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Bigsfrottin
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Nov 20, 2014 Bigsfrottin commented on The Coronation of King Barack Hussein Obama the First Begins Tonight! (Live-Slogging President Obama's Address to the Nation).
I haven't watched one of these in a while. Is there always that crystal chandelier hanging visually right over Obama's head like a, ahem, crown? Just sayin', kind of a poor choice given the annoying monarch shit.
Nov 18, 2014 Bigsfrottin commented on Why Am I So Intolerant of the Duggars?.
Straight couples, however, are trying to ban Duggar marriages. In fact, the country should be banning their family from living here. Just imagine what the Duggar family's carbon footprint must be!
Nov 12, 2014 Bigsfrottin commented on If You Didn't Vote, Why?.
Because I'm registered in Pierce County but temporarily living in Whatcom County, and even though I made sure well ahead of time that the election people had my correct mailing address, I didn't get a ballot! And since I was not able to swing down to Pierce County before the election and it was too late to have them send another, I was fucked, yet again. This also happened to my boyfriend who is registered in King County and a friend who I believe recently registered in Whatcom County - so he was able to vote on election day at an office. I wonder how many others simply didn't get a ballot and couldn't get another sent in time.
Oct 30, 2014 Bigsfrottin commented on Hollaback!, Queen Latifah, Anti-Street Harassment, and the Decline of Hiphop.
I stand with you Charles.


But I will have the U.N.I.T.Y part of that song stuck in my head all day. Maybe that's a good thing.
Sep 22, 2014 Bigsfrottin commented on The Morning News: Masked Intruders Break into Burien Home, Seahawk Proposes Marriage.
@14 Thank you! The first day of fall is technically tomorrow with the equinox occurring around 2:30 am.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equinox (check out the handy table and never miss a solstice or equinox again!)
Sep 11, 2014 Bigsfrottin commented on My Philosophy.
http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-l…

Mvstermind is a great local hip hop artist from St. Louis. Check him out!
Aug 16, 2014 Bigsfrottin commented on We Asked 12 People at Hempfest: How High Are You?.
@11 and 19, just what I was thinking. And I want that dress.
Jul 14, 2014 Bigsfrottin commented on Bags With Handles Suddenly Appear in a South Seattle Safeway.
Progress would be to imbue the checkout robots with the personality of a human checker. And every now and then one machine would say to the other "how are you operating?" and the other machine would reply "I'm out of order in 30 minutes."
Jun 20, 2014 Bigsfrottin commented on Saudi Women Might be Allowed to Drive in Other Countries.
For the US specifically, 71.2% of the population lives in Urbanized Areas (UAs) of 50,000 or more people, according to the 2010 Census.
http://www.census.gov/geo/reference/ua/u…
Jun 20, 2014 Bigsfrottin commented on Saudi Women Might be Allowed to Drive in Other Countries.
Yo if a lot more people started using and supporting public transit - there would be much more political will to improve and expand public transportation thus increasing the number of people with access to it. Considering over 50% of the world's population lives in urban areas and that number is projected to reach 70% by 2050*, I don't think it's valid to argue that public transportation just wouldn't work for most people because they don't live in dense enough areas. Obviously if you don't live in a real city you can stick to trucks, tractors, and horse trams ;)
Also, they do wonders with motorbikes in Vietnam - you wouldn't know it by looking at one but a motorbike is both a family sized vehicle and a cargo hauler. I think that should be the non-public transit automobile of choice in the countryside and city.

*UN Habitat (2006) State of the world’s cities 2006/07. Earthscan, London
 

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