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How Dead Is Dead?

Hosni Mubarak is dead. Or dead-ish.  It depends on who you talk to.

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Chicago Gets Her Knockers Up

As any woman can tell you, nothing is more crucial for perky boobs than good support.  Last weekend it seemed the whole city of Chicago turned out to provide that support – for breast cancer research.

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Stuff That Can Rub (A-Dub, Dub) You Out

There have been disturbing accounts in the news recently of people flipping out on a potent street drug.  The most horrific of these stories was about a man who tried to eat another person while high.  The drug of choice for these discriminating users?  Bath … Continue reading

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Government Agencies Land In The Alphabet Soup

The recent rash of bad behavior by certain United States federal agencies has left a bad taste in our collective mouths, but there is a bright side.  These stains on the national honor have given rise to several new buzzwords … Continue reading

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Dear Political Opponent

Dear Political Opponent, Our parties are at war.  It’s undeclared, of course; more of a military action, but no less real for that. The distance between us stretches as a vast, barren wasteland which few dare to cross.

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When Synonyms Are Not Synonymous

Here’s a post you may have missed last January. They say that people judge us by the words we use.  It is equally true that we show our own judgments by the words we choose.  Words can carry more baggage than … Continue reading

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An Apology from A Bloggy Scab

I am a scab, and I’m sorry. Yesterday was supposed to be a total internet blackout in support of an issue that is vital to all of us.  Google, Wikipedia, WordPress and many other sites, big and small, blacked out … Continue reading

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Ding Dong, The Twinkie’s Dead

The food industry was shocked last week when giant Hostess Brands Inc. announced they were declaring bankruptcy. The baker, best known for such snacks as the iconic Twinkie, seeks reorganization under Chapter 11 as it struggles to come up with … Continue reading

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The 99% Solution

I watched back-to-back episodes of “Cops”, and extended news coverage of Occupy Wall Street late into the night, so it’s hardly surprising I was in the middle of some weird dreams when my brain decided to get me up at … Continue reading

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