Archive for the ‘rants’ Category

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Posted: 6th November 2017 by Robyn Jane in hypocrisy, justice, LGBTQ rights, rants
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Reading the November 2017 issue of The Empty Closet caused—as it usually does—me to experience mixed emotions. Joy, because of the stories about adoption and other loving family issues, and fear because my own government refuses to recognize my right to even exist . Having grown up in the ‘50s and ‘60s, I bought into […]

Why Do So Many Americans Hate Each Other?

Posted: 13th October 2017 by Robyn Jane in Balkanization, rants, Trump

That was the question on Facebook this morning. This was my answer. It’s fear, most likely. People don’t understand what’s happening in our country today and so they cling desperately to the idea that nothings wrong. When someone tries to point out what’s essentially cognitive dissonance, they lash out in fear. Our “modern” educational system, […]

The Tale of the Purple Bike of Sumatra

Posted: 27th July 2017 by Robyn Jane in rants, walmart
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(With apologies to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) After a long winter’s idleness, I decided that the time of exercise has finally come. To be honest, that time came several months ago. But what has come was a refund check sizeable enough to buy a bicycle. As much as I prefer to do business with locally-owned […]

Analog vs. Digital

Posted: 31st May 2017 by Robyn Jane in rants, technology
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Remember the analog world? Back when clocks had hands? When you had to have a modem in order to talk to another computer? You remember modems, right? A device that converted the digital signal your computer produced so it could be sent along analog telephone lines? How about vinyl records? Do you remember how superior […]

Look at this man: If Jesus truly heals the sick, why does Pat Robertson always look as if he has a terminal case of constipation? Might it have something to do with all the bullshit he peddles on TV? Here’s another: For a guy who supposedly preaches the Gospel of Christ, he sure spreads a […]