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The Hollywood Science Ninja Team From Corporate Hell!

What do you say we have a little fun with today’s post? It’s been nothing but serious serious serious in the news lately, and politics politics politics. The serious politics bit is why I’ve gone down to blogging one day a week. Everyone, including myself, is so paranoid about what’s going on in Washington, we’re not reading much for pleasure. Even I have the “Oh, Christ, what’s he done now???” mentality. So, what could we do today to lighten the mood? I have an idea.

I’ve been…

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Added by Kage Alan on March 27, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

1 Sentence - Not the Worst First Hundred Days

Trump, no question, has not had the worst first hundred days as president...perhaps second…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on March 27, 2017 at 6:22am — 3 Comments

Just In - The Donald, Super Small Condoms.

Ok, these are not really condoms. They are used when brushing a dog's teeth. They go on the fingers. But I could not resist.…

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Added by Terry McKenna on March 27, 2017 at 5:07am — 1 Comment

Mud Lizards Say Recent Political Events a Wake-Up Call

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.  It’s 8 a.m. on a Sunday morning, and Jim Glzorp readily admits he’d rather be in bed than standing outside in the cold handing out leaflets at a strip mall.  “I’ve successfully avoided politics all my life,” he says, as his 9-year-old son Jim, Jr. hugs his leg.  “When I read about all the crazies out there these days, I had to start getting involved–for my kid’s future.”

Glzorp…

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Added by Con Chapman on March 27, 2017 at 4:30am — 3 Comments

Pointy End Down

German Robber Baron Castle

Last fall, while staying at the Caring House in Durham, N.C., I realized that I had been putting the flatware in the dishwasher upside down.  Early in our marriage we bought some stainless that had knives with pointed knives.  Most table knives are rounded on the end; these weren’t.  The tip of one of the…

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Added by Rodney Roe on March 27, 2017 at 4:00am — 5 Comments

World’s First Head Transplant Scheduled for December

World’s First Head Transplant Scheduled for December:  The world’s first head transplant will be performed in December, led by Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero on a Russian man who is suffering from a rare and fatal form of spinal muscular atrophy.  Prior to surgery. the…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 26, 2017 at 7:50pm — 4 Comments

Tortoises, a cat, three more cats, a dog, a couple of national monuments, and a dress face

That's what's in my camera phone from the last couple of weeks. 

My brother in law has unfortunately found himself in territory I know all too well - he lost his first-born son and was a couple of rooms over while it was happening. Our wives our sisters. Within the last couple of years, my mother in law also lost her first born son,…

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Added by koshersalaami on March 26, 2017 at 5:53pm — 4 Comments

The Moron Whisperer



Sometimes, one really is faced with the choice of the lesser of two evils. Mine was to be dragged to an enormous corporate Christmas party (the other choice was endless whining). The amount of internal self-cursing on the state… Continue

Added by cheshyre on March 26, 2017 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Nunes' compromising financial ties with Russia. Yep. Of course. Again.

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/3/26/1647428/-BOMBSHELL-Devin-Nunes-Entire-Net-Worth-Sunk-In-Company-With-Strong-Ties-To-Russia

Say it ain't so! Folks, we've been bamboozed, er...bamboozled yet again.

All this conflict of interest deep pockets business is, of course, the darker side of globalization coupled with slack governance…

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Added by MV Neland on March 26, 2017 at 3:43pm — 4 Comments

Homelessness in Downtown Seattle

We have a major problem with homelessness in Downtown Seattle. There are abuses out of control at DESC. It's a business. I have seen a woman known as Svetla to go from one camp into another. She had a tattoo on her wrist. She ended up bitten by bed bugs, bleeding. There is a rule at DESC, and that is, if they take your belongings, you may stay. If they keep them, you can go back out on the streets. I was there. A variety of reasons led me to homelessness. Childhood abuse. But the sweeps of…

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Added by Robin Sneed on March 26, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Donald.Trump.Is.Dead

I’m sitting on a bench, just off the rough of hole number 6, at Trump’s golf course. The secret service just hauled away the body. They told me to clean up the mess on the ground, but I don’t think I will. I don’t want to be infected with the same worm that consumed him. There’s probably eggs in that pile of poop. I’m still trying to process the events of the last hour. Actually, all the things that have happened, ever since I knew the Donald. He was one of the…
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Added by Steven Bridenbaugh on March 26, 2017 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Summertime Sundays

'"Let me give you an example.  Let us say you want to be a great musician, and you want your music to create wealth for you.  But you are frustrated in making it work.  So you get drunk from time to time.  You cannot communicate with an inner energy if you do not maintain balance, if you get drunk all of the time. Drinking becomes an irrelevant side path, so dump it. '"*

*Affirmations

Stuart…

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Added by James Hart on March 26, 2017 at 11:05am — 6 Comments

Suddenly, Donald's nose began to grow. Anyone want to guess why?!

This is hot off the news wires. Suddenly, Donald's nose began to grow. Anyone want to guess why?!

Added by Terry McKenna on March 26, 2017 at 9:34am — 4 Comments

The Abraham Lincoln-Marilyn Monroe Letters

One day Marilyn Monroe confessed a crush on Abraham Lincoln: “He was such a great guy.  When I see a man like that, I would love to just sit on his lap.”

Review of “Marilyn in Manhattan,” The Wall Street Journal



“I’m a one score and sixteen inch D cup, in case you’re wondering.”

 

Dear Abe:

I hope you don’t mind my getting familiar with you…

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Added by Con Chapman on March 26, 2017 at 5:56am — 2 Comments

Meaning In Art is in the Mind of the Viewer

At least in part.

The artist, in the end, doesn’t have to mean anything. That is the nice thing about art. We see the intriguing in…. a garbage dump, or even a scarred body. Where once word smiths (so called philosophers) wrote about what were suitable subjects for art. Artists now can ignore the words and just make.…



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Added by Terry McKenna on March 26, 2017 at 3:00am — 12 Comments

Of course he did. This isn't so much a coup as it is a criminal take over.

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/3/25/1647289/-Flynn-And-Nunes-Met-With-Turkish-Officials-In-Jan-How-Many-Dots-Ar

Chair of the Intel committee, Nunes found at a meeting with Flynn et al where the discussion was about committing illegal acts in the US on behalf of…
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Added by MV Neland on March 25, 2017 at 11:00pm — 10 Comments

Sword-Carrying Man in Joker Makeup Arrested in Virginia

Sword-Carrying Man in Joker Makeup Arrested in Virginia:  Local police in Winchester, Virginia report they’ve arrested a man completely decked out in a cape, face makeup and carrying a sword like the infamous comic book villain “the Joker” - charging him with wearing a mask in public,…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 25, 2017 at 9:20pm — 9 Comments

Thought For The Day - 25 March 2017

OK, so I have to make some thoughtful thoughts on the collapse of AHCA.  Just one:  Kim Jong-Don and the Tea Baggers finally figured out that neither was the round hole for their square peg.  The Tea Baggers saw Kim Jong-Don as easily maneuvered from his "Populist" rhetoric to their outright fascism, while Kim Jong-Don figured that the Tea Baggers would actually swallow whatever not-leftwing projects he tried.



Watching the "negotiations" from the original RyanCare to its final…

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Added by Robert Young on March 25, 2017 at 6:25pm — 2 Comments

PassionateJustice 170 PUSSY RIOT, PUTIN, TRUMP, & THE CATASTROPHIC IMAGINATION

                                  PASSIONATE JUSTICE    …

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on March 25, 2017 at 2:51pm — 3 Comments

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