Category Archives: Ripped from the headlines

Welcome to Jurassic Park!

We all know the story . . . rich man buys an island, re-creates dinosaurs to open the world’s most fantastic zoo, dinosaurs escape, eat rich man.  Such may be  the case with the Ebola virus.  This deadly little critter,  … Continue reading

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Indiana Wants Me! Lord, I Can’t Go Back There!

Much the buzz at the Miss America Pageant this year as Miss Indiana sashayed across the stage during the swimsuit competition.  As contestants go, she was the veritable “chunky  monkey” of the group.  Twitter was alive with comments regarding the … Continue reading

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To Thine Own Self Be True!

Magic Johnson and I have one thing in common–  neither of us is going to a Los Angeles Clippers game any time soon.  Los Angeles Clippers owner, for now, Donald Sterling and I also appear to share something–   neither of … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It!

Thank God for college surveys and studies!  Without them, life is not worth living!  Harvard is the leader of such copious investigations and once such work is released, well, the world is a much better place. The Harvard School of … Continue reading

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Glorious Pistorius!

It reads like a movie pitch.  A double-amputee Olympic runner who supposedly guns down his girlfriend by accident on none other than Valentine’s Day.  As the movie dawns on the screen, a beat up 1959 Peugeot convertible rolls up to … Continue reading

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You Gotta Believe!

“For the want of a nail, a shoe was lost. For the want of shoe, a horse was lost. For the want of a horse, a rider was lost. For the want of a rider, a message was lost. For … Continue reading

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I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke!

A company as large as Coca-Cola cannot avoid some type of controversy now and then.  For instance, when Coke launched its ad campaign in China, the slogan “Coke Adds Life!” was translated into “Coke brings your ancestors back from the … Continue reading

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Redskins say “UGG!”

“Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part belonging to a man. O, be some other name! What’s in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet;” When Shakespeare wrote Romeo and … Continue reading

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Oh I Wish I Was A “Carlos Danger” Wiener!

There’s one that represents you.  Maybe he or she lives nearby.  Maybe he or she represents a handful of people, may be millions.  Who you ask?  The self-serving politician!  Not all politicians are bad, especially on the local level, but … Continue reading

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Truth, Justice and the American Way

Advertising is persuasive.  Whether it’s called propaganda, mind control, brainwashing, menticide or thought reform, it all adds up to pretty much the same thing.  If you want someone else to believe in something, to use your product or to buy … Continue reading

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