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If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.

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making a sounders fan in 5 easy steps

My friend Penina asked me to make her a Sounders fan, so I'm going to write a general advocacy explainer for why one should join up. Strangely, this is the only Seattle fandom besides Husky football I'd feel really comfortable pitching someone on. I love my Seahawks and Mariners, but they bring me naught but unique psychic pain, generally.


The sport

You should like soccer. [Football, Association Football, footy, whatever. It's soccer here, it's never changing.] Penina, fortunately, already does. If you don't, be a friggin' global citizen, check out a few matches, and read How Soccer Explains The World by Franklin Foer. It's unfair, cruel even, much like baseball.

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sfs: two for lauren

Updated on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 21:42 by Registered CommenterTyler

Lauren makes me do work, man.

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i'm a guest artist

Over at TFIA, the phone-snaps-galleries blog started by my good friend Rob. Y'all need to follow that. His introduction of me is flattering. Here's one that didn't make it, because I didn't feel that it really featured the bridge. Neglect-made lake in a vacant lot.



something for a dead friend

When you know suicide, when it's familiar, and you hear that a friend passed that way, the deep sick feeling somehow approaches comforting. I don't want to be numb. I'd rather feel.

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here's some really discouraging math about sexual assault in the military

My coworkers, the esteemed ' staff and news services', published this article:

Panetta: Could be 19,000 military sex assaults each year

Bad news, obviously, and I was curious to see how this compares to America's ratio for sexual assault, so here's some math.

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