Snark: to annoy or irritate

"Snark" has been in English language dictionaries since at least 1906, and Lewis Carroll used the word to describe a mythological animal in his poem, The Hunting of the Snark (1874). Most recently, the word has come to characterize snappish, sarcastic, or mean-spirited comments or actions directed at those who annoy or irritate us.

At first, this blog was just going be a place to gripe, but because it's more satisfying to take action than it is to merely complain, now most of the posts/reposts suggest ways to get involved in solving problems.


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Saturday, April 16, 2011

Big Mike Breaks the Deficit Down


     Do you have a conservative uncle, or someone in your family that you've gone 'round and 'round with over the budget fight that nearly shut down our federal government? Or did you find the whole thing totally impenetrable as the story seemed to change daily?
     Well, here's a video that breaks it down. It's a quick, funny, and honest explanation of what actually went down last week in D.C. Check it out, and then share it with anyone you think could benefit from a little straight talk.
We need to have a real national conversation about how we can address the deficit. This video can help kick that off, but only if you share it.
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