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Among April Fools, Your Newly Admitted Child

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2010 | 5:25 PM

It's that magical time of year when you're finally done shoveling snow and now must instead prepare for a different kind of avalanche: the piles of thick acceptance letters your child will receive from top universities and colleges. It's always a special time in a parent's life when their children...

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Alaska is the New-New Jersey

(31) Comments | Posted February 10, 2010 | 4:14 PM

To: The State of Alaska

From: The New Jersey Tourist Bureau

RE: Your dumb state

On behalf of The NJ Tourist Bureau, we want to thank the State of Alaska. For years, we at the New Jersey Tourist Bureau thought it would be impossible for our home state to lose...

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Children's Books Inspired by the Health Care Debate

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2009 | 2:22 PM

The holidays are just around the corner and you want your young ones to be able to articulate cogent opinions about the issues that shape our nation. When that belligerent kindergartener first tells your child that his/her opinions regarding single payer insurance and the trigger are "for doodoo heads" it...

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Dispatches From the Whole Foods Produce Aisle

(11) Comments | Posted November 10, 2009 | 10:01 PM

In the heart of a community where political statements occur on t-shirts and in bay windows, it is best to be dressed to impress. Especially when purchasing groceries.

You don't just go to Whole Foods to pick up groceries. The only place you're guaranteed to run into someone with...

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