Memo to the blogosphere: avoid passive voice forever or else. If you are tempted to use the passive voice in a blog post, I suggest vigorous use of the backspace key, and a cut and paste from what a commenter over at JockoHomo said:
Screw you fascist control freak talibangelical douchebags, this is America! Queer power! Queer power!
In fact, I may just adopt this as my mantra as I sit in my yurt. Or, more likely, behind the wheel of my minivan as I drive my three kids to school.