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May 21, 2017

Going to the gym with my wife for the first time in our lives. UPDATED!!!


jk I feel great! My wife and I actually enjoyed ourselves and got past the anxiety with plenty of laughter and support.

We felt good as we left, didn't feel like poop. So we must have done something right.

One problem though was that a few too many men leered at my wife a bit much and it made her uncomfortable. Any advice for dealing with live testosterone?

Other than that, we had fun on a multitude of machines and ended the session with treadmill cardio. I think we might even come back!

Original post below....

omg omg omg what I DONT KNOW EVEN

May 20, 2017

Where do you go to discover new music online?

SoundCloud for me is tops. What about you?

May 19, 2017

To all the Republicans that completely believe "Criticism of the president is hurting our nation" BS

I want you to look at the past.

You remember what it was like with the Democratic president. Did your side sit down and accept it?

No! You fought. You criticized fancy mustard usage and even made stuff up.

But did that president get on twitter and say something along the lines of... "These criticisms of me are ruining the nation."

No? He... Did his job? He pressed forward?

Wow, it's as if all the effigies of his body being hanged did NOTHING to impede him from doing his job! Holy SHIT. Who would have known that doing your job as the president is unaffected by criticisms!

So, to the president... Just shut up and prove us all wrong. Because you keep talking and proving us right.

May 19, 2017

I listened to about 5 minutes of right wing radio today.

By accident. I was tired of listening to the music on my phone and tried my radio. Being a milennial, I rarely use it so I've programmed a few channels into it, classical, NPR, classic rock, oldies, but I got curious and went through the preset channels I never touch.


I start hearing recording after recording of snippets of the news media calling for impeachment of Trump. I keep listening. I'm thinking, hmm what is this leading to?

After about 3 minutes of this montage of media, I hear the host, a man start to talk about how the media is calling for impeachment. "But is that a fair reaction?" he said. I lifted an eyebrow. Soon enough, he started talking about the DEEP STATE and how Trump will never be impeached and it's stupid. "Ah fuck" I thought to myself. I've stumbled upon right wing radio.

But I was bored, and knew that it couldn't hurt me. Why not listen to a bit of what's infecting my neighbors brains?

Soon enough I was informed about this Seth Rich conspiracy and listened to the host bring on a guest to talk about it. The guest didn't really play along with the hosts ruse about Trump being impenetrable and the host was flustered. Soon enough it was time for a commercial break. GUNS! WANT TO WIN THE GUN OF YOUR DREAMS? ENTER AT THIS WEBSITE TO WIN 1500 DOLLARS TO ANY GUN OF YOUR DREAMS! Ugh, wow.

Then it was interstitial time... "STILL WAITING FOR ALL THE LIBS THAT SAID THEY'D LEAVE THE COUNTRY IF TRUMP WAS ELECTED TO GET OUT.... You're listening to Sean Hannity."


Also, what's the point of this Seth Rich conspiracy? To distract from the shit for brains president. Even if something weird was happening with the democratic party, it has NOTHING to do with the colossal risk and failure that Trump is. It's just like Pizza Gate, EVEN IF THAT WERE TRUE, what the fuck does it have to do with the REAL problems that Trump presents us?


May 15, 2017

I'm something

Not sure what. But I am.

I recently... Came out? To my wife about it.

She totally supports me and that's a relief. But, I seek a better understanding of me. And I thought I'd talk with DU's LGBT group about it.

I'm a male. I'm attracted only to my wife, a female BUT...

I feel an immense confidence and pleasure in thinking of myself as female.

I don't want to wear women's clothes... Or do I?

I don't want to put on make up. Maybe?

But I feel EMPOWERED when I think of myself as a female. I first noticed it on DU in fact. When a user referred to me as a she. I didn't care to correct them because I thought, "damn right I am." And I smiled and felt good about myself. It went on from there. I haven't lied and told anyone I'm female online though. I don't want to cause trouble.

Today though, I find myself obsessed with being pretty. Like, I am really really interested in hygiene and beauty right now. Excited about it even. I want to do my hair and clean my face.

So... What do you think of this? I'm not gay, I'm not interested in men. But I even like thinking of myself as a woman when I'm with my wife.

So there it is. It's... Out there. :/

May 13, 2017

Comey Is Willing To Testify Before Lawmakers But Only in Public

Source: Slate

There was a bit of head-scratching in Washington Friday afternoon when senators revealed that ousted FBI Director James Comey had declined an invitation to speak before a closed session of the Senate Intelligence Committee next Tuesday. But the New York Times hears word that it wasnt testifying that Comey objected to, but rather that he wants his testimony to be open to the public. That could be a way for Comey to protect himself and make sure what he says is accurately reflected considering it seems pretty obvious any testimony from a closed hearing would be quickly leaked to the press.

Read more: http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/05/13/comey_is_willing_to_testify_before_lawmakers_but_only_in_public.html


Here's another source: http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/fbi/333241-comey-willing-to-testify-but-only-in-public-report
May 13, 2017




And you have no idea what's about to happen to them! And no, they're not getting eaten.... NOT YET.

UPDATE!!! I present...

Open face drop biscuits with marinara meatballs and melted Italian herb cheese.



Eat with fork.

May 12, 2017

There are no TAPES of Comey and Trump speaking.

Because who the hell records on tape anymore? What an anachronism. Geez.

Anyways, even if there are recordings of dirt on Comey, I'm certain there's still dirt on Trump. Everyone's dirty. It doesn't make Trump any cleaner. Hell, if they all have to go down, so be it.

May 12, 2017

I am okay and sobering up now

Thanks for talking to me earlier.

I did have a physical accident of drunken stupor though and I'm in pain.

I will sleep now

May 11, 2017

Isn't racism the dumbest fucking human kneejerk emotion?

I mean, seriously. It's so tribal and primitive.

I just overheard a coworker bitching and moaning about "African Americans" complain too much.

What do you think causes racism in someone? Here's what I think.

1. A simple mind. A brain that chunks things up simplistically so that everything is easy to understand. The world is black and white and so the simple mind now feels it has a grasp on it and can cope. Nevermind the fact that everything is much more complex, that's too difficult. This person literally has a more primitive and lesser brain. This is the number one reason to me that I think hardcore racists are beyond recovery.

2. Little to no exposure to another race. Now the person only has stereotypes to follow and or has to make their own mind up regarding people they have little to no experience with, and since the simple mind doesn't like accepting "I can't make a decision until I have enough information", it makes broad assumptions, again making everything easier to understand.

2. Having a bad experience with another race. This leads to confirmation bias and rather than acknowledging, "come to think of it, all races are capable of fucked up stuff, including mine" it goes the simpler route of black and white thinking and now, the other race is "proven" to this person to be bad.

Can you think of anything else?

Had to vent.

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