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by Lightning Rod
October 17th, 2010, 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are you a feminist ifso what type?
Replies: 35
Views: 1270

Re: Are you a feminist ifso what type?

Anybody that doesn't take the war between the sexes seriously will remain a helpless puppet of the feminazis. It's a matter of life and death, a power struggle so primal and biological and knitted into our genes that to deny or ignore it only guarantees submission and defeat. Lust for power is the r...
by Lightning Rod
October 16th, 2010, 2:07 pm
Forum: Lightning Rod
Topic: One Dollar, One Vote -- Virtual Dollarcracy
Replies: 8
Views: 1276

One Dollar, One Vote -- Virtual Dollarcracy

Full Formatted Version Here One Dollar, One Vote -- Virtual Dollarcracy The idea of One Man, One Vote is one of my favorite parts of the Myth of Democracy. I'm a pretty avid history student. I wouldn't pretend to teach it like Glenn Beck does but I've read all eleven volumes of Durant's The Story o...
by Lightning Rod
October 16th, 2010, 8:07 am
Forum: Stories & Essays
Topic: Why I'm Not Much of a Music Fan
Replies: 5
Views: 247

Re: Why I'm Not Much of a Music Fan

Interesting reflections, Cec I've been grappling with my thoughts about music in the process of working on my memoir. The subject of music's influence on the other arts is a fascinating one. I have also talked to many and varied artists and musicians about this. Visual artists often enjoy music whil...
by Lightning Rod
October 15th, 2010, 7:24 pm
Forum: Poetry
Topic: poetry like UFO's
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Re: poetry like UFO's

nice poem/proesy or however you wish to label it I like it because it is not imagaic poetry but it depends on ideas I was about to say something about the 'nice' remark, Jack, but I kept mum Here is a UFO poem that appeared on Oral Sets, the spoken-word CD that Doreen and I did a few years ago. You ...
by Lightning Rod
October 14th, 2010, 10:16 pm
Forum: Lightning Rod
Topic: If I Were the Perfect Person
Replies: 9
Views: 1311

Re: If I Were the Perfect Person

yes, you say it's easy for me to mock perfection just takes 3cc's of gas to make a fart but it's flammable gas like language and oxygen volatile mix of idea and illusion the rhyme is the great mistake of poetry costs of time and credence one spasm of inspiration ended with a sound like a fox I go to...
by Lightning Rod
October 14th, 2010, 12:38 pm
Forum: Lightning Rod
Topic: If I Were the Perfect Person
Replies: 9
Views: 1311

If I Were the Perfect Person

If I Were the Perfect Person If I were a perfect person, I would rise every morning with a smile on my face and purpose in my step. I wouldn't have my morning cigarette and then I would eat a nourishing breakfast with plenty of fiber. No coffee if I were a perfect person. If I were a perfect person...
by Lightning Rod
October 13th, 2010, 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mine Rescue and BP Spill -- Bookends
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Mine Rescue and BP Spill -- Bookends

Full Formatted Version Mine Rescue and BP Spill -- Bookends The de-tombing of the Chilean miners is a welcome change from the usual story that commands the attention of the worldwide press. It usually takes large body count or widespread environmental catastrophe to glean such coverage but this is ...
by Lightning Rod
October 11th, 2010, 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marijuana -- Will It Still Be Fun When It's Legal?
Replies: 9
Views: 518

Marijuana -- Will It Still Be Fun When It's Legal?

The Poet's Eye Marijuana -- Will It Still Be Fun When It's Legal? The Poet's Eye is about to witness an event that I never thought I would live to see. When the people of California pass Proposition 19 to legalize marijuana, they will be curing one of the diseases suffered by our body politic for g...
by Lightning Rod
October 9th, 2010, 9:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Christine O'Donnell and BozoGate
Replies: 0
Views: 217

Christine O'Donnell and BozoGate

Full Formatted Version Here Christine O'Donnell and BozoGate A character like Christine O'Donnell presents a unique problem for a humorist. Few elaborations are called for since the caricature is self-embodied. All that is needed is a dead-pan Jack Benny look. You know, the one where he just stares...
by Lightning Rod
October 5th, 2010, 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six Flags Over Beirut -- Terrorist Theme Park
Replies: 8
Views: 522

Re: Six Flags Over Beirut -- Terrorist Theme Park

sounds like an honest transaction to me, cec
as long as you didn't tell the lady that the bracelet would cure her rheumatiz or protect her from Juarez War Lords :)
by Lightning Rod
October 4th, 2010, 4:42 pm
Forum: Stories & Essays
Topic: Why I'm Not Much of a Music Fan
Replies: 5
Views: 247

Why I'm Not Much of a Music Fan

I've never been much of a music fan. This might seem like a strange statement coming from a person who has subsisted for a good deal of his life by being a professional musician. The operative word is 'fan.' or at least my private definition of the term, 'music fan.' I love music. Music is a huge pa...
by Lightning Rod
October 2nd, 2010, 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six Flags Over Beirut -- Terrorist Theme Park
Replies: 8
Views: 522

Re: Six Flags Over Beirut -- Terrorist Theme Park

sounds like a plan

about that bracelet
does it use a battery?
if so, how often do you have to replace it?
by Lightning Rod
October 2nd, 2010, 10:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six Flags Over Beirut -- Terrorist Theme Park
Replies: 8
Views: 522

Re: Six Flags Over Beirut -- Terrorist Theme Park

don't be embarrassed, doreen
I'm working on a bracelet now that protects the wearer from his own gullibility. When he puts it on it instantly balances his chi. You can tell it's working when he asks for his 19.95 back. And if you buy that, I've got a theme park in Beirut to sell you.
by Lightning Rod
October 1st, 2010, 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six Flags Over Beirut -- Terrorist Theme Park
Replies: 8
Views: 522

Six Flags Over Beirut -- Terrorist Theme Park

Six Flags Over Beirut -- Normalizing Terror Sometimes I wake up in the morning and tune-in to cable news and wonder if I've stumbled into some absurd parallel universe where the kings mock the jesters and money will still buy you anything you don't want. This morning my world dawned in Beirut where...

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