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Thursday, January 27, 2005

Magnetic Meandering

posted by Jazz at 1/27/2005 11:13:00 AM

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I was browsing over at People's Republic of Seabrook, which is where I came upon this article regarding those little "Support our Troops" magnets. (Which are a lovely addition to your "I support our troops MORE THAN YOU DO" bumper stickers.) That article really gives you something to think about.
Think about it for a second. What does slapping a magnetic ribbon on the back of your vehicle really prove? And does the absence of one demonstrate a lack of patriotism and support for our troops? Don’t be ridiculous- or are you that vulnerable to the the not-so-subtle pressures of jingoistic Groupthink?
Even more than that, though, (and this is where we come into the "meandering" portion of things) the author has some rather clever alternative magnets, such as this one. Or this one. There was a third image, however, which I found compelling. It wasn't a magnet and turned out to be a link to another blog.

The name alone more than justifies a visit. But the graphics and links I found there more than made up for any time spent. Ladies and gentleman, may I please present...

Easy Bake Coven.

(No. That's not a typo.)