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2012

No more excuses

July 8, 2012 // 2 Comments

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Atlanta has some of the worst surface streets in the nation (along with its unsynchronized traffic lights), creating an urban clusterfuck with few peers. If city leaders are [...]

Contesting a myth

July 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

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The funny fat guy stereotype is being challenged by SNL’s resident fat guy, Bobby Moynihan, who is neither a talented mimic or funny. He’s so lame he can’t [...]

Missing Bob Dole

July 3, 2012 // 3 Comments

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Nice article in GQ on 88-year-old Bob Dole, one of my favorites. I appreciated his biting humor — at a reunion of former presidents  Carter, Ford and Nixon,  Dole [...]

A coming out worth noting

July 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

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Usually the celebrities who emerge from the closet do so to jump start a flagging career. On Monday, a person of some substance came out and didn’t require a magazine [...]

Onward Christian robots

July 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

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The Republican Party of Texas seeks a ban on critical thinking. You can’t make this stuff up. We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) (values [...]
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