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Entries by Lionel from 04/2009

The Genius of Glenn Beck

| Posted 04.01.2009 | Media

Glenn Beck does it all. I saw his genius in that classic post hemorrhoid surgery YouTube piece. God only knows what the hell that was about, but I watched it, muttering, "Beck is a genius."

The G-20 Protesters Are Rebels Without a Clue

| Posted 04.02.2009 | World

For the G-20 protesters, it's about the party. I'm sorry, but when I think of Tiananmen Square, Kent State or Chicago 1968, the party theme escapes me.

We Are Our Memories

| Posted 04.07.2009 | Healthy Living

Friedrich Nietzsche, in the only quote of his most "remember," reminds us: That which does not kill us makes us stronger. But not if you forget what didn't kill you.

Note To Spitzer: Gremilns?!

| Posted 04.08.2009 | Politics

No arena has been spared its own blemish and moral hiccup. Sports, entertainment, politics, the clergy -- name it.

Stevens: Justice Was Served (Damn!)

| Posted 04.10.2009 | Politics

Whether it's Ted Stevens, Rush Limbaugh or Ann Coulter (OK, maybe not Coulter) the law is the law and we should celebrate when justice is served. Even if that means that the guilty walk.

What Would You Not Do to Stop a Nuke?

| Posted 04.21.2009 | Politics

What if torture, some torture, some despicable form, actually worked? Actually produced usable confessions and saved lives?

He's Not "The Craigslist Killer." He's a Killer. Period.

| Posted 04.23.2009 | Media

On April 14, a Boston med student, Philip Markoff, is alleged to have murdered "masseuse" Julissa Brisman, 26, whom he met on a Craigslist advert. Sai...

The "Comedy" Of Mocking The Teabaggers

| Posted 04.24.2009 | Comedy

Good news! This blog isn't about tea bags, tea baggers, tea bagging or any other taxpayer double entendres. OK, just this promo.

Jumbo Jets Tax Jumbo Passengers

| Posted 04.25.2009 | Comedy

I'd like to discuss the "rights" of the obese. It was reported that airlines will charge more when tubbies find it hard to be seated and situated on airline flights. And it's about time.

The NY Air Force One Flyover: Plane Stupid

| Posted 04.28.2009 | Comedy
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I've personally benefited tremendously from this story. I think of my most idiotic mistakes and they pale in comparison to this colossal boner.

I Know of a Springsteen Cover Band Available for Weddings

| Posted 04.29.2009 | Comedy
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The Craigslist killer is engaged. What will come of the wedding?