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Humor

Breaking Bad… Habits

We’ve all struggled with trying to stop behaviors we know aren’t good for us, and I imagine most of us have some embarrassing episodes in our past. So far be it from me to cast the first stone against politicians whose foibles are played out in the glare of public awareness. None of us would […]

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Humor

There’s Always a Silver Lining

This is a particularly hard time to be a political humorist – so many news stories are volatile and disturbing. Topics like the Zimmerman verdict, abortion restrictions, cruel anti-gay legislation in Russia, and horrible heat waves don’t suggest anything funny, and besides, it feels inappropriate to joke about such sensitive topics. What’s an independent writer to […]

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Politics

Why Hillary Clinton (et al.) Will Never Be Brought Down By A Sex Scandal

Everyone's all a-titter about the David Petraeus sex scandal, which is delightfully juicy with multiple cheating, salacious headlines ("Cloak and Shag Her" was my favorite), and even an evil twin thrown in for fun. And Petraeus certainly has plenty of company, given the high numbers of politically powerful men who have had their careers derailed, […]