You know why it sucks? Because every Nicholas Sparks book and movie (and romcom drivel in general) is what men think is women want in the courting process and romantic relationships. Who would honestly think that: going gaga for some hot chick you don't even know; stalking her; and threatening to harm yourself if… » 7/02/14 11:35pm 7/02/14 11:35pm

The ironic Independent Institute (a libertarian think tank, not independent at all) thinks that the country is a libertarian wet dream. Notice how this guy says that major international corporations came to invest but he conveniently omits who in Somalia actually profited from that because it sure as shit didn't… » 7/02/14 10:44pm 7/02/14 10:44pm

I can see where he's coming from on this. There have been shows about women before, but they were never as popular with both genders. The "girls only" aspect is no big deal, and material like that wasn't very good anyway. But OITNB is becoming more and more popular with both genders. It's a very well-written show.… » 6/30/14 8:43pm 6/30/14 8:43pm

No. She had the attitude of someone who was very aware of her constitutional rights — something law enforcement count on most people not knowing. After spending three months on a federal grand jury, I can assure you, that's precisely why cops get away with what they do. » 6/29/14 9:43pm 6/29/14 9:43pm

Celebrity Worship Strikes Again (TW)

The Washington Post has an excellent profile of British entertainer Jimmy Savile and how celebrity worship shielded him from the consequences of his egregious crimes. Savile allegedly sexually abused over 500 adults and children, and he engaged in necrophilia. The victims' ages range from two to 75 years old. He… » 6/29/14 9:20pm 6/29/14 9:20pm

I tried couples counseling once, and it was a disaster. I didn't want to go because, while good relationships do take a lot of work, you can't "fix" every pitfall. Like when someone saying, "I don't think I ever really loved you. I don't know why act like I do. I don't know what's true anymore." » 6/28/14 1:10pm 6/28/14 1:10pm