Year of the Tongue: Winding 2013 Back in the Mouth

2013 is finally winding down and, I hope, away from our convenient memories forever.  When I think of unlucky 2013 — as I write this article on a blackened Friday, December 13, 2013 — I can’t get images of Miley Cyrus off my mind as I try to reflect on the year that was.

It felt like Miley ruled us all year long with that obnoxious coated tongue — you couldn’t turn around without getting licked! — and I think we’d all prefer to see her wind the white back into her mouth.

Our politics didn’t fare much better than Ms. Cyrus.  The obstructionist Republicans in congress were happily biased against our first Black President — and so we all had to watch the GOP try to bring down the man because of his skin color and not his deeds.

In many ways, Barack Obama is what a true Republican used to be — and watching radical liberals forced into supporting his policies because they loathe the Racist attacks on his character — is something the history books will reek of when cracked opened in a century.

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Banning K2, Salvia, Spice and Caffeinated Alcohol Drinks

When I think of “K2” — I think of snow and a 1983 Broadway show:

In the play K2, which opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theater in New York in late March, two men are trapped on a tiny shelf of ice 27,000 feet up on K2, the second-highest mountain in the world. They’re in desperate straits. One man has a severely injured leg and the other has lost a vitally important length of climbing rope. They face an impossible task in getting themselves down off the mountain.

My, how times have changed!   Today, K2 still deals with a mountaintop — but only in the molehill of your mind.

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Perez Hilton and ABC: Morality of the Moment and the Convenient Outrage

Perez Hilton is one of the most despicable people of the earth.  Obviously bullied and put-upon as a child, he seeks his revenge as an adult against those who are prettier, richer and more powerful than he could ever dream to be — and he courts that cruelty by flaying the filthy from a virtual throne.  Whether he did or didn’t — concerning Miley Cyrus and an upskirt view — is a conundrum for another day, but the loathsome fact that ABC pulled its advertising from Perez Hilton’s website because of the Cyrus non-event is astounding.

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Correcting the Slit-Eye

In “Mocking the Slit-Eye” we investigated the racist and stereotypical tendency of some cultures to make fun of the “Asian Eye” by pulling down the skin next to the eye toward the ear to create the “Classic Asian Look.”  As you can see below, the “Slit-Eye” is considered such a problem for some Asians that they surgically “correct” what nature and genetics provided straight out of the box.  Teen sensation Miley Cyrus was even caught making the “Slit-Eye” gesture on camera.

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