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Why Can't Women Cook Anymore?

Women's liberation, burning bras, equal pay for equal work, it was all supposed to make us equal. So, why is it that women can't cook anymore?
 Let me give you a couple of examples (not necessarily in order, or about the same person
Example 1: Girl spends the night and decides to be nice by cooking breakfast. At first this sounds great, except she attempts to cook the hash browns in a pot used for boiling. The hash browns end up burning almost ruining the pot, and the house filled with smoke.The hash browns came from a bag.
Example 2: Girl lives next door to her parents. So instead of cooking for herself, she just walk over to her mother whenever she is hungry. Fully admits that she can't cook, and has no desire to learn how to cook. Not an issue until her mother passes away, or she moves to a location not next door.
Example 3: Went out witha girl and mentioned I liked open faced turkey sandwiches. So later on, to be nice she offers to cook me one. I gladly accept, not …

Chevy Volt, 12,000 Miles and 26 Gallons oif Gas

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I'm not a fan of GM, or that much of a fan of the Chevy Volt. I do support the cause of electric vehicles over gas. So a story of a Chevy Volt owner driving 12,000 miles of 26 gallons of gas, it worth posting.

 Read the full story here...

NRA Response to Gun Restrictions

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Contrary to most of my left-leaning beliefs, I am in favor of an individual's right to own a firearm. And, with the recent shootings, I believe that we should focus on mental health over gun restrictions. Now having said that, their is nothing wrong with restrictions. We have restrictions on speech, and other amendments to the constitution. So why not the second amendment?
The NRA came out today in response to the Connecticut shootings, making statements that we need "armed security" in every school and "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." And, I'm sure to remind every politician out there, how much control they have over the political process. I've always been neutral on the NRA, but after this, I'm am now anti-NRA. I'm still for gun ownership, but can't support such stupidity in statements. So, instead of funding art and math, already underfunded schools should be paying security guards? According to…

Wild VS Zoo Elephant

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Fox News Anchor Caught…

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I go to Yahoo.com today and the top trending item is, "fox news anchor caught". So, of course I click on it, thinking, fox news anchor caught… in men's room at truck stop with under age hooker, or dead on toilet after brain aneurism, or choked on meatball sub, or admitting that fox news isn't actually news, or in dance club toilet with ounce of coke, or in bed with cross screaming "let Jesus fuck you." The list could go on as we have so many likely possibilities. Unfortunately, the top trending item on yahoo today, has to do with an anchor dancing to a song during a commercial break. BFD!


Thanks Yahoo for tricking me into clicking on the link, and thanks American, for being retarded and caring for this kind of crap.

Post Office Grammer

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Standing in line at the post office the other day and noticed some less than steller grammer... Glad to know I'm not the only one.

Nissan LEAF 2.0

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Still Blue in Washington State

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It must suck being a Republican living in the state of Washington, like our most obnoxious Republican, former AM talk show host, and Rush Limbaugh wannabe Kirby Wilbur. We just elected another Democratic governor. We haven't elected a Republican in 30 years. We just legalized gay marriage, and made marijuana legal. A few years back we legalized death with dignity. And of course we have always been in favor of letting women choose what to do with their bodies.
As such: we might not be at the top of the education list like other blue states, 1.Massachusetts, 2.Vermont. But at least we are not at the bottom of the list like light red states, Utah, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Arkansas, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Louisiana, South Carolina, and the worst on the list West Virginia.

 So to my conservative friends, as you always threaten to move when a liberal wins, please do so, and move to the south. After all, if you want to be like Kirby or Rush, it would be a good idea…

Mitt Romney's 5 Biggest Debate Lies

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Mitt Romney Style (Gangnam Style Parody)

The Dark Side of Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney has long been a front-runner for the G.O.P. nomination—even if no one really knows who he is. Digging into the candidate’s record as a Mormon leader, his business deals at Bain Capital, and that infamous car trip with the family dog strapped to the roof, Michael Kranish and Scott Helman pierce the Mitt bubble in an adaptation from their new book, The Real Romney, to find that the contradictions, question marks, and ambivalence go deeper than his politics.

Read the whole story here...

Economy Chart

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He must be doing something right. There is a lot more blue on here than the red when he started the job. Images Source - CNN

Ryan asked for federal help as he championed cuts

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, a fiscal conservative and critic of federal handouts, has sought for his constituents in Wisconsin an expansion of food stamps, stimulus money, federally guaranteed business loans, grants to invest in green technology and money under President Barack Obama's health care reform law.

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Bad Advice Given by Stupid Bitches

Another good read by Foxy Nick 

This are my thoughts on girls i believe to be gold diggers these days, gimme gimme princesses' disguised as seemingly feminist women. I subscribe to the thought of feminism and think we all should be independent women. But what really gets me is not only one but a few women have told me that I should make a guy I'm dating pay for everything. This being part of the thought behind being a strong independent woman no less, because we are flexing our powers as women. I looked a bit aghast at them after they uttered this truly craptastic statement. Why would I make him pay for everything, it's nice enough he's already dropped a lot on dinners but what I can't pay for a meal or a show? I make my own money and I'm damn proud of that money it means I have the financial independence to spend that money on what ever the fuck I want to. Maybe I like taking him out and making him feel special; why not, he is special to me. Oh is this about t…

A Day at The Market

Cranky Contribution from Nicky Fox

At the Edmonds market today buying fresh veggies and fruits, admiring all the cute puppies walking around sniffing the food. Had myself an existential moment when I stumbled upon a estate booth in the middle of crafts and produce booths. It was strange, I've never seen someone selling a dead person's things at an open market. It was morbid, but I decided to take a look and see if there was anything interesting I might like and I found a box of her jewelry. I looked at the prices and I was saddened to see that most of it was going for 2.00$ or less, to think at one point this woman had probably delighted in picking out these unique pieces of jewelry only to have them at the end of her life sold off like junk. But really that is all our shit ends up being, junk that someone in our family has the misfortune of having to dispose of after we die. It made me feel very insignificant at that moment, kind of like a speck of dust that could be blown aw…

Samuel L Jackson " WAKE THE FUCK UP " Obama Ad

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Why I'm Smarter Than You

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I really shouldn't say "you" in the heading as I would imagine most people who read this blog have similar opinions and intelligence to mine. But, saying I'm smarter than most tea-bagging conservativesisn't as inflammatory and for the most part pretty obvious. Want proof?
Where We Get Information: A study done by the Fairleigh Dickinson University, polled 612 people to find out that people who watch Fox News actually know less than people who don't watch the news at all. People who listen to NPR (me/you) or watch Sunday morning news know way more.
http://www.thecrankymonkey.com/2011/12/image-sou-rce-new-study-done-by.html http://publicmind.fdu.edu/2011/knowless/
Grammar: Yes, I do tend to make spelling errors and grammar errors often when posting to this blog. But, should I ever go protest something, I'd probably spellcheck my sign first unlike these teabonic retards.
http://www.thecrankymonkey.com/2010/04/teabonics-part-2.html


Religion: When you point out f…

Restaruant Brats

A contribution from foxynik 

Restaurants are too child friendly these days allowing people to bring their loud screaming children who run through out the table. Isn't the point of going out to a nice restaurant to leave the children at home and revive the romance that was lost since you squirted out a mini clone? Who wants to have a child interrupt their adult dinner, or even worse rudely interrupting other people's dinners; especially those who choose not to birth tiny little brats. Not only are you taking away from the ambiance the restaurant worked hard to create, you are taking away money you could be giving to 12-15 year olds who can't get real jobs yet so they are reduced to the demeaning job of taking care of child terrors. So before you think about bringing your little squirts out to your local sit down eatery just do us all a favor and eat at home.

"Legitimate Rape" Pharmaceutical Ad

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50 Shades of Crap

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Everyone around the office, online, and on the bus has been talking about 50 Shades of Grey as if it is some kind of fantastic racy novel. Ohhhh so erotic. So, I decided to break down and read it, and luckily I didn’t actually pay for it as I would have been pissed if I had.

To be honest, which is why I have a anonymous blog, it has got to be one of the worst pieces of writing I have ever attempted to read. And I say attempt because after forcing myself halfway through it I gave up and deleted it from my kindle. Also thankful that I didn’t pay for the download. The characters are one dimensional and stereotyped. The dialog is crap, and the porn aspect of it is terrible. “Oh baby, cum for me baby.” I wouldn’t consider myself an expert on a well-crafted novel, or porn, but I have read enough to know what good is, and 50 Shades of Grey is none of it.

The popularity of this book can lead me to only one conclusion: people are dumb and have to taste! And they have no sense of sexual…

Facebook Sucks!

The i Generation

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At some point in time we started to give each generation a name. It seems to me that it started with the beats, then worked its way to the baby boomers, generation X, and then Y because we ran out of original ideas for generational names. Although the i generation is the more obvious choice.

i use my iPhone to update my Facebook page with what i just had for dinner, so that someone else can read it on their iPad. Marketing has picked up on how important i am as they don't need to capitalize anymore, at least that is what executives at AT&T thought when changing the name to at&t so as to appear more relevant to the i generation. Would a 15 year old actually know what the original AT&T stood for, and if they did would they have any idea what a telegraph actually is?

i used to be able to attend a concert without seeing half the audience on their iPhones throughout the show. There was a time that we could visit a friend who valued sound quality over convenience when listen…

Mohawk Guy

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Further proof of what is wrong with this country. The latest Mars rover lands and the first link on CNN, or when searching google images about the rover is a guy with a mohawk.


Billion dollar science project on another planet, or some due with a mohawk?



Outspoken Climate Skeptic Now Admits Global Warming is Man-Made

In a statement, one of the world's most prominent former-climate skeptics has made a surprise about-face, declaring that climate change is not only real, it's likely our fault.

read about who it is here...

Heat Waves and Global Warming

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Whenever we have a winter in the Unites States with excessive snow or cold, all the right-wing tea-baggers start spouting off that the weather is proof that global warming is a hoax. Anyone with any intelligence knows that seasons fluctuate and one cold winter doesn't prove anything. But, I have noticed that we have two summers in a row with excessive heat and droughts. So why aren't the right-wing tea-baggers going off about the proof of global warming? Oh, I know, because they are right-wing tea-baggers.

Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico due to BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the 'Perfect Storm

After the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest oil spill on open water to date, residents along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico witnessed a spike in the numbers of dolphins washing ashore. Suspicions linking the increase in dolphin deaths to the oil contamination led authorities to treat the dead dolphins as evidence against BP.

Read the full story here...

Movavi Video Suite Review

A few years ago I purchased (yep actually paid for) a copy of Movavi Video Converter. Overall it didn't do anything that I couldn't get free software to do, but since I paid for it, I would occasionally use it to convert videos that I would downsize for my iPod or phone.

A couple of months ago I upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 and when I went to reinstall the product I received a notification, "The activation key you have entered is not correct. Please make sure you have entered a valid activation key."

Since I had only activated it once on the same computer with the previous operating system, I e-mailed Movavi customer support. The response I received told me my version was to old and that I would need to upgrade to a newer version, which of course I would have to pay for. Since I wasn't that impressed with the product in the first place, I decided not to upgrade, and instead, write a blog post about how lame it is they don't support a user tr…

Why I'm Done with Sears

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Recently I posted on some of the reasons why brick-and-mortar stores might be seeing a decline in business, such as availability of products and customer service.After a recent visit to a Sears located at the Alderwood Mall in Lynwood, WA I have reinforced my belief in the previous statements.

My Kenmore dryer stopped working, and after spending $200 dollars to fix it a little over a year ago, I decided not to spend another $200 and just replace it with another newer model of the same. Bright and early I jumped in my vehicle and cruised to Sears, parked, and headed to the appliance section. As I walked up the stairs there was a guy who looked like the salesman working on some paperwork. He appeared to be in his early 40's, and I expected might have some actual knowledge on the products being sold. Which is better than my last visits to Sears where the person working had no clue about how the microwaves they sold worked.

It is early on the morning and I'm the only customer in…

Junk Food Ads at the Station

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Stop for gas and get a bunch of junk food ads. Why no ads offering a free apple with purchase of Banana?

Where The Police Are

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We have had quite a few shootings in the Seattle area recently. And as always, when there are shootings people start going on about the need for more police. I however start going on about the need for police to be utilized effectively.

This Sunday, at around 8:30 in the morning I had to drive a 20 mile stretch of I-5 from Lynnwood to downtown Seattle. On the drive I passed two separate cop cars who had people pulled over for speeding. I also passed 3 police cars lined up. The first was the one with the radar gun, and the second two were ready to go when the first one tagged someone for speeding.

As I was getting close to my exit, I was passed by this cop. He obviously wasn't going after someone, but he was going over the speed limit and if had been a civilian he would have been pulled over.




At 8:30 on a Sunday morning, I counted 6 police cars who had nothing better to do than write BS speeding tickets to people going to church or wherever else people go at that time of …