Author Archives: pegsiskatzencats

About pegsiskatzencats

Middle aged cat lady, flaming liberal, gardener extrordinaire, I live for the Cubs, & HATE hot weather. Chicagoland native, I WILL RETURN!

Being On The Wrong Side Of The Generation Gap

Or –¬† DIE, BOOMERS! DIE!   I was born in the 1950s, during the first Eisenhower Administration. I consider myself a part of the Baby Boom – just. How I see us: The Boomers protested the Viet Nam War, & … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 | 1 Comment

Dear PACs

Or, No I Can’t Spare $3.00 THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT DEADLINE OF THE YEAR!!! No, it isn’t. THIS IS THE FINAL FILING DEADLINE OF THE YEAR!!! No, it isn’t. BOEHNER/McCONNEL/TEA PARTY ARE COMING TO GET YOU!!! No, they aren’t. … Continue reading

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It’s Implotzable

It’s Implotzable Eric Cantor says good-bye It’s so implotzable It’s Implotzable Ask John Boehner not to cry It’s just implotzable Can I see this and not dance a jig of joy Or want to yell Hot Damn Oh Boy Split … Continue reading

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My Experience On A Florida Jury

While watching protests over the verdict in the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case my own experience as a Fla. juror came to mind. It made me wonder if the jury instructions (delivered in closed court) were such that they COULDN’T find … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 | Leave a comment

Guns

Or, What If The Students Had Been Armed?   This week, gun culture & responsibility have been in the news again (what a shock). Mostly because of the story of a 5 year old boy who accidentally shot his 2 … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 | Leave a comment

A Death In The (Civic) Family

This past week, Hurricane Sandy ravaged & savaged a good chunk of the US East Coast. Houses & businesses¬†damaged or destroyed, coastline washed away, power sources knocked out, water supplies contaminated – the whole Hurrican Disaster Scenario. The difference this … Continue reading

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A Woman Can’t Get Pregnant…

Or, The Lies Our Mothers Told Us & Why Men Believe Them Women of a certain age will remember being told: You can’t get pregnant the first time. You can’t get pregnant if you’re raped. You can’t get pregnant if … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 | Leave a comment