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Is Your Computer Keeping You Up at Night?

August 17, 2011
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Is Your Computer Keeping You Up at Night?

We are a country of zombies. According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than 30 percent of us suffer from some kind of insomnia or sleep disorder. No big deal?  Well, this 30 percent is…

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FDA Imitating Cigarette Messaging Technique

August 17, 2011
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FDA Imitating Cigarette Messaging Technique

In a surreal announcement by lawyers representing the tobacco industry, complainants are crying foul because the FDA is making them post unpleasant pictures of smokers  on cigarette packages they say exaggerate the claim about the…

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Marriage Equality

August 17, 2011
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I’m a firm supporter of marital rights, and equality, but I am slightly traditional as well. I believe that marriage should be between two consenting adults who will eventually hate each others guts.

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Mean People Got Nothing to Live For – Except Cash

August 17, 2011
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I was reluctantly driving to work this morning, with my trusty NPR station on and I hear it. The results of a 20-year study have just been released. Mean people make significantly more money than…

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The Lesson of Karma

August 16, 2011
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The Lesson of Karma

Karma’s a bitch they say. Stories of big karmic lessons greet us each day.  People who have wronged the masses come tumbling down.  Everyone from Bernie Madoff to Osama Bin Laden has supposedly felt the…

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Off to College

August 16, 2011
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There are few times in your life when the future seems so bright and full of hope then when you begin your college adventure. It’s cute how they think the world is puppy dogs, and…

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Revenge of the Bizarre Kind

August 16, 2011
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Revenge of the Bizarre Kind

  The daily crime blotter report in today’s Denton Record-Chronicle has an incident that suggests a mad prankster may be loose in the community. It was reported that a man shopping at a Lowe’s Home…

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Leaving The Hobbit Hole

August 15, 2011
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Arrggh! That passive-aggressive we so lovingly call the Sun has wormed its way through my blinds. I covered my head with a pillow, but that didn’t work. The damage is done. I am awake and…

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Mitt Romney and the Beatles

August 15, 2011
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Mitt Romney and the Beatles

Mitt Romney has dubbed Obama’s three-day bus campaign the “Magical Misery Tour”.    Of course, Romney should realize that as he campaigns, the country will launch the “Help” tour because there is not going to…

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Dutch News Calls Americans Fat and Lazy

August 15, 2011
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Dutch News Calls Americans Fat and Lazy

The news report starts off  “In recent  news, it seems we have become as lazy as Americans and soon we will be just as fat,”  Yep, that is what the Dutch are saying about us—well,…

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Michelangelo – The Missing Years

August 15, 2011
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Hello! I’m back! I thought I’d let a suitable hiatus intervene after my recent epic daily postings of the Eric Preet Serial. This whimsical article was inspired when an airbrush illustrator friend of mine told…

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Preseason NFL Coverage

August 14, 2011
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Preseason NFL Coverage

          You can tell it’s preseason for the NFL.  On CBSSports.com, it was reported that the Cleveland Browns scored after “Unknown Player” recovered a punt and ran it for a 43-yard…

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Witness to Life

August 14, 2011
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I have this thing about watching a movie alone in a theatre, i.e. without company, or a play or going to a concert alone. I just can’t. I have tried it several times and that…

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Governor Rick Perry Announces He is Running for President

August 13, 2011
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Governor Rick Perry Announces He is Running for President

Governor Rick Perry of Texas says that he is running for president and he has no doubt  he will win.  Wouldn’t it be nice if the grand prize for winning was a one way trip…

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2011 Iowa Straw Poll Results

August 13, 2011
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Michele Bachmann (who came in a very close second with write-in candidate “Michelle Bachmann”) won the 2011 Ames Straw Poll in Iowa. This officially sets her on the victory path of former Alternate Reality Presidents…

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Going Over to the Dark Side

August 13, 2011
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Going Over to the Dark Side

  I may be becoming a Tea Party thinker.  You know, the type that thinks we ought to tank the economy to save it or those who thought the deficit had nothing to do with…

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My Wife is a Dog

August 13, 2011
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My Wife is a Dog

It’s rare I make fun of religion. Okay, that’s a flat out lie, but it’s rare I poke fun at anything outside Christianity because, let’s face it — the news is ripe with Superchristians-gone-bad these…

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Debt Crisis, Russia and Sarah Palin

August 12, 2011
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Debt Crisis, Russia and Sarah Palin

The only good thing I can hope for with this debt crisis in the US is that Russia could repossess Alaska with Sarah Palin still in it.

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Favorite War

August 12, 2011
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If old white guys get to have a favorite war, I don’t see why I can’t have a favorite serial killer.

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Are Bert and Ernie Headed for Nuptials?

August 10, 2011
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Are Bert and Ernie Headed for Nuptials?

For years, the rumor on Sesame Street was that Bert and Ernie were gay. The two did everything together – including sharing an apartment. They understood each other; they meshed well together even though they…

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A Stand Against Reverse Sexism

August 10, 2011
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Every year, network television producers have a challenge laid before them: to break new ground on sitcoms with the same tired Tim Allens and former Roseanne kids. One way is to go with the familiar,…

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