General Goodwrench, Meet Agent Cellphone+

After a spate of recent articles in the press detailing serious problems in the nation’s…

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What a Bunch of Fucking Idiots+

Actually, there is no article.…

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Who Really Won? (Not You.)+

Unsurprisingly, we have been misinformed. One of the election themes emerging from…

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It Wasn’t Just The Old White Men+

Nothing brings out the creative among pundits like an election. This one has been no…

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The Times, It Is A-Changin’+

The New York Times is laying off about 7.5% of its newsroom staff in another round of cuts,…

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Talk Cheap, Lives Dear+

The first confirmed case of ebola in the US has been identified in Dallas today, which…

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Let’s March!+

Yesterday we had a Big March here in New York City, where Al Gore and Ban ki-Moon and Bill…

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Dog Days+

Summer recedes, and with it, so does our President. Crisis these days has as many heads…

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QED+

At a televised news conference connected to the recent US-Africa confab in DC, Michelle…

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Borderline Inanity+

The President of Honduras dropped in on Washington a week or so ago to share his thoughts…

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Uncle Maliki Wants You+

A few weeks ago, in a major policy address at West Point’s graduation, President…

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Obamagic+

I am impressed.   How does he do it?  After the VA scandal, the prisoner “transfer”…

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Builds Strong Bigots?+

It’s time for all right-thinking people to boycott Wonder Bread.  Because…

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Something’s Very Wrong+

Look at this picture.  Tell me it doesn’t disturb you deeply:   What on…

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Nemo Returns, Scared Stiff+

A creeping sense of disquiet disturbs me.  Over the past several months, in which…

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Million Dollar Medals+

The possibility of minting a trillion-dollar coin to cover our debts has now publicly…

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Mightier Than The Sword+

Christmas is always a challenge for my family, which annually furrows its collected…

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The Hardly Sporting Times+

The New York Mets are at the center of a vast criminal enterprise that secretly, systematically…

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