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Hulk to Police: It’s Because I’m Green, Isn’t It?

Crazy story out of Cambridge, Mass this week with the arrest of Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates. Let’s recap: a neighbor sees two men trying to force their way into the professor’s house.  The neighbor doesn’t recognize Prof. Gates (Inexcusable, right?  Naturally all of us

Weinermobile Runs Amok, Reporters Google “Hot Dog Jokes”

Big news last week as the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile crashed into a home in Racine, Wisconsin.  Apparently the driver was trying to turn the vehicle around and went forward when she meant to go backward.  Luckily nobody was hurt, though you have to wonder what

We Came In Peace For All Mankind

I don’t have much to add to the hooplah over the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, but I figured it was worth at least a mention. I was just 4 years old when Neil Armstrong hopped down onto the lunar surface, so

Death, The Career Saver

Came across this hilarious (and pithy) graphic at the GraphJam site today: It pretty neatly sums up how Jacko could go in one day from being the object of ridicule and scorn, if not outright disgust, into a shining saint through the simple act of

Governors Gone Wild

Okay, so let’s see if I’ve got this straight.  South Carolina governor Mark Sanford just flat-out disappears for five days, leaving no one in charge.  His staff, when pressed, “reveals” he’s gone off on a solo hike of the Appalachian Trail to clear his head

Leap of Hope

Well, the voters have spoken and “Hope” trumps a resumé. What the heck, though, maybe it’ll work out. Sometimes the most effective tool a president has is his ability to inspire, or at least reassure. Aside from prodding the Soviet Union into economic and political