Monthly Archives: February 2014

Boycott Arizona Anyway

Let’s have one last look at this pesky little issue that seems to have rendered Arizona’s divided ‘Pubs into even more frenzied incoherence than usual. Ending a day that cast a glaring national spotlight on Arizona, Gov. Jan Brewer, a … Continue reading

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Keep It Wrinkled

Perhaps it’s the bad weather, or maybe many people disgruntled by a less than satisfactory Valentine’s Day this year, but interest has been recently rekindled in the Mormon document, “Steps to Overcoming Masturbation.” As an old hand in this practice, … Continue reading

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Everyone’s A Critic

From the friendly gregarious folks who rounded up stray dogs for prompt execution…… SOCHI, Russia — Activist members of the protest group Pussy Riot were attacked in downtown Sochi on Wednesday by plainclothes police officers using an irritant spray and … Continue reading

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Vee Dee 2014

Looking through some prior pearls for something to post for Valentine’s Day, I find this rather morbid tale of a few years ago, but with a message as contemporary as  2/14/14. And before you ask, No, I don’t make it … Continue reading

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Log Needed on Lincoln’s Birthday

Yet another snowstorm  is sandbagging the east coast as I write this — awww.  Well, those are the folks who say they don’t like Florida because they’d “miss the change of seasons.”  Change this. Anyway, I get a call blue … Continue reading

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From the Anals of the Olympics

Russian snowboarder Alexey Sobolev is already one of the big winners of the Sochi Olympics. The 22-year-old painted his cellphone number in giant blue letters on his helmet during slopestyle qualification. He ended up getting thousands of texts, including “dozens” … Continue reading

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Like A Good Neighbor

See, the thing about living in Florida is, in the winter we make up for news about bad weather by tales of the antics of a terrific assortment of Floridians. TAMPA — A man who lives in an apartment that … Continue reading

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