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“A government shutdown means overseas troops could miss baseball playoff games and favorite NFL Sunday showdowns …” Stars and Stripes Regardless of how you feel about Obamacare or Congress or the President, you’ve got to admit it’s absurd that our armed forces should be denied the privilege of watching sporting events during the shutdown. If […]
One of the (many) cool things Obama has done since he became POTUS is allow anyone to submit a petition to the White House. If you manage to get 25,000 people to sign your petition, you are guaranteed a formal response from the Obama Administration. There are petitions from nutjobs in Texas who want to […]
I saw a link to this story in my Twitter feed, and then I saw several people linking to it on Facebook, and I chuckled at the title. The Onion has made me smile on such a consistent basis over the years; I seriously hope the people that work there are paid well, because they […]
Battleground America: One Nation, Under the Gun Jovan Belcher and Adam Lanza Were Not Militias To Keep and Bear Arms You’ve probably seen and read the blog post I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother all over Facebook. (The title was recently changed to “Thinking the Unthinkable”, but it’s the same blog post.) Before you start frantically […]
Happy Veterans’ Day! Celebrate by watching this compilation of videos of dogs welcoming their masters home from the field. And a special hat tip to my maternal grandfather Vincent Albanese (1918 – 1986), who fought in WWII as one of Merrill’s Marauders, and to my paternal grandfather Walter Gagne (?? – 2010), who fought in […]
How hard would it be to produce a VH1 Pop-Up Video version of a presidential debate? How awesome would that be? It wouldn’t have to be real-time; I can’t even imagine how that would be possible. But imagine how epic it would be if instead of Saturday Night Live, for example, NBC simply aired tonight’s […]
Ever since my son was born I have been saying that I don’t think he’ll ever need to “drive” a car. I really think that by the time he’s old enough to drive, the idea of sitting behind the wheel and steering and using the gas pedal will be silly to him. I’m not saying […]
@BabyCenter has a great list of thirteen myths about colds and the flu. Remember: Only a cold virus can give you a cold. Being cold can’t make you sick!
They’ve got rock n’ roll / At the Hollywood Bowl We’ll be there / Oh, yeah! Here in Los Angeles for the last week, a few of the planets have been putting on one hell of a show. You can read all about the “conjunction” at Universe Today. The last few nights Venus and Jupiter […]