1. One of the things I do when I run across a good new blog is peruse the archives. Four years ago, I ran into Mustang's Social Sense merely by chance. Before I left a comment, I checked out some older posts of his and this is one I found. It told me, I could hang out with this guy.
See what you think in A Message From Mustang:
DATE: 17 MAY 2005
TO: PEOPLE WHO FILL UP MY INBOX
SUBJECT: YOUR UNSOLICITED MESSAGES
AT THE RISK OF BEING RUDE OR INCONSIDERATE, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
I DO NOT REQUIRE VIAGRA, BUT IF I DID, I WOULDN’T BUY IT THROUGH EMAIL.
I DO NOT NEED TO REFINANCE MY HOME, EVEN AT THESE LOW RATES
I DO NOT WANT TO REFINANCE MY HOME, EVEN IF THIS IS MY LAST CHANCE
I DO NOT WANT TO JOIN SINGLES ON THE WEB BECAUSE I HAVE A LIFE
THANKS FOR ASKING, BUT I DO NOT WANT TO ENLARGE MY PENIS
I DO NOT WANT TO PURCHASE PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS ON LINE
I AM NOT INTERESTED IN PURCHASING ANYTHING FROM STARHUB
THE LAST THING I WANT TO KNOW ABOUT IS MY ANCESTORS
I DON’T WANT TO WORK AT MY OWN HOME-BASED BUSINESS
PLEASE KEEP YOUR WORMS AND VIRUSES TO YOURSELF, THANK YOU VERY MUCH
I DO NOT WANT TO JOIN ADULT FRIEND FINDERS
I DO NOT WANT AN EXONMOBILE CREDIT CARD
I DO NOT HAVE A HORMONE IMBALANCE
I DO NOT HAVE AN ACCOUNT AT THE BANK YOU SAY YOU REPRESENT
I DO NOT WANT ANY DVD’S OR CD’S FROM COLUMBIA HOUSE
IF YOUR NAME IS REALLY VVXWFFLGV4R YOU SHOULD JOIN ADULT FRIEND FINDERS
I’VE NEVER USED PAYPAL SO PLEASE DON’T THREATEN ME WITH CANCELLATION
THANK YOU, BUT I AM A VETERAN AND I’M NOT HOMELESS
I AM NOT A REGISTERED DEMOCRAT SO PLEASE STOP ASKING FOR MONEY
THE LAST THING I NEED IS A PICTURE OF HILLARY CLINTON, BUT THANKS
THANKS FOR ASKING BUT I’M NOT ELIGIBLE TO JOIN LULAC
I AM NOT INTERESTED IN AN INTERNET BRIDE FROM RUSSIA
Copyright, 2005. Social Sense.
(Republished by permission)
2. Check this 1948 cartoon out, over at Blunt Politics.
How eerily prophetic can something be? Watch the entire thing and you'll see.