Tag: pride

In Defense of Rednecks

As a proud native of Chicago and current resident of Pittsburgh, I hardly qualify as a redneck, and I’m quite the Yankee as far as my life goes. Nonetheless, there is much to respect in Southern culture (I hope it doesn’t get wholly assimilated in the near future), and I do not like this new …

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Holy Ego, Batman

This guy’s pretty puffed up for a fella who runs a country the size of the average American bathroom. President Of Turkmenistan Renames Month After Himself “ASHGABAT (Reuters) – Turkmenistan’s flamboyant President Saparmurat Niyazov, after whom cities, airports and even a meteorite have been named, has proposed a new honor for himself — the month …

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Office Politics

I hate office politics. I hate walking on eggshells for people. I don’t try to intentionally offend people, but if not making their email high priority wrinkles their panties, tough. I’ll send a memo about the pity party I’m throwing. Spam filter a career killer? By Rachel Konrad "A meeting reminder from the boss, a …

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Cathedral Ruination

This cathedral’s so-called “renovation” is an abomination. On top of the that, the archbishop who authorized it is downright insubordinate and disrespectful of the Vatican’s authority. Weakland’s Cathedral RenovationsModern iconoclasts continue turning artistic treasures into pagan atrocities Last week, Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland began a $4.5 million renovation of the Cathedral of St. John the …

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