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Talking with Fred Thomas about the Ypsi Flea

As the Ypsi Flea is coming up in about a week, I though that I’d take the opportunity to speak with Fred Thomas, who organizes the event. What follows is our email exchange. MARK: So, what’s the Ypsi Flea? FRED: Ypsi Flea is a free, all ages event held every so often that’s part flea […]

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Stewart and Colbert on the debt ceiling “compromise”

Here, for those of you without basic cable, is what Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert had to say about the so-called compromise. The Daily Show – Dealageddon! – A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering CompromiseGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political […]

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The irony of Common Sense

Our favorite FOX News personality, Glenn Beck, has a new book out. In tribute to Thomas Paine’s brilliant pamphlet of the same name, it’s called “Common Sense.” Or, to be more specific, it’s called “Glenn Beck’s Common Sense: The Case Against an Out-of-Control Government, Inspired by Thomas Paine.” Which, I guess, from a marketing perspective, […]

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