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Mothers everywhere warn children not to put any food in their mouths unless they know where it came from. The same should apply to putting information in our heads.
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It's our civic duty to vote, right? Well that depends on who you are. The disgusting reality is that many of the power elites don't want certain people to vote, so they go to extremes... [read more]
It doesn't take an IQ much higher than room temperature to realize that it's way past time to raise America's sub-poverty minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. But let's also pay attention to the millions... [read more]
Did you scramble to get your taxes done this year, dashing to the mailbox at the last minute? Yeah, me too.
I really didn't mind paying what I owe – but... [read more]
Medical science has long known that the optic nerve runs from the retina of our eyeballs to the visual cortex of our brains, letting us see what's going on around us.
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In Frank Baum's novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the "wizard' turns out to be a phony – just an old guy sitting behind a curtain, using his booming voice to spew nonsense in a... [read more]
In 79 AD, Pompeii was buried in ash by a volcanic eruption. Now, nearly 2000 years later, an eruption of hot legislative ash is spewing from Rep. Mike Pompeo, threatening to gag consumers with gas... [read more]
Give me an "N" – Nnnnnn! Give me an "F" – Ffffff! Give me an "L" – Llllll! What does it spell? Greeeeeddd!
The National Football League is continuing to run... [read more]
When I saw the headline in my local paper, I wanted to laugh out loud. But that's really hard to do when you're gritting your teeth.
The headline proclaimed, "Jobs lost... [read more]
No matter how small the haul is, a thief is a thief, right? If a poverty-wage fast-food worker sneaks out a couple of burgers to take home to the kids, the bosses yell: "Thief!"
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