Tag: politicians

Mar 22, 2012
By Michael Rupured

Why I’ll Never Rule the World

After reading some of my recent posts, quite a few people suggested that I run for political office. I appreciate the vote of confidence, but it ain’t gonna happen. Try as you might, you’ll never be able to talk me into it either. Here are just a few of the reasons why I would never run for political office. 1. Geography. If I had my druthers, I’d jump right into the big time and run for President. But you can’t do that. You have to work your way up through local elections. I’m a gay liberal in a conservative state and an agnostic living in the Bible belt. I couldn’t get elected as the dogcatcher. 2. Finances. With enough money, I …

Mar 19, 2012
By Michael Rupured
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If I Ruled the World…

Do you ever have one of those days where everything people do pisses you off? Surely I’m not the only person who has that kind of day. Maybe it’s the early heat. Or maybe it’s that so many people are total f’ing idiots. I’ll let you decide. While you’re thinking about it, here are some of the changes I’d make if I ruled the world. Driver’s license tests would be a LOT harder. Applicants would have to pass a rigorous driving test. The written test would take a couple of hours and include questions about texting while driving, procedures to follow when encountering pedestrians or bike riders, and why one shouldn’t just stop in the middle of the highway for …