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I like to complain, err, voice my strong opinion about certain things. Certain things could be politics, customer service, Blockbuster, and Wal-Mart.
Causes of Mental Illness

The Cause of Mental Illness

All of the following is my own opinion on the cause of mental illness. No facts. No published sources. Just me.

The True Cause of Mental Illness

Let’s talk about survival. Everybody has fight or flight built into them. When a person is confronted with conflict, it’s either fight or flight.

It’s what I call the change cycle. Person A wants to change your behavior, so you are either submissive (flight), or you try to to change Person A’s behavior (fight).

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You are an asshole

Ten Reasons You Should Pay Asshole Tax

Let’s face it, assholes: you need to pay up for your atrocious behavior.

Here are ten reasons you are required to pay asshole tax.

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10: You are a forgetful douche

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Your wife’s, girlfriend’s, or mistresses’ birthday? When the hell is that? Oh, it was last week? Whatever, you just saved some bank on being an idiot and a closet asshole.

Did you forget to pick up your child and left them sitting in the rain for an hour?

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Microphone on stage

Things a Karaoke DJ (KJ) May or May Not Tell You

Please read a follow-up post: Tips for a New Karaoke Singer

I’ve been to hundreds of Karaoke shows all over the country and in Europe. Each one is different, run by many different kinds of people, but the person behind the show (the Karaoke host or Karaoke DJ — I usually call them a KJ) is always consistent.

Here are things the Karaoke DJ may or may not tell you, based on my many experiences and (gasp) talking to some of them.

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Psychiatric Care in the United States

My friend Pauli weighs in on what psychiatric care ends up costing in the United States. God forbid if you need hospitalization.

Medical Insurance Coverage

Mental health insurance coverage is much more limited than standard medical, which generally involves an out of pocket co-pay for “in network providers” of $15 to $25 for an office visit. Most annual lab tests are covered in full, while certain procedures may require a 20% co-insurance payment or go towards an annual deductible which can run anywhere from $500 to $5,000.

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