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A High-Tech Game of Leapfrog

The world’s fastest computer in 2002; it now fits in your hand where it can crush candy. In a high-tech game of leapfrog, makers of the world’s fastest supercomputers (and their countries of origin) compete to assemble the machine that … Continue reading

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Trump Gets a Pass This Week

OK – We can’t let a blog go by without some level of Trump insult Trump served up a heap of material this week for those commentators who enjoy skewering his Orange-tinted foolishness. One example: his repetitive lie about a … Continue reading

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Who Will Trump Toss Next Into the Woodchipper?

Is that the sock of John Bolton? Despite recorded evidence to the contrary, Trump claimed during the 2016 election that he was against going to war with Iraq in 2003 – using the lie as a cudgel against his opponent … Continue reading

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The Whiny Bitch

Trump is a whiny bitch – that much is evident from the myriad times he’s cast himself as having been treated “very unfairly.” Despite having been born with a silver spoon in his mouth and a convenient bone spur in … Continue reading

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The Shit Trump Sez

This is not a piece about Trump’s wild claims and serial prevarications. Many in the media have dissected his bizarre obsession with the non-crowds at his inauguration, and the provably false assertions that he won the popular vote if you … Continue reading

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Mo Better Brains

Mo “the Moron” Brooks wonders how to stop the rocks from falling into the ocean. Growing up in the 1960s at a time when the space race was on, JFK was pushing science and technology initiatives through Congress, and a … Continue reading

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U.S. Moves a Sign

On the campaign trail, Trump, like his predecessors dating back decades promised to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from cosmopolitan Tel Aviv to the perennially turbid and contested city of Jerusalem. I wrote a blog predicting he’d never do … Continue reading

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Put a Sock in It!

No, this is not Jim Halpert stifling a young Michael Scott If you’re a fan of monster movies you know that the monster must always have a weakness – something that allows the tortured protagonists to finally vanquish their nemeses … Continue reading

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The March of the Wooden Lawyers

How long before Trump fires his newest lawyer, Rudy Giuliani? On March 10, the New York Times reported that Trump was considering Emmet Flood, a one-time counsel to Bill Clinton, for a position on his feeble legal team. The story … Continue reading

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Make America Choke Again

Although it happened almost 50 years ago, I clearly recollect celebrating the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 when our entire eighth grade class marched several block to a nearby college to listen to speeches denouncing the ongoing desecration … Continue reading

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They Fell for the Con-Man

Flame-throwing maniac Ann Coulter, Inforwars’ crazy-man Alex Jones, talk radio’s Michael “Savage” Wiener and Fox TV’s Fucker Carlson are among many right-wingers who are newly pissed at Trump for bombing Syria. It seems they took the patently obvious con-man for … Continue reading

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Congress Say the Darnedest Things

A few months ago the Republican-led Congress placed a tax bill on Very Stable Genius’s desk which he signed, thus lowering tax burdens by the millions for corporations and rich people while showering the proles with an average tax cut … Continue reading

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Death Race 2018: Rise of the Machines

Elaine Herzberg has the dubious distinction of being the first pedestrian killed by an autonomously-driven Uber vehicle which was undergoing tests in Tempe, AZ. Apparently Herzberg was in the process of crossing a busy street while walking her bicycle when … Continue reading

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Zuck You!

Mark Zuckerberg holds his cock for you Although the mesmerizing 2010 film “The Social Network” is not a documentary, it’s clear from the portrayal of Mark Zuckerberg that the Facebook founder was an anti-social douchebag who likely stole ideas from … Continue reading

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Stroke the Orange Ego – Win a Prize

If Trump meets up with Kim Jong-Un – and that’s a big “if” despite Trump’s giddy announcement the other day that he’d do just that – expect the roly-poly North Korean dictator to play the Orange Man with a carefully … Continue reading

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Doping & Curling. What’s Next, Pine Tar on Those Little Brooms?

Aleksandr Krushelnitckii snorts human growth hormone off his bronze medal. Curling may not appear to be a difficult game, but precise deployment of a heavy object on a slippery surface combined with the need to follow the object so as … Continue reading

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Pass Out the Pistols

In a memorable episode of “All in the Family” Archie takes to the airwaves to deliver his opinions on gun control, which, as you would expect, are decidedly negative. But what made his appearance on TV so ridiculous was his … Continue reading

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Trump Falls for the Columbo Treatment

Those old enough to remember watching the TV series “Columbo” will recall with head-shaking amazement how the eponymous, bumbling, trenchcoat-wearing detective always cracked the week’s criminal case by luring the perp into a false sense of security that he was … Continue reading

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Cut, Cap and Balance: A promise right up there with Repeal and Replace

Deficit-hawk and V.S.G. Trump grabs a slice before signing another piece of Republican-devised debt-laden legislation. Trump signed a bill this week that hikes spending, increases the deficit and raises the debt ceiling. Now for a trip down memory-hole lane. The … Continue reading

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Zip for Brains

In a new TV ad from ZipRecuiter, we learn – according to the title of the spot – that “the smartest way to hire” is to engage the vaunted online head-hunting firm . . . and to conduct employment interviews … Continue reading

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