Monthly Archives: January 2013

Inyer Face

So I see this on Hollywood Blvd and start to laugh: ….and I snap the photo, which I send around to a few people. Reactions are varied.  “I don’t get it,” say some.  Others criticized the photo itself as unprofessional … Continue reading

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Arms and The Man

It’s like All Gunnies All The Time these days.  Gunnies in the Morning, Gunnies in the Evening, Gunnies at Supper Time.  24/7 Gunnies. When they’re not lined up at gun stores and gun shows to spend their milk money on … Continue reading

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Shit Almost Happens

The US Social Security Administration reprimanded an employee last month for allegedly creating a “hostile work environment” by regularly passing gas at the office, according to an official letter sanctioning the worker. The reprimand letter, which came from the agency’s … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows

Hey Kids!  Here’s a religious screed going around again — everybody okay with these? People should be guided by compassion and wisdom and follow the golden rule of “do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” The … Continue reading

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The Cover Up

The Vatican is doubling down on its anti-gay marriage stance, which today had the unlikely result of a group of women ripping their shirts off as Pope Benedict gave his Sunday address, reports Reuters. Four members of the Ukrainian Femen … Continue reading

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Little Boy Plays With Fire, Gets Burnt

What ghastly irony, Batman. Keith Ratliff loved guns. He built his own rifles. He kept bullets in his car’s cup holder. And on the rear window he slapped a sticker of the Starbucks Coffee mermaid firing two pistols. “I ♥ … Continue reading

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Hotenuffferya?

Maybe you saw this little item about 2012 being the hottest year ever — by far — in the history of the United States: 2012 was the warmest year on record in the contiguous United States, according to scientists with … Continue reading

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Rejected Redacted Retired

The following email exchange is genuine.  The job-seeker responded to an advertisement for a high-level position that offered on-line by a local head hunter.  I’ve redacted data that would identify any of the parties. Sent:               Monday, January 07, 2013 … Continue reading

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Bullseye. Well, Bull Something.

If you missed it, two weeks ago some asshat with a printing press in Connecticut decided it would be a public service if he published an interactive map that revealed the names and addresses of all the legal gun owners … Continue reading

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Feel Like Dusting Off the Monroe Doctrine?

Evidently there’s trouble stirring between Great Britain and Argentina again over the islands the Brits call The Falklands and the Argentines refer to as Malvinas.  Between the southern tip of South America and Antarctica, the tiny rock’s population has more … Continue reading

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