Monthly Archives: August 2012

One Down

Answer:  None Question:  How much of the ‘Pub convention did you see on teevee? True fact.  And yet, I’m totally oversaturated and exhausted by it.  I’m also extremely impressed by the sheer volume of flat-out lies the speakers indulged in, … Continue reading

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Little Brother, Big If

Let’s begin by debunking a popular myth/meme circulating the interwebs: a tranquilizer dart was NOT needed to remove NJ Governor Porcine from the stage following his keynote address to the RNC.  The moronic remarks shat from his face and his … Continue reading

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Orwell Nods

There is quite a bit of jaw-dropping material around lately.  Even if you exclude the idiocy emanating from Tampa, where the ‘Pubs are declaring war on reason, consistency, non-white humanity, and garden variety decency, there have been some astonishing news … Continue reading

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Meat Loaf for Brains

Okay.  So maybe there is a god. A Ugandan thief got a serious lesson in why you shouldn’t steal, particularly from people with deadly diseases. After breaking into a hospital isolation ward earlier this month and stealing a cell phone … Continue reading

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Hard to Stomach

Today (August 27) is Guido’s and my wedding anniversary.  75 years.   About.   It seems.  Anyway. Anticipating this blessed (and blessedly childless) event, back in December we made plans to go to Key West this weekend.  ‘Nuff said.  Isaac had other … Continue reading

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Wet One

Nice weekend, hey south Florida?  The storm track was shifted back east overnight — making us feel better about our reluctant determination to cancel our KW reservations. I suspect this storm will ring down the curtain on summer.  It’s already … Continue reading

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Hind of the Hour

Tennessee state Sen. Stacey Campfield (R) falsely claimed on Thursday that it was nearly impossible for someone to contract AIDS through heterosexual contact. “Most people realize that AIDS came from the homosexual community,” he told Michelangelo Signorile, who hosts a … Continue reading

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