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Do You Want Fries With That?

In other news… A man in China was drifting in and out of consciousness and foaming at the mouth, prompting his emergency arrival at a local hospital. An MRI scan revealed more than 700 parasitic worms, intertwined within his brain … Continue reading

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Time Warp

Yesterday, the 22nd, was the 56th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas. For kids today, that far back must seem like McKinley’s 1901 assassination did for me. It was a Friday afternoon in 1963. … Continue reading

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The Wacky, Weekend News

Sean Spicer is in the news lately for hitting the talk-show circuit to promote his new book, The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President, scheduled to be released on July 24th. About the former press secretary and communications director … Continue reading

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Internet Blowhards

Like most folks addicted to the Internet, I get a large percentage of my contemporary news from that medium, reading totally from reputable sources like major-newspaper or published-magazine Websites, not your everyday blogger and far-left- or far-right-leaning sites whose twisted … Continue reading

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Just a Friendly Pinch on the Butt

We’re on the eve of the full moon with a local-weather outlook for an overcast sky again through the end of next week. The viewing of Sunday’s Super Cold Moon is in peril of being obscured by clouds. Happened last … Continue reading

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Damned If We Do, Damned If We Don’t!

Halfway through October already, I can’t believe how fast this year is cruising past. The weather has been marvelous: warm during the day and chilly at night. I’m killing time writing while waiting to capture this evening’s rising of the … Continue reading

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If Edgar Allan Poe Was a Contemporary Joke Writer

A couple of years ago, an entry in this illustrious journal explored the possibilities of what Edgar Allan Poe would conjure up as a present-day, news copywriter, aside from his deep involvement in poetry and ghastly short stories. The fabricated, … Continue reading

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