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Entries from January 25th, 2010

Martial Law In America Part I

January 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Short Stories

In 2009 3.5 million homes had been foreclosed and 17 percent of the population was unemployed or underemployed. Personal bankruptcies reached 6000 a day. 50 million Americans were going hungry on a weekly basis. 60 million people had no access to healthcare other than an emergency room and 40 million more paid insurance premiums but [...]

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Party Like It’s 1776

January 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Wentworth and Wiggmann

Wentworth: Wiggy, old boy, you’ve wangled us some fine seats for tonight’s basketball game. Wiggmann: I concur. And the real bonus is that these tickets were obtained at no cost from a friendly benefactor. I’ve always thought free to be the best price for most things. And did you see the rates being charged for [...]

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The Economy? Go Progressive!

January 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment · Public Policy

It’s been generally explained to us that the Federal Government is just a brand identity that pretty much outsources all its major functions to corporations. One can see this in Haiti; private security contractors are the first in there and the military second after an almost three day lag behind  catastrophic events. This in itself says [...]

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WWF Smackdown! Dad VS. Dinner

January 10th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Comedy/Humor

 My head was pounding and my nerves were shredded. My job was stressing me and my side job was stressing me more. I got nothing in the way of sleep the night before and my wife just filled my ear with grief as she was walking out the door to run errands. Naturally my thoughts [...]

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