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In Cockney and Australian slang "septic tank" or, more commonly, simply "septic" can be a pejorative word for an American, based on rhyming slang for "Yank". --Wikipedia

Diaries published: 89 (959 days since last diary on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 12:53 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 1738 (180 days since last comment on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 11:40 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 509

Total Comment Ratings: 1393

Most Recommended Diary: Pandering To the Mythical Values Voter, 99 comments, 81 recommends

People Following Septic Tank: 10

Septic Tank's Most Recent Diaries:

A Quinnipac/NYT/CBS poll has Obama winning Wisconsin likely voters 51-45, and that, says the Times, "marks a slight shift in Mr. Obama’s direction since Representative Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin ...
by Septic Tank
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 12:53 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
So my kid is in First Grade at a nice progressive public school, and today, his teachers commemorated 9/11 by reading a book about the ancient fireboat John J. Harvey, which was un-retired to fight ...
by Septic Tank
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 10:21 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
For me, the maddening thing about an asshole politician isn't the fact of them so much as the question of what motivates them. What moral and psycho-spiritual fuckery drives one to seek out new and ...
by Septic Tank
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Sep 07, 2012 at 02:53 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
This is, to use a medical term, fucktarded: The central difficulty is the seemingly irreconcilable differences between the goal of most Democrats, which is to expand health care coverage to as ...
by Septic Tank
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 06:18 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I bow to nobody in my love of a good "Dems suck at teh messaging" meme. But of late, I've been reading a lot of variations on the theme of "the White House fumbled its sales job on healthcare reform ...
by Septic Tank
Comment Count 84 comments on Mon Jun 18, 2012 at 09:36 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
The shamelessness of our news media -- its serial gullibility and willingness to transmit blatantly bogus, hateful rightwing horseshit -- is frustrating to a lot of people. When, they ask, will the ...
by Septic Tank
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Jul 22, 2010 at 02:09 PM PDT with 15 Recommends

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