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Trump’s Dirty Dozen: His Most Staggering Failures

January 12, 2016

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We all know  – because we hear it from him every time he opens his face-anus, that Donald Trump is the single-most brilliant, successful, envied, rich and magnificent entrepreneur the world has ever seen, right? Well, with a little digging and business records research, it seems that Trump’s claims to business unbeatability are every bit […]

Bill O’Reilly – like arguing with a 4-year-old

October 11, 2014

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I want to know what Journalism school Fox News blowhard Bill O’Reilly attended that taught him his trademark “I’m going to keep interrupting you until you say the exact words I want you to say” interview technique. Using blatantly edited video segments that conveniently lop off the parts where the person being interviewed either directly […]

Poor donate 4.6% more to charity, wealthy donate 4.5% less

October 9, 2014

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So much for the whole “the poor are takers” claim … From lagging ‘job creation’ to lower charity giving, the wealthy give less back to society Kudos to The Guardian for reporting what’s REALLY going on in America.

Pope Francis the 1st: Habemus papam or hocus pocus?

March 13, 2013

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So, Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio is the new Pope, Francis the First. Wow! How bad does the Catholic church’s reputation have to be if the Vatican is now openly pandering to Latinos? Pope Francis says he’s going to bring a “fresh new face to the Catholic church.”  At age 76?  Can’t you just see […]

Oscar Pistorius: Olympian, Gentleman, Hero.

August 10, 2012

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       Oscar Pistorius of South Africa will leave the London Olympics without a medal, having run in the 100-meter sprint and  as the team’s anchor the 4 x 400-meter relay. He finished fourth in the sprint, and his team finished last in the relay. But two things should be pointed out:  Oscar Pistorius […]

Fox viewers: P.T. Barnum’s pride and joy

May 31, 2012

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People keep citing this “Fox is number one in the ratings” nonsense. To illlustrate exactly how the number of viewers relates to the quality of Fox programming: “TV Guide” is the most subscribed-to magazine in the USA. The “Weekly World News” is the most subscribed-to newspaper in the entire world. The “National Enquirer” is the […]

Limbaugh can say whatever he wants, but we don’t have to pay for it

March 13, 2012

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Rush Limbaugh is an employee of Premiere Radio Networks, a subsidiary of Clear Channel Communications, which is half-owned by Bain Capital. On his February 29th broadcast, Limbaugh called 30-year-old Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute” because she testified to Congress that she believes birth control should be covered under her […]

Marley Farms Petting Zoo needs our help

January 6, 2012

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I have always been a dog lover.  I prefer dogs to most humans, and feel more sympathy for them when they’re in bad situations than for most humans, mainly because humans can (or should be able to) make cognitive decisions about what’s right and wrong for them.  Dogs – and all animals – can’t. So […]

Seriously, make it a good year

January 1, 2012

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To all (particularly my subscribers), Let’s ensure 2012 is a banner year. The banner should read, “Boot all incumbents out on their asses.”

AIG CEO says “Trust us to self-regulate”

June 24, 2011

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This week, when asked for his opinion on financial reform, AIG CEO Robert Benmosche said banks and investment firms shouldn’t be subject to forced government regulation, and that the country’s financial institutions should be trusted to “row their boats in a manner they see fit.” “Right now, the most important thing is that we’ve got […]