I’ve heard this speech several times, and each time it makes me want to puke. David Eastman, a member of the Alaska State Legislature, in the middle of a conference, belched out this statement regarding abused children. “In the case where child abuse is fatal, obviously it’s not good for the child, but it’s actually…Read More
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The Tubi commercial that showed a red flag.
It was a simple 15-second commercial for Tubi, the free ad-supported streaming service. That’s all it was. And it was actually a pretty sneaky commercial – for about a second, until you realize, oh wait, it’s just a commercial, ha ha, got me good, April Fool’s in February. Here’s the commercial. Now to put the…Read More
Matt McKee is a transphobe and a bigot. Film at 11:00.
Matt McKee is an Arkansas state senator. And that’s probably the nicest thing I can say about him. See, a few days ago, McKee was part of a state senate hearing regarding a state bill that involved gender-affirming care for minors, and whether doctors can be sued for providing gender-affirming medications to children. Among the…Read More
“The Eagles would have won the Super Bowl, if Mike Pence had done the right thing.”
Man, oh man, it’s gotten to the point where people start whining about everything in a Super Bowl. Or they’re looking for trains that aren’t even on the schedule. Case in point. Lauren Boebert groused about Sheryl Lee Ralph’s powerful performance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” because Boebert had a problem with what she…Read More
Can you file your taxes for free in New York? Maybe.
Background. One of the only things I kept after my 2011 divorce (besides the television) was our tax preparer. He was a friend of the family, and he worked very hard to make sure we paid our fair share to the government and, when possible, received our fair share back. I continued to employ his…Read More
I’m on a few social media platforms – besides my blog, I can be found on Facebook. I’m on Twitter (albeit in private mode so long as Twitter’s current ownership is still active). I’m on reddit (that platform for which I have a love-hate relationship). My photos exist on flickr, and I’m also on the…Read More
Amazon Smile isn’t smiling after February 20, 2023.
I’ve used Amazon’s Smile ordering service to designate a charitable donation from my online purchases. It’s a passive way to donate to a non-profit organization, while still purchasing whatever odds and ends I can get from Jeff Bezos’ online marketplace. And I’m sure many other people have used the Amazon Smile ordering platform for their…Read More
George Santos and Sapphire.
If you have not read this news article from the Oyster Bay, New York website Patch, read it now. Seriously. Read it now. Here’s the link. Ugh. This story makes my blood boil. In one fell swoop, George Santos – or Anthony DeVolder – or whatever his name is this week – told a homeless…Read More
Leave the tip jar on the coffin lid.
You may not know Lynette Hardaway by that name. But if I told you she was “Diamond” of the conservative political commentators “Diamond and Silk,” you would immediately feel the creepiness. Hardaway and her partner Rochelle Richardson (“Silk”) spent the past six years not only supporting Donald Trump, but also supporting all of his arguments…Read More
Chuck’s Best Blog Posts of 2022
What a year. Competition Season 2022. A train chase. And a whole lot of other fun things mixed in. So in the spirit of the holidays … let’s recap what happened in the past twelve months. And what’s the plan for 2023? More blogging, of course. Of course. This is the Chuck The Writer portal.…Read More