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WE had a blog on here about a year ago, maybe more, where people posted funny YouTube links re AA. It seems like a good time to resurrect it, and hopefully add to it, as we seem to have quite a flow of new people coming in. Here's 3 links to get the ball rolling Penn and Teller - 12 step Bullshit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uU2YliYttnQ Roseanne - My name is Bev http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wK8rhnuku68 A UK comedy duo - Hale and Pace - Alcoholics Anonymous

Ouija board, ouija board....

Growing Up in AA Culture, A Childs Viewpoint! on Blogtalkradio Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Join one woman as she tells us her tale of how her fathers membership in AA outweighed her own birthday cakes. AA teaches adults to become even more selfish? Call in to speak with the host (818) 475-9211 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/saferecovery/2013/05/07/growing-up-on-aa-cu...

Conan v. The Stepper Beast

Take heed. Brute force cannot work. Rather, you must shatter the illusion to slay the man behind the glass!

Making Lists - Solving Problems

When you quit drinking you may be faced with some pretty serious life problems. It's not always easy to deal with cravings when you know that you have managed your life so poorly. There are a lot of problems associated with your alcohol abuse that need to be solved. Try to think about solving these problems as an opportunity to get your life back, rather than a burden. If you spend your time hopelessly mulling over your problems, as if they are impossible to solve, you will be more likely to seek escape through alcohol. And we all know that drinking will only make your problems worse.

Documentary Film Being Made Exposing Alcoholics Anonymous

Have You Been Sexually Harassed, Assaulted, Molested or Raped by an Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous Member Posted on April 8, 2013 5 I know I have asked this before on my www.stop13stepinaa.wordpress.com but I am not sure if I ever asked this here. Please contact me now if you want to get justice served. CALL HOTLINE – Phone # 424-543-4310 for confidential help. 1) were you a child who was molested by an AA/NA member. ( it doesn’t matter how long ago) 2) your child was molested by an AA member

Is another Midtown clone being exposed in the Detroit Area? The story of Mark Burchell and "Doorway To Recovery" Sober Homes - May 2, 2013

In a story very reminiscent of the Midtown Washington, DC story of women being sexually preyed upon in recovery exposed by Marc Fisher in 2007 in the Washington Post (http://blog.washingtonpost.com/rawfisher/2007/07/midtown_group_aa_group_...), investigate reporter Heather Catallo of Channel 7 ABC NEWS has uncovered the braking story of Mark Burchell and "Doorway To Recovery" sober homes in the Detroit, Michigan area.

"You can check out any time you want....."

I found this on another forum and it made me laugh so much I felt I had to share it. (Fuck AA - even had a little cringe using the word "share"). It was posted by one of the more militant (euphemism for bat-shit crazy) members. It's so typical of AA's "shift the blame" attitude and really belies so many of the arguments put up by the faithful.

Maybe it would be fun to add a few reasons why people left - any ideas.

PS. I highlighted the part that confirms that if you leave you will be shunned. There's no better source than the horse's mouth.

I'm a Guru

I got Twelve Steps on the wall I got six sponsees to call I'm a guru AA's the only way better listen to what I say I'm a guru I can ramble on all hour talkin' 'bout my higher power I'm a guru My shares all take a while I got my sponsor on speed dial I'm a guru I'll speak on any topic you know my words are psychotropic I'm a guru I'm a guru Yeah, yeah, yeah I see through you To save your soul from heist, better turn your life to Christ and your guru Or if Jesus ain't your thing just change the words I sing And call me Jew-ru You're gonna listen to my story Tell me your inventory

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): AA has Spawned Many Programs

Welcome to Pigs Anonymous - A 12 step meeting

Imagine yourself in an AA meeting, in New York City, around 1945. Also imagine that Bill W. joins in the meeting. If you had to pick one of the members of this Pigs Anonymous 12 step meeting, which would you say most closely exhibits the character defects of Bill W. ?

Codex Gigas - The Devils's Bible

"The Codex Gigas is the largest extant medieval manuscript in the world. It is also known as the Devil's Bible because of a large illustration of the devil on the inside and the legend surrounding its creation. It is thought to have been created in the early 13th century in the Benedictine monastery of Podlažice in Bohemia (modern Czech Republic). It contains the Vulgate Bible as well as many historical documents all written in Latin.

Best AA speech ever!!!

All time best:

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): A Letter to the Editor of the New York Times

Jung's Insights Formed Basis of A. A. Published: December 3, 1993 To the Editor: I was surprised and delighted to see your Nov. 19 Op-Ed article by the great psychiatrist Dr. Carl Jung. His thoughts are so pertinent despite the passage of 34 years.

New Jersey passes "Good Samaritan" overdose bill to stop scenes like this.... April 2013

Christie, N.J. Senate find compromise on 'Good Samaritan' overdose bill

By Susan K. Livio/The Star-Ledger
on April 29, 2013 at 12:31 PM, updated April 29, 2013 at 9:09 PM

anti aa thought for the day 5-1-13

i hate the way aaers free lance diagnosed me i hate the way aaers psychoanalyzed me when i disagreed with them I was crazy the diagnosis put down - just to help you cause when you argued with your wife you're [fill in the free lance put down slander diagnosis] they are still out there in the malls and doctors offices feeels like some body snatchers movie fuck them they're dead in tghe gead crazy fuckwers ah i feel like starting the day now!

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Bill W. says the Church is AA's foundation

Excellencies and Friends: My thanks to Father Ray for his introduction. He has us off to an appropriate start. This hour with you is most meaningful to me and I trust it will be to you and to A.A. as a whole. Every thoughtful A.A. realizes that the divine grace which has always flowed through the Church is the ultimate foundation on which A.A. rests. Our spiritual origins are Christian.

TheFix.com = The Sobriety Nazi = No relapse for you!

The Sobriety Nazi = No relapse for you! = jails institutions death OR fired The founder of addiction Web site The Fix is suing because he says its board let him go when he had to go to rehab himself. or maybe its a premeditated insurance scam, ya never know with addicts. http://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/roshan_legal_hit_on_the_fix_uLT6w5bVvPbH...

Ronald McDonald House will not accept the average Alcoholics Anonymous court mandated criminals for community service - well maybe just a DUI...

Court Ordered Volunteers

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest accepts Court Ordered Volunteers on a case-by-case basis which is determined by an interview. Ronald McDonald House does not accept the following offenses, which include, but are not limited to:

George Gurdjieff

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Who really founded AA?

Here is an excerpt from a speech Bill W. gave at the closing of the 1952 General Service Conference.

Roger Ebert: The hypocrisy of a 12 stepper

Recent coverage of the death of Roger Ebert highlighted his publicly acknowledged membership of AA and also highlighted the following: In an entry on his online journal in 2009 titled "New Agers and Creationists should not be President" (http://www.rogerebert.com/rogers-journal/new-agers- and-creationists-should-not-be-president) Roger Ebert criticized what he saw as the absurdity of New Age beliefs stating that "New Age beliefs are the

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Dirty Church Basements?

Luxembourg appears to do it right!

The Golden Age of AA

Hello, below are the facts taken from a 1968 appeal of a murder conviction in California. I cite this case not for any legal principle, but simply because the facts are interesting: http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=15359678470673922863&hl=en&a...

An AA Christmas story - Warning. Barf bag may be needed.

'Twas the night before Christmas, we were all in the club, Enjoying a meeting, instead of a pub. The ashtrays were clean, and the coffee was made, The Big Books were out and then we all prayed. When out in the lot, there arose such a clatter, We all jumped up to see what was the matter. The Chair with his Big Book, and I with my smokes, Headed outside to find these two blokes. They came inside and sat at a table; And said that they'd chair, as soon as they're able. To start with, they said, "It's more than not drinking; It's doing your best to have God fix your thinking."

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