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Thinking About Twitter (Updated)

I don’t use Twitter the way I use Facebook. Maybe because I’m old and came to social media late in the game? Whatever, for me Facebook is about friends and family while Twitter is about news and events. Facebook friends are people I know. I’ve never met the people I follow on Twitter and probably [...]

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Sanity Check

I needed reassurance that the Bundy Ranch and Murrieta types are a marginal minority, and Rachel Maddow gave it to me. [...]

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But, But … They’re ILLEGAL!

President Eisenhower mobilized hundreds of troops to enforce federal law and prevent rule by lynch mob in Little Rock. Yes, Virginia, there once was a time when presidents were courageous. [...]

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Thursday Bag o’ Empty Calories

I saw a commercial for implantable contact lenses on TV last night. If “implantable” means what I think it means, what does “contact” mean? Contacting the inner surface of your eye, looking out? Why not just “implantable lenses”? Sort of a Six Million Dollar Man kind of thing, or am I thinking of The Terminator? [...]

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Friday Bag o’ Lies

I was trying to write a long, intelligent post about how poorly served we are by the media, that giant echo chamber of misinformation and lies, but became too disheartened to go on. It’s all been said, and not enough of us seem to give a shit.

For example: the minimum wage has been [...]

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Thursday Bag o’ Dorian Gray

I really really do not want my next presidential choice to be Hillary Clinton, but now I feel I have to defend her by voting for her. God damn you Karl Rove! [...]

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NPR Doesn’t Often Outrage, but When It Does …

What the heck, NPR? Anyone listening to today’s Morning Edition could be excused for thinking your correspondents are reading from a list of GOP talking points. [...]

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Air-Minded: Define “Best”

If I were king of the Air Force, I’d keep it in the drawer for private viewing, along with my stash of porn DVDs. [...]

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