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Pastrami with a Side of Kibitz

Pastrami with a Side of Kibitz

Writing about Gaza isn’t going to change Gaza. I’m under no illusions. Talking about Gaza ...

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Sticks & iStones

Sticks & iStones

It’s not a race. But it’s set-up to feel like a race. I’m not talking ...

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Call It What It Is

Call It What It Is

John Boehner wants to sue President Obama. Some would call it frivolous. I’d call it ...

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SAT: Sexual Aptitude Test

You can spend a lifetime re-litigating the past, measuring what you’ve become against what you didn’t become. You can spend a lifetime debating choices, weighing the importance of choices you made against choices you turned down. You can spend a … finish reading SAT: Sexual Aptitude Test

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“The Road To Kiev” Starring Vladimir Putin

Russian speakers, ethnic Russians, expats who fled Moscow to live peacefully in Kiev, none of them are crying out for the protection of Vladimir Putin. Unfortunately, the same thing can’t be said of Gay Kids currently living within the borders … finish reading “The Road To Kiev” Starring Vladimir Putin

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Key To Gnocchi

#1) Ingredients & Tools #2) Medium Russet & Potato Peeler #3) Boiling Water Salty Like The Sea #4) Mash With 1-Yolk, Parsley, Lemon/Pepper & Wondra Flour #5) Put In Pastry Bag & Cut 1-Inch Pieces Into Simmering Water #6) Smile … finish reading Key To Gnocchi

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The Audacity Of Vladimir Putin

Secretary of State John Kerry said it would be a “grave mistake.” When the Confederacy took up arms to fight on the side of slavery, it cost 618,222 lives, a “grave mistake.” When the Jews tried reading between the lines … finish reading The Audacity Of Vladimir Putin

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A Scribe For The Ages, Steve Pierce

If you placed a Cubic Zirconia under the discerning eye of a Diamond Cutter and he said, “I’m a little bit leery.“ Would you leverage an expression of heartfelt affection on the jewelry expertise of the aforementioned Diamond Cutter? If … finish reading A Scribe For The Ages, Steve Pierce

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SB 1062

What a good man. John McCain is a good man. John McCain believes in the “greatness of Arizona,” a state which dragged its feet on Martin Luther King Day, turned a blind eye after Gabby Giffords was gunned-down at Safeway … finish reading SB 1062

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Shiny Happy Medals

In Kansas, it’s House Bill 2453. In Arizona, it’s Senate Bill 1062. In Florida, “Stand Your Ground.” In Illinois, “Concealed Carry.” No matter where you live, there’s a gaggle of insecure adults making the rest of us look bad. I … finish reading Shiny Happy Medals

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Lashing Out At Pussy Riot

Where are the men? Where are the women? Shopping… “Hey, it’s my once in a lifetime chance to be in Sochi. I need gifts for my family.” No you don’t. You need to put down the credit card, leave the … finish reading Lashing Out At Pussy Riot

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Jam, Old Man, Jam.

What does an apology cost you? Nothing. What does pride taste like when you swallow? Nothing. In fact, there’s no aftertaste. Wheatgrass has a horrible aftertaste. And wheatgrass is supposed to be good for you. We have all these rituals … finish reading Jam, Old Man, Jam.

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This Week In Intolerance

A Terrified Starlet. Jim Crow Laws in Kansas. Songs in the Key of Death. And this was just last week… Ellen Page came out, standing before a crowd gathered to celebrate the ongoing battle for gay equality, voice shaking, right … finish reading This Week In Intolerance

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