Nauseated Giraffe DogBlog: Tad's Facebook Posts August 20 - 22

22 August 2014


The Daily Tad


Nauseated Giraffe says, “I don’t feel so good.”

I keep thinking, “These white people I argue with on the internet don’t REALLY think they’re the main victims of discrimination in the US, right? It’s just a stance.” Then they say something that proves they really do believe it and I can’t help wondering where they’ve been the last 500 years.

Three warrants per household? Really? I’d have been out in the streets protesting long before they shot one of my neighbors.

In Ferguson, cops hand out three warrants per household every year
But how did this practice ever get started in the first place?

How can you not enjoy this? No squirrels were harmed, and a good time was had by all.

This Video Of A Squirrel Sliding Down A Vaseline-Covered Pole Is Priceless
Robert and Nancy Krampf discovered the perfect way to stop a squirrel raiding their bird-feeder: put Vaseline on the pole. Yes, if…

A really good article on how invisible injustice can be — to those who don’t suffer it.

Among Whites, Protests Stir a Range of Emotions and a Lot of Perplexity
The march of clergy members, black and white and demanding a full investigation, reached Clayton, the affluent and mostly white…

21 August 2014


The Daily Tad

20 August 2014


The Daily Tad

I have a tendency to walk around the house singing snatches of any old thing, pop songs, obscure folk tunes, Broadway hits. Also, I’ve always liked the musical “HAIR”, but my children and their friends don’t know it, so it confused them all when I walked past, loudly singing “Black boys are delicious! Chocolate-flavored love!”

While I’m being political, I called this one a long time back.

GOP surrenders on Obamacare: Why they slashed spending on anti-ACA ads

I largely agree, and it’s a mindset we see in the reactions to Ferguson as well — Unionists are horrified by violence against protesting black (and other color) citizens, Confederates are horrified by what they see as “unfair” criticism of the white power structure.

Not a Tea Party, a Confederate Party
Tea Partiers say you don’t understand them because you don’t understand American history. That’s probably true, but not in the way they want you to think. Late in 2012, I came out of the Lincoln…

We just did this trip with big dog Johnny yesterday. He came through like a champ, but not without a few moments of the kind of worry seen here.

25 Hilarious Photos Of Animals That Suddenly Realised They’re At The Vet’s
See the pics inside.

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