“Wait, What?” (What is Your Authority?, Part 4)

duggar

For fuck’s sake.

Duggars.

TLC, your brand is ruined. This is what it looks like when you take a trusted educational brand and flush it straight down the toilet. This is what you get when your business model becomes “gawk at dysfunctional people and weird families.” This is what you get.

Fundamentalists, you’re rotting away from the inside.

People who are posting the #IStandWithTheDuggars hashtag un-ironically? You’re enablers. You are ones coddling deviants and defending maniacs. You’re the ones who believe Ted Nugent is an “American Hero.” You’re the ones who believe that millionaires will be America’s White Knights and that Labor Unions are the Spawn of the Devil Himself. You’ll spit on a homeless person, but group-hug a molester. Congratulations.

Catching Up

ketchupSunday Assembly has, so far, cancelled their first two scheduled meetings in Oklahoma City. I’ve not signed up for their third scheduled attempt, and I probably won’t.

Lots of things have happened between my last blog-post and this one. That’s a nice way of saying that I’ve blown a lot of opportunities to address some major issues while they were being discussed online. These things always seem to be cyclical, though, so I’m sure I’ll have plenty of opportunities to address them again in the future. (Also, let’s face it, I’m not exactly the Internet’s go-to person on any topic whatsoever.) Continue reading