Monthly Archives: October 2008

When She Was 21…..

She wasn’t sick a day in her life.  Maybe a sniffle or two. But Monday, when Marra couldn’t stand up or even meow, just lay on her side breathing shallowly, we knew her time had come. So we bundled her … Continue reading

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Goodness Gracious….

Bradenton, FL  Authorities say a woman has been arrested in Manatee County after pouring scalding hot water on her husband’s groin. Deputies arrested Maverna Theresa Turay, 52, on Wednesday on a charge of aggravated battery with great bodily harm. She … Continue reading

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Republican Buyers’ Remorse

Conservative columnist David Brooks hits one clear out of the park.  Sample: But over the past few decades, the Republican Party has driven away people who live in cities, in highly educated regions and on the coasts. This expulsion has … Continue reading

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He Was There

Yesterday at lunch I spotted this letter to the editor in the NY Times (Sarah ImPalin’s favorite newspaper, which she says “is hardly ever wrong”) and it stuck with me.  Sample: As the lead federal prosecutor of the Weathermen in … Continue reading

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If I Had A Hammer….

….I’d probably beat the guy with the letter-opener.  But the oddsmakers called this one the other way. Hollywood, FL – A fight between two men — one wielding a hammer, the other a letter opener — ended with one of … Continue reading

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Monica Blows the Chauffeur

This post is stolen verbatim (that’s a Jewish word that means “sphincter,” a plumbing component) from some other blog that has gone belly-up from lack of readership.  The original author won’t care because he’s in a vegetative state — Arkansas, … Continue reading

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Too Sexy For His Car

St. Petersburg, FL – A jury has found a man guilty of first-degree murder in the 2002 killing and decapitation of his ex-girlfriend’s lover. A judge sentenced Dennis George Roache to life without parole. Authorities say 40-year-old Roache broke into … Continue reading

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Maybe They’re in the Trunk

Following the debate, Senator McCain returns to Republican headquarters for a review of his notes. ….and so long as we’re doing a political theme…. … ..and this is before the bailout! So tell me again why you’re so afraid of … Continue reading

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Me Modest. You Stoned.

How are things going on the “Let Freedom Ring” front?  Are our closest allies around the world assisting with the fight for human dignity and respect for individuals?  Let’s have a peek…. ….where the rule of law sometimes takes a … Continue reading

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“The New York Times Is Hardly Ever Wrong” — Sarah Palin

Gosh.  And just last week, prompted to do so by by Katie Couric, she couldn’t even NAME a single newspapers she reads.  Amazing what modern technolopgy can do in the field of puppetry, isn’t it?  The whole quote: “Well, I … Continue reading

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