Mustn’t offend ‘criminals’

Mustn’t offend ‘criminals’

Social networkers in San Francisco recently chatted about neighborhood crime and one participant stirred things up by asking neighbors to stop using the word “criminal” in describing those engaged in unlawful activity, says the Association of Mature American Citizens. Malkia Cyril, executive director of the Center for Media Justice in Oakland, allegedly suggested that “people […]

Perfection in a memorial

Perfection in a memorial

At precisely 11:11 a.m. each Veterans Day (Nov. 11), the sun’s rays pass through the ellipses of the five Armed Services pillars to form a perfect solar spotlight over a mosaic of The Great Seal of the United States. The Anthem Veterans Memorial, located in Anthem, Arizona, is a monument dedicated to honoring the service […]

Pocket Paradigms

Pocket Paradigms

You can’t text your way to the presidency, you can’t Facebook a revolution and you can’t save the planet with Twitter. At some point real people have to join with, talk to, and help other real people.   -Sam Smith —

There’ll always be a Bridgeport

There’ll always be a Bridgeport

WSFB, CT – Just five years after being released from federal prison, the former Bridgeport mayor is returning to his old job. On Tuesday evening, Joe Ganim claimed victory in the race for mayor, as he received 59 percent of the votes. Ganim won the Democratic primary over Mayor Bill Finch back in September. He […]

Things we never imagined

Things we never imagined

Study: Frequent sex may raise chances for conception – USA Today headline. Hmm. Gotta think about that one… Hey, the nation’s newspaper could be on to something!!   —ProRev —

Daylight Savings Time; you’re outta here…

Daylight Savings Time; you’re outta here…

The ridiculous moving back the clock known as Daylight Savings Time is finally over. Good riddance! Changing the clocks forward in the Spring and back in the Fall have out-lived their usefulness. When our country was primarilty an agrarian society, it sort of made sense. Farmmers were able to increase crop production and work production. […]

Free overnights at the Clinton White House still paying off for HRC

Free overnights at the Clinton White House still paying off for HRC

Center for Public Integrity – For a first family, inviting guests to spend a night in the Lincoln Bedroom can pay dividends for decades. Among donors to Democrat Bill Clinton’s campaigns first revealed as overnight guests of his White House and today still living, more than half are still giving — this time to Hillary […]

Washington figures out a fairer Uber approach

Washington figures out a fairer Uber approach

Sam Smith – Washington’s large independent taxi industry has long been a means of upward mobility in the capital, going all the way back to the early 19th century when black drivers were allowed to stay out later than other blacks. Faced with the competition of Uber, the taxi commission has introduced a novel approach: […]

CNBC debate moderators, ranked

CNBC debate moderators, ranked

I think the obvious loser was CNBC’s moderators: Their questions were garbage, their rules non-existent, their control of the debate nil. Still, not all of them were equally bad. So allow me to rank the CNBC moderators.   1. Fake Louis CK The least manic of the questioners with the best interrogations, Jim Cramer was […]

Pumpkins contribute to ‘climate change’

Pumpkins contribute to ‘climate change’

Good grief as Charlie Brown would say. – Ed.   The Department of Energy claims that Halloween pumpkins contribute to climate change, suggesting that the plants can be converted to biofuel in order to spare the environment. “With the passing of Halloween, millions of pounds of pumpkins have turned from seasonal decorations to trash destined […]

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