Monthly Archives: June 2015

Dirt Nap Ditty

Red Mascara, who became New Jersey’s most persistent lobbyist with his 55-year bid to make a ditty he had written the official song of the state of Sinatra and Springsteen, died on June 20 at his home in Phillipsburg, N.J. … Continue reading

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Marcus Makes His Move

Almost as delicious as the news from SCOTUS has been the gnashing of ‘Pub teeth and shrill cries of fury and despair. Talk about all the king’s horses and all the king’s men — even with a solid ‘Pub Congress … Continue reading

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By The Way — Which One’s Pink?

Actually, they ALL are. Thanks and godspeed to Don Featherstone, inventor of the ubiquitous pink flamingo lawn ornament. In memory, South Floridians will be flying theirs at half-neck for the remainder of the week.  

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Republicants: A Continuing Series on Reading Between the Lies

Why I could never, ever bear to associate myself with the leadership, ideology, or members of the Republican Party. The latest is from Senator James Inhofe of OK, anticipating Pope Francis’s encyclical: “My point is, God’s still up there,” Senator … Continue reading

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Yahoo. I Mean It.

The most amazing thing happened to me the other day. Forget meeting Jesus for coffee, getting through the Palmetto without a delay or near-fatal incident, or having an enjoyable conversation with a teenager. I called AT&T about a problem with … Continue reading

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Republicants: A Continuing Series on Reading Between the Lies

Why I could never, ever bear to associate myself with the leadership, ideology, or members of the Republican Party. Candidate Rand Paul on the Social Security Disability Program: “You know, the thing is that with all of these programs, there’s … Continue reading

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s Underboob!

Part of the problem with non-news stories like Bruce Caitlyn Jenner dominating the media is they crowd out genuinely important stories like this one. Thailand’s military government warned women on Monday against posting ‘selfie’ photos of the lower half of … Continue reading

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