Monthly Archives: April 2013

Home Grown Talent

With all the attention on the Boston Marathon tragedy, and now the utter failure of the US Congress to lead on gun control in the aftermath of Newtown, let’s not let this one slip by unnoticed: A nonpartisan, independent review … Continue reading

Posted in Gen. Snark, Maj. Snafu, Corp. Punishment | 4 Comments

Local Rag Loses Virginity

In case you missed in, the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel won its very first Pulitzer Prize. The Sun Sentinel was awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for public service journalism on Monday for its investigation of off-duty police officers endangering … Continue reading

Posted in News From the Nation's Dicktip | 4 Comments

The Runs End Badly

My neighbors across the street compete in marathons and other similar events all over the world.  Both athletes — he’s a Miami Beach lifeguard, she’s a critical care nurse.  They’ve participated in the Boston Marathon for years.  They were there … Continue reading

Posted in NIMBY | 10 Comments

Free Concert, and Worth Every Penny

Come see us at the Miramar Farmers Market tomorrow at noon! It’s a great arrangement — plenty of fresh produce available to buy and throw at us if we suck. Hope it doesn’t rain.

Posted in Shaken and Stirred | 1 Comment

ATF (All Time FUBAR)

Just in time for World Autism Day, this tale from the city of Milwaukee… ATF agents running an undercover storefront in Milwaukee used a brain-damaged man with a low IQ to set up gun and drug deals, paying him in … Continue reading

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Divorce, Tater Peeler Road Style

The wife of a Wilson County [TN] Sheriff’s Office deputy was shot to death Saturday at their Lebanon home by a 4-year-old who gained access to a gun at a family cookout, police said.  Josephine G. Fanning, 48, was pronounced … Continue reading

Posted in NIMBY | 13 Comments

Baby Boomers’ Baby Boners

By this time everybody’s had a chance to digest the news of the deaths of two world-famous women, Margaret Thatcher and Annette Funicello. Like every baby boomer everywhere, male, female, and in-between, I was a big fan of Mouseketeer Annette.  … Continue reading

Posted in People Who Died, Died | 2 Comments