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imho is just a polite way to say I know you don’t give a hoot what I think but I’m going to say it anyway

“Have you no sense of decency, sir?”

August 20, 2011 imho is just a polite way to say I know you don't give a hoot what I think but I'm going to say it anyway

I was as naive as could be. And possibly stupid. I now realized. When I first read the op-ed by Warren Buffett in New York Times, “Stop Coddling the Super Rich”, on 14 August, in which Buffett expounded on the concept of “shared sacrifices” and argued for tax increase for the super wealthy, himself included, […]

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Repost: My Problems with “The Help”

August 14, 2011 imho is just a polite way to say I know you don't give a hoot what I think but I'm going to say it anyway

Apparently many of my friends from my “real life” LOVE The Help. Love it. They are telling people on Facebook to “GO SEE THE HELP. RUN. NOT WALK!” including a dear dear friend who studied and wrote about Apartheid in South Africa. As I ponder how much I should share my perspectives with her at the risk of […]

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WTF Wednesday: I will stab anyone who says “Boys will always be boys”

July 27, 2011 imho is just a polite way to say I know you don't give a hoot what I think but I'm going to say it anyway

I wrote a post titled  I will stab anyone who says “Boys will always be boys”  in October 2010 at the height of teen (and preteen) suicides. With the nation coming together in the movement It Gets Better, I felt relieved. “People get it now.” I thought. “They are reaching out to our young people. People […]

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The Curious Case of Ruby, the Anti-Barbie

June 4, 2011 a picture is worth a thousand words

I suspect that you have been seeing this picture popping up on your Facebook and/or Twitter stream this week. I did. Like you, I had a visceral response to it. FUCK YEAH! Was exactly what I said to the monitor as I responded to the plea on Facebook “This was an ad made by bodyshop. But Barbie […]

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“I have a spare tire in my car.”

May 26, 2011 imho is just a polite way to say I know you don't give a hoot what I think but I'm going to say it anyway

I don’t know what else to say. I will just quote extensively from this news report from KSN News 3 on May 25, 2011. Sometime in May Representatives in Topeka, Kansas “were debating a bill that would ban insurance companies from offering abortion coverage in regular health plans. The bill, that was signed into law […]

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Things You Should Read

April 15, 2011 imho is just a polite way to say I know you don't give a hoot what I think but I'm going to say it anyway

Instead of reading my blog, here are two things I came across today that you should read over the weekend: From the New York Times, A Gay Former N.B.A. Player Responds to Kobe Bryant, by John Amaechi, who in 2007 was the first NBA player to come out. We have all heard that Kobe called […]

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Sucker Punched

March 25, 2011 imho is just a polite way to say I know you don't give a hoot what I think but I'm going to say it anyway

Warning: This post is a RANT with a heavily identity politics bend. So if you have no time nor patience to listen to People of Color whining “Oh no not that wah-wah we want to be represented crap again!”, please just ignore me when I come back down from my high horse. I AM BACK! […]

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Why I have nothing to write about on the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day?

March 8, 2011 imho is just a polite way to say I know you don't give a hoot what I think but I'm going to say it anyway

Because Hallmark does not make a card for this. When I opened the newspaper this Sunday, ads with BIG SALES for International Women’s Day did not tumble out of the newspaper bundle. Well, because there was none. It was not even an after thought here in the U.S. if it were not for the Interwebz, […]

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“What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.”

February 4, 2011 imho is just a polite way to say I know you don't give a hoot what I think but I'm going to say it anyway

. . . . . But, Wait, There is more! Inspired by Vapid Blonde’s brilliant idea in her comment, that Papa Bear’s words when read out loud could sound almost like a children’s book, I present you with these… . . .

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