you’re a bitch, Mary

I’ve always lived by the idea that humor can turn the shittiest of situations around. Obviously it can’t cure extreme circumstances like cancer, but at least it can lighten a mood even if for a few minutes. It’s helped me get out of some dark times so I try to keep my blog posts along these guidelines to keep the train moving in a positive direction. My last post strayed from the ‘course’ and this one will stray a bit too.

I knew I’d regret it almost instantly after publishing my last post about being overwhelmed by the prospect of voting this year. It’s the first time I’ve actually considered deleting a post but decided against it. While the majority of people who commented were intensely passionate, thank you for not going all bat-shit-crazy on me. A lot of your comments made me realize the error of my ways and I will be registering to vote. I appreciate your long and thoughtful responses and your opinions. But there is no way in goddamn fucking hell, I will ever stand by and smile at personal threats and attacks.


I’ve received multiple emails and have read multiple posts people have made on their own blog as a response to mine. Some have called me a ‘retard.’ Some say I’m a piece of shit. Some tell me they wished I would die. Some tell me being overwhelmed by the candidates this year is like being a kindergartner having a temper-tantrum. You guys could have just had a conversation with me like an adult and kept it classy. What the fuck? I actually respected a few of these people as writers. Sad. If, from now on, you have something to say to me and you want me to actually give a shit about your opinion, all you have to do is be kind. Common sense, people. It’s really not that fucking hard. I mean, seriously, how can you expect people to actually respect your opinion when you attack and insult them?

Anyways, this will be my last serious post. Back to humor from now on. Thanks to everyone for coming along on this terrible off-the-tracks train ride. The majority of you are cool as hell.

242 thoughts on “you’re a bitch, Mary

  1. Paul J. Stam says:

    Damn, I just told you why I was with you by not voting after I read your post, “I’m Getting Stabby.” Now I read that you have gone over to the enemy. Well, that’s O.K. I love you for what you were. Now, you know don’t you, that just because you registered to vote doesn’t mean you have to. I won’t tell anyone. Loving the nonvoter in you and Aloha – pjs/

    • Blair (The Shameful Sheep) says:

      Haha. I like that. It’s true. There are no honest politicians. They all say they care about the American people, but… really? It doesn’t seem like it. I’m not sure what I’m going to do with my vote or if I’m even going to use it. I registered for the choice. We shall see 🙂

  2. hijabiexoticdancer says:

    Very well put. I wouldn’t pay them any further notice if I were you. People tend to become very brave when they’re hiding behind their computer screens. If they choose to talk about you rather than to you, it’s surely because they couldn’t cope with anything beyond throwing nasty names in your direction.

  3. cherylfoston says:

    Hi Blair, Thank you, for reading my blog post. I appreciate it. I enjoy your writing style, you are very humorous and you have very interesting tales. 🙂 Don’t worry too much about what others have to say about you, just continue to be true to yourself. Best to you!

  4. John Kraft says:

    I get “flamed” on occasion by people who tell me that I have offended them. I just give them my standard, one size fits all, response
    “You’ll get over it. ”
    That usually sends them away because I’m no fun to play with.

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