Hey there, everyone. You’re probably wondering – why are you posting so little? Well, here’s the thing – I don’t have much to talk about. I’m currently watching Ken Burns’ new documentary The Vietnam War, and will be doing a review on it soon enough. It’s a truly superb work, that you should check out on PBS.org. Trust me, it will be worth your time. It’s one of the most tragically-misunderstood conflicts in history, and a huge black mark against this country that shows that our attempts to control our little world always make things worse. We really need to stop.
As for what’s been happening, I honestly have no dog in this fight. The more I watch President Trump go on Twitter and play chicken with Kim Jong Un about who is going to blast who first, the more I realize that this country is bananas. I love when North Korea’s prime minister called Trump “full of meglomania.” A couple of things. 1. Good point, but 2. Isn’t this kind of like the pot calling the kettle black? It really feels that way. Just wondering if someone will post a comment about that being racist. Anything to do with the color black anymore is racist.
Speaking of, I didn’t really care about PewDiePie’s usage of the word “nigger.” That’s right, I didn’t go “the n-word.” Context matters. I used a word that he used in the context of him using it. Am I suddenly a racist? George Carlin had a great bit about this. Here’s a link. Was what he said in poor taste? Sure. Do I care? Not really. He’s a let’s player who got rich off it. His channel means nothing to me. With that in mind, that meant absolutely dick.
What about all this kneeling shit with the NFL? Surely I have opinions about that, right? Nope. Couldn’t possibly care less. I really couldn’t. People who throw a ball around have opinions about kneeling during America’s theme song. Do all you patriotic motherfuckers get up off your fat ass when it comes on during a football game and put your hand over your heart? No! I’m sure some idiot will find this and comment “I do!” Well good for you. You’re probably the only fucking one. Some overpaid asshole on a field kneeling for America’s theme song means about as much to me as whatever the drunk Native idiot was spewing at my local Fred Meyer’s while he was being shoved into a police car.
Maybe I can talk about the novel I’m writing. It’s true, I am. May post a chapter or two form it on here, but probably not. Been having a little writer’s block lately. Been uninspired. But hoping to get some back this weekend to finish a chapter. I told a dear friend before she went to basic for the Navy that I would be finishing it before she got home. Hooyah!
What other stupid controversy am I seeing that people feel the need to insist I talk about? None that comes immediately to mind. I think I covered them all. Still seeing shit about this kneeling nonsense with President Dumbshit feeling the need to get his butthurt on. I swear, the only political figure more thin-skinned is the one that he’s playing chicken with in terms of who will nuke who first. Thank Groj the Chinese said they want no part of this. That tells me that we won’t have World War III. I think everyone has realized that Kim Jong Un is crazy. But there won’t be a nuclear strike from him. I guarantee that if he actually goes the distance with ordering a nuclear strike, one of his generals will blow his fucking head off and call America up and be like, “hey! Any chance we could totally de-escalate this shit?”
So, what do you think? I’m leaving the floor open to you. Tell me what I should write about. What stupid shit in the news do you think is worth my time. Leave a comment and I will actually genuinely consider it and let you know if I pick it or not. If nothing strikes my fancy or annoys me enough to get me to write, I won’t.
Until next time, a quote,
“There’s a nice campaign slogan for someone – the public sucks, fuck hope!” – George Carlin