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Vote for me! I have lucid intervals!

Kimberley Paige Barnette is running as a Republican for mayor of Charlotte, NC. Last month she participated in a candidate debate and said some noteworthy things. She didn’t love the poor, whom she said should be discouraged from coming to … Continue reading

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“Alleged” doesn’t belong in an apology

  Parkour, closely related to free running, is cool. Fun to do and to watch. You’re dashing through the built world like an obstacle course, bouncing off stuff, leaping from building to building as if pursued by killers, hurtling walls, … Continue reading

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Not your average bonsai

The botanical gardens at the University of North Carolina’s Charlotte campus cover ten acres – that’s a lot of plants, so they probably can’t keep track of them all and wouldn’t miss one puny shrub that would look fantabulous on … Continue reading

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Somebody should shoot somebody to end the violence! Always works!

Dan Adamini, a Republican state representative from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula who also hosts a radio show we decline to advertise, felt a need to dispense his sassy wisdom. He was commenting on an initially non-violent demonstration at U.C. Berkeley protesting … Continue reading

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You should’ve heard them knocking Edgar Allan Poe’s kid

The current president has a number of children by a number of wives. His youngest child, Barron Trump, is his son with Melania Knavs. He’s 10, an actual child child. He was recently the best thing on Inauguration Day, when … Continue reading

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What’s so complicated about a good apology? Ask Simplicity

Someone has the job of providing enticing little tags or slogans to advertise Simplicity’s sewing patterns. Someone else has the job of approving those tags. Or not. Apparently quite a few of these someones are narrowly clued. Someone asked, How … Continue reading

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Can’t we get this community gated somehow?

Mark Woodward, a guy apparently unclued about social media and civic decency, posted some nasty stuff on Facebook for no real reason. Surprising he’s so differently-clued about social media, since he’s CEO of a software company, but maybe it’s about … Continue reading

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Is that how you protect children from families?

A wedding was held at the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, Ohio. During picture-taking, the bride’s sister stepped away to nurse her baby. With her breasts. History shows we can’t have that!

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I would NEVER DO that thing I did

On the subject of an upcoming Black Lives Matter march scheduled for Martin Luther King Day in St. Paul, MN, someone who called himself “JM Roth” posted on Facebook. JM Roth had advice for people who were inconvenienced. “Run them … Continue reading

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Sales down owing to mass giggling in the aisles

A Tesco market in Liverpool Street, London, is located near a large mosque. Exquisitely sensitive to customers’ needs, they of course were delighted to put up a Pringles display of handy foods with which Muslim customers might break a Ramadan … Continue reading

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