Tag Archives: The Onion

Watching the Fail

Like a dog worrying a bone, the American public can only obsess about one issue at a time, the big crisis of the day. Rupert Murdoch may be having a bad time, having much to explain to the British parliament, … Continue reading

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Masterful Storytelling, Most of It Quite Fanciful

This was the week Obama was in Ireland – but even if his great-grandfather’s grandfather was from Ireland, our president just doesn’t seem Irish. His father was from Kenya and his mother from Kansas, and he was born in Hawaii … Continue reading

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Puzzling, Only Vaguely Interesting, and Deadly

Of course parents teach their children values, by example. It’s that look of distaste mom gets on her face. It’s your job to figure out where that comes from. That’s part of growing up – reading others and reacting appropriately. … Continue reading

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