Replies: 6
Views: 1696

Surf the web- especially the forum- until he/she can cook an egg over a fire they built in the forest Drive before passing the "Can you tell me the difference between a lager and wheat beer?" test Compare/contrast the age-old difference between swallow/spit ethic. (Applies to both sons and daughters)
by padrewu
Sat Jan 12, 2008 12:17 am
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Jerome Cross, Bus Shooting Suspect, Innocent Says Dad
Replies: 26
Views: 10545

This is some interesting sh*t... The killer's gal won't admit the truth... the other ("bitches") on the post won't ask less antagonistic/more interesting questions... but the drama is of the USDA Grade A variety. This is my just desserts for not checking in. P.S.: On second thought, I'd be just as a...
by padrewu
Fri Jan 11, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Pastor Melissa Scott - Not Your Ordinary Televangelist
Replies: 116
Views: 235629

For jmdewey60-

Wow! That's a story and a half, bro. I'm sorry these people compelled you to drive so far for such a farce of a show. Then again, there's a lesson to be learned: If it pays to be heard on the radio, wants you to pay to listen, needs you to pay attention/pay ca$h to be heard, and features a porn star...
by padrewu
Fri Dec 14, 2007 6:35 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Arts & Culture
Topic: Jody Foster Leaves The Closet, Quietly
Replies: 4
Views: 2179

If she came out in 1980, John Hinckley, Jr. might have found some other way to spend the rest of his life.

See what damage the closet does?
by padrewu
Sat Dec 01, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: Most Overrated Minneapolis St Paul Restaurants
Replies: 32
Views: 20806

Please add...

Sawadee to the list. Not because they have changed, but they're getting the snot curried out of them by Amazing Thailand, next door to the Uptown Bar on Henn. Their special this week is Pumpkin Curry (actually squash) served in a jack-o-lantern carved... you guessed it, squash. $13 or so, with your ...
by padrewu
Wed Oct 24, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Canadian Teacher Sought In Sexual Abuse Of Boys
Replies: 6
Views: 1323

And that means STERN letters, maybe even written in red letters, just to drive the point home.
by padrewu
Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Canadian Teacher Sought In Sexual Abuse Of Boys
Replies: 6
Views: 1323

A couple years ago I read a memoir by an Interpol agent recounting his adventures raiding Thai child brothels and blowing holes in the proprietors and clients. While this is dubious stuff- no reason to give law its due course when there’s no law- Dirty Harry would be proud. Of course, any justice/ri...
by padrewu
Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:19 am
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Nooses in New York
Replies: 5
Views: 1316

This is one reason why hate crimes legislation is important. Yes, it’s important to put the nish-nish on this. Letting people dig their own graves through tasteless and unwarranted threats exposes them for what they are. Not to mention, terroristic threats are considered bad news with fairly stiff ...
by padrewu
Tue Oct 23, 2007 1:33 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Kathy Griffin Earns A Lightning Bolt
Replies: 39
Views: 10583

Who's a bigger celebrity than Jesus?
The Beatles, just ask Lennon...
by padrewu
Wed Oct 17, 2007 2:09 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Worst Navy barracks design...EVER.
Replies: 6
Views: 2023

This is the silliest tasteless joke that ever got someone fired. They were fired, right?
by padrewu
Wed Oct 17, 2007 2:02 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Campaign for Real Beauty
Replies: 9
Views: 2636

While there’s a ton (did I just say that?) of merit in this film, does that mean Dove is repentant for all the super-duper hot models they’ve used to promote their products over the last several decades? Nice message. I wonder if they’ll pay millions to put it on TV instead of the usual super-duper ...
by padrewu
Wed Oct 17, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Rapper T.I. Arrested Buying Machine Guns
Replies: 3
Views: 1002

Man alive, you can’t buy press like this. A performance on BET comes and goes with little-to-zip press. But an arrest for being Harder-Than-Thou should sell some records. By the way, don’t be fooled for a second that he has two nickels to rub together. Record contracts ARE NOT a free million; they’r...
by padrewu
Wed Oct 17, 2007 1:42 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Oral Roberts University Hit By Lawsuits
Replies: 4
Views: 1694

God wants to know

Did anyone see the Saturday Night Live skit with (I think) Dana Carvey playing Oral Roberts, working in his office, when the doors open, heavenly light blares through, and God’s Deep Voice asks: “Oral… Where’s the money?”
by padrewu
Wed Oct 17, 2007 1:36 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Ann Coulter Irks Jewish Americans
Replies: 2
Views: 1556

God help her if she gets Kathy Griffin on the mic... Jihad for Jews!
by padrewu
Wed Oct 17, 2007 1:34 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Kathy Griffin Earns A Lightning Bolt
Replies: 39
Views: 10583

By chance, I just watched the tail-end of a Kathy Griffin routine on Comedy Central. While she’s okay as a comic, I find it weird that a critique her rap evolved into a Religious/Death Penalty all-or-nothing debate so soon. Wow! And to think she’s just okay as a comic… You would think she was someon...
by padrewu
Tue Oct 09, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: padre's challenge
Replies: 15
Views: 4353

Sorry about your experience at FedEx Field. There's nothing like MNF to rub it in.
by padrewu
Tue Oct 09, 2007 1:33 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Dear (Insert Business Here)
Replies: 2
Views: 1246

Got a particular story to share?
by padrewu
Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:57 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Beer O'Clock?
Replies: 3
Views: 1271

Beer and iTunes go great together: Everyone can play DJ, and the library gets a workout.
by padrewu
Thu Sep 20, 2007 3:52 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: How Economic Crackpots Devoured American Politics
Replies: 26
Views: 5739

What glad-handing jerk is proposing anything close to half?! There's a special mix between level of income AND owning your own business that throws you into a certain tax bracket. You cited 91%. While I've never been asked to pitch that much in, you would be suprized at how much the government want...
by padrewu
Wed Sep 19, 2007 12:29 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Ninnies In The Fast Lane (A Gripe)
Replies: 16
Views: 3988

Since I don't tailgate and try to leave enough room between my car and the one in front of me, there's always that a-hole who thinks that means it's his opportunity to get into my lane between us.
Don't I know it...
by padrewu
Wed Sep 19, 2007 12:25 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: How Economic Crackpots Devoured American Politics
Replies: 26
Views: 5739

The biggest reason I just can’t go for taxing the bejeezus out of somebody because they made a tidy sum is simple: They earned it. Now, keep your Birks on. When I say somebody earned it, I mean it didn’t happen over night. When I was making some cash (not a ton, mind you) playing music, I wasn’t bei...
by padrewu
Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Ninnies In The Fast Lane (A Gripe)
Replies: 16
Views: 3988

I don't tailgate as it's more likely to cause a bender than anything. But that's what the brights are for...
by padrewu
Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: How Economic Crackpots Devoured American Politics
Replies: 26
Views: 5739

And the government had what to do with a post-war world where nations funneled their money and resources into trading instead of war? Please note that this magic didn't last through the Jimmy Carter years with double-digit inflation, thus giving birth to Reganomics... (Bet the NR skimmed over that l...
by padrewu
Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:11 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: How Economic Crackpots Devoured American Politics
Replies: 26
Views: 5739

By the way, the article is not saying that 91% taxes are desirable, or that they caused the period of prosperity. It's saying that if taxes that high can allow prosperity, then if much higher taxes than we have now don't automatically kill or even dampen periods of prosperity, neither will taxes a ...
by padrewu
Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:00 am
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Stranger than fiction... (Yes. More gun stuff.)
Replies: 7
Views: 1824

Death by skinny-dip

If one keeps them clean and unloaded, their no more dangerous than a frying pan. As for swimming pools, well, we know how dangerous they can be...
by padrewu
Mon Sep 17, 2007 7:39 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Stranger than fiction... (Yes. More gun stuff.)
Replies: 7
Views: 1824

Mattsciple- As an aside, there’s a book called “Freakenomics” by Stephen Levitt that proves through economic principles that you and your kids are safer stashing a bunch of guns in your house than having a family-friendly pool in your back yard. He goes on to prove that Sumo wrestling is fixed… I th...
by padrewu
Mon Sep 17, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Men Prefer "Hot" Women, Per University Study
Replies: 5
Views: 1509

Upon further research...

This Just In: Homely women with bad breath and no tact are deemed unattractive! The Society For Drinking Beer In The Garage And Blurting The Obvious has just completed a five-second study where one male asked himself: “Would I wanna hook-up with a dog of a gal sporting bad breath and no humor?” Afte...
by padrewu
Mon Sep 17, 2007 6:02 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Stranger than fiction... (Yes. More gun stuff.)
Replies: 7
Views: 1824

Come on, mattsciple, guns are NOT dangerous. Pointing and shooting them usually has the desired effect, but as for the guns themselves…

Would I be out of line to suggest that your opinion of firearms being THE danger would be a product of media sensationalism?
by padrewu
Mon Sep 17, 2007 5:06 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: How Economic Crackpots Devoured American Politics
Replies: 26
Views: 5739

Much of this rests on the point: If we raise more tax money, politicians can do more good (whatever that is), everybody will benefit (really?), and it’s better to take money away and redistribute it for the sheer fun of it (doubt it). Thus, saying “it debunks the whole idea” that people and ideas cr...
by padrewu
Mon Sep 17, 2007 4:50 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: It's a new week...
Replies: 3
Views: 1172

I planned on drinking off the Vikings pathetic loss for, oh, five or six days until I saw a special on the Aryan Brotherhood, a gang of murderous maniacs that specializes in meth dealing and violence for violence sake. In the interest of researching something more interesting than politics and polit...
by padrewu
Mon Sep 17, 2007 4:38 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Ninnies In The Fast Lane (A Gripe)
Replies: 16
Views: 3988

Ninnies In The Fast Lane (A Gripe)

So I’m driving home, rocking out to Tool and puffing a butt, as is my habit after work. In the left lane, there’s a Toyota Prius, choking up the flow of traffic by going ten miles-an-hour under the speed limit. After giving this person a half-mile to pull over into the Ninny Lane, I turned my lights...
by padrewu
Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:18 am
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Police attack cyclists in Loring Park
Replies: 15
Views: 2693

Screw public protests, "You gotta BE the change you want to see in the world" I personally hate all forms of public protest, if you want to feed the homeless, start baking some bread and give it away, if you want peace, teach a free self defense class for folks. All the blah blah blahs in the world...
by padrewu
Tue Aug 28, 2007 7:20 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: Terror Attacks Kills Hundreds In Iraq
Replies: 17
Views: 4200

They're where they've been since the beginning of this mess. In chambers telling us not to go to war with Iraq and saying that we'll get no help from them. At least we can't fault them for flip-flopping. Very convenient for them. As if Iraq doesn’t affect the members financially, politically, moral...
by padrewu
Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Terror Attacks Kills Hundreds In Iraq
Replies: 17
Views: 4200

Where the hell is the UN in this mess? I’ve been hearing for years that the UN is nothing more than puppet-muscle for the USA as we pick up 22% of the bill. But when the sh*t really hits the fan, they’re nowhere to be found. Wiping murderous dictators off the ass of the world isn’t a job for America...
by padrewu
Wed Aug 15, 2007 1:20 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Welcome To Hackerville
Replies: 1
Views: 1007

Soory, man. I was drinking and the fun bug got ahold of me. I'll try to restrain myself... starting now.
by padrewu
Tue Aug 14, 2007 10:24 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Worry
Replies: 9
Views: 2380

For what it's worth: Not using Mac is a one-way ticket to Worryville, USA. Spend the money and save the heartache. But good luck finding yer stuff, I'm rootin' for you.

And happy birthday! :lol:
by padrewu
Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Omaha Somalis Claim Employment Harassment
Replies: 22
Views: 6378

I'm Scottish and German and no one in my family drinks or swears.
Ah-ha! Now I’m starting to get a picture of where you’re coming from!
by padrewu
Tue Aug 14, 2007 8:51 am
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Worry
Replies: 9
Views: 2380

Those Vikings are giving me heart palpitations sooner than usual. So aside from being low on funds and high on bills (nothing new), I’d have to say I’m lucking out in the stress department.
by padrewu
Mon Aug 13, 2007 5:15 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: What Are Your Top Ten Favorite Movies?
Replies: 15
Views: 3906

Real Man

I know., but being a masculine gay man in a society that would like to portray us all as a bunch of shallow femmy clones is no picnic.
Yer ALL man, Mike. Well, at least man enough to pick up the garbage (compared to the sissy-boys that won't find a can and do it themselves.)
by padrewu
Fri Aug 10, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: padre's challenge
Replies: 15
Views: 4353

Noted- Bubba did NOT pick his sister's banjo.

All's well that ends well...
by padrewu
Fri Aug 10, 2007 5:17 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: What Are Your Top Ten Favorite Movies?
Replies: 15
Views: 3906

Christopher Walken is the biggest badass to sit in a chair.
by padrewu
Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:54 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: What Are Your Top Ten Favorite Movies?
Replies: 15
Views: 3906

I can’t pick ‘em in order: 1. LOTR Trilogy (and the Ralph Bakshi version, too!) Dora- “Slurp?” Are you aware of the punch-line for the joke: “What is the difference between like and love?” (It rhymes with “hallows”…) 2. Star Wars- “I find your lack of faith disturbing…” 3. Escape From New York- Shot...
by padrewu
Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:11 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 6643

Don't forget about those mean-gnawing incisors...
by padrewu
Sat Aug 04, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Political Correctness- Fad or Alive & Well?
Replies: 7
Views: 2230

Padre, would you have campaigned for mayor of that one-horse town we grew up in by spouting libertarian nonsense about guns and dope? First off, no more shooting my guns after shooting my dope for you… When I ran Mayor, I thought I was still a pure Democrat. It was running for mayor that taught me ...
by padrewu
Thu Aug 02, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 6643

I'm usually working when the farmer's markets are doing business, but my wife goes for me.

Cooking with that stuff is the best! It's so damn... good!
by padrewu
Wed Aug 01, 2007 2:39 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 6643

Please don't pity me, although I've been forced to become rather adept at learning the art of making pad-thai with tofu. My wife has me in a half-nelson over this. But I don't get all nutty over the waste of resources that become tofu rather than meat. Pad Thai Tofu: This classic Thai dish lends its...
by padrewu
Wed Aug 01, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 6643

Would you ever open your refrigerator, pull out 16 plates of pasta and toss them in the trash, and then eat just one plate of food?1 How about leveling 55 square feet of rain forest for a single meal or dumping 2,500 gallons of water down the drain?2,3 Of course you wouldn't. But if you're eating c...
by padrewu
Mon Jul 30, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 6643

That's it?

Gimme some time to rebutt.
by padrewu
Mon Jul 30, 2007 4:40 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 6643

Hold it!

Wait, what effects are you talking about? (A chance to enlighten a dim bulb.)
by padrewu
Mon Jul 30, 2007 4:39 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 6643

Amen.
by padrewu
Sun Jul 29, 2007 8:36 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 6643

I said some, but not all. For some things, no, you don't have to sacrifice taste along with meat. But I will say that- to me- a diet without meat is like saying: I like red and yellow, but any color with a shade of blue is out of the question. I understand, it's a matter of taste. And your dinner wa...
by padrewu
Sun Jul 29, 2007 8:12 pm
Forum: Love Talk
Topic: No Sex Tonight?
Replies: 2
Views: 2169

Gold. Pure gold. (And not the kind you can buy, either.)
by padrewu
Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: padre's challenge
Replies: 15
Views: 4353

Ya got a pertty mouth?

Bubba- There’s crazy. And then there’s country-crazy. You’re the best of both. I did the math, but didn’t give you time off for good behavior, (since you pull plenty of double-shifts, working your nervous system well into the night… and sometimes into the next day). But to tell you the truth, no cal...
by padrewu
Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:30 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 6643

This brings something up: Is it really seen as desirable to be vegetarian? For the purposes of not getting stuck on the silly points, I can accept that people are vegetarians (the reduced demand keeps the prices of delicious and nutritious meat from rising), but at the same time, my culinary senses ...
by padrewu
Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 6643

I should add that protein discrimination, IS discrimination. Period.

You lettuce bigots should be ashamed.

Where is the justice?
by padrewu
Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: MySpace IDs 29,000 Sex Offenders
Replies: 3
Views: 1220

I don't feel tardy...

God... I wanted to go there in the worst way, but every time I wrote in down, it just got worse and worse...

You put it better.
by padrewu
Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:11 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Trip To The Dark Side?
Replies: 12
Views: 3368

I forget that people aren't afforded an opinion without evidence or something tangible to back it up.

My bad.

Nobody should be proud of us.
by padrewu
Wed Jul 25, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: Religion
Topic: What the Qur'an Really Says
Replies: 2
Views: 1468

Equal Opportunity!

A moron talking sh*t in the paper? It can’t be true. Just can’t be true. But my favorite part is where the author refuses to admit that there might be a verse or two in the Koran that could be dismissive of others. We’re used to Christian losers quoting the Bible as if they have some singular author...
by padrewu
Wed Jul 25, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Ishy Issue Of Infidelity
Replies: 3
Views: 1193

Nobody's the wiser...

As a veteran of a touring rock band, I say this: Cheaters get found for who they are in time.

However, that doesn't make either the "original woman" or the "other woman" any smarter.
by padrewu
Wed Jul 25, 2007 7:47 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: For Hire
Replies: 3
Views: 1507

I'd start an online forum where people bicker about the finer points of everything even though they really feel the same about the bigger picture.

Just an idea.
by padrewu
Wed Jul 25, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Meat
Replies: 34
Views: 6643

Dora- Stay out of Japan. You get certain looks if you hesitate to eat cow tongue, fish head, or other delights.

For the record, deep fried scorpion tastes just like McDonald's French Fries...

Enjoy!
by padrewu
Wed Jul 25, 2007 7:37 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Hooker Abandons Baby To Service Customer
Replies: 6
Views: 2246

Crackin' Down...

I would be interested to see what kind of society we would have with decriminalized blow: Would we get all German about it and make sure the trains ran on time, or would we all become crack whores? To tell you the truth, I’ve rarely met someone that was left wanting for drugs for too long. It’s Amer...
by padrewu
Wed Jul 25, 2007 7:26 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: MySpace IDs 29,000 Sex Offenders
Replies: 3
Views: 1220

I wonder what was on their music playlists- "Good Morning Little School Girl"?
by padrewu
Wed Jul 25, 2007 7:23 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Julia Lund - "Naughty" Chaska Teacher
Replies: 6
Views: 8594

I'm a bad person, but...

After reviewing the rogue's photo list, all I can say is: Why didn't this happen to me?
by padrewu
Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Trip To The Dark Side?
Replies: 12
Views: 3368

Congratulations! It has now been established that we can’t even agree that it’s annoying (and perhaps car-threatening) when somebody takes their foot off the break to retrieve a nickel.

I don’t know who, but somebody should be proud of us.
by padrewu
Mon Jul 23, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Trip To The Dark Side?
Replies: 12
Views: 3368

your shoddy anecdotal evidence
YOWZA!!!
by padrewu
Mon Jul 23, 2007 3:12 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Trip To The Dark Side?
Replies: 12
Views: 3368

Do Germans ever coin good words?

Several-
Mercedes-Benz
Beir
and of course,
Das Minnesota Vikings!
by padrewu
Sun Jul 22, 2007 8:18 pm
Forum: Question of the Day
Topic: Trip To The Dark Side?
Replies: 12
Views: 3368

Troubled Son As an advice columnist and a Padre, I would ask you to strongly consider turning the other cheek. Not away from imminent destruction at McDonald’s, nor the Suburban in a suburban parking lot, but from society at large. These people mean you no good. Being a kind and caring person will d...
by padrewu
Sun Jul 22, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Political Correctness- Fad or Alive & Well?
Replies: 7
Views: 2230

That being said: Maybe it was easier to tell who was a bigot before.

Or maybe those inclined towards "PC-crap" can feel 20% more smug about being right (while talking like an ass).

Or...?
by padrewu
Sun Jul 22, 2007 5:06 pm
Forum: What's on Your Mind
Topic: Political Correctness- Fad or Alive & Well?
Replies: 7
Views: 2230

Political Correctness- Fad or Alive & Well?

I was thinking about my days at St. Olaf College back in the mid-90’s, when I remembered how much of life (academically and socially) was framed within the context of political correctness. While the standard for some social interaction was raised, (nish-nish on the nigger jokes, thank you very much...