Tag Archives: sarcasm

Alex Jones and James Yeager present common sense solutions to the epidemic of gun violence in America

You all know what I think about gun control. I’ve written about it here before. As some of you have pointed out, however, I haven’t done a very good job of being objective. While I’ve told you what I believe, I’ve admittedly done an insufficient job of presenting the well-reasoned arguments of my fellow Americans […]

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The Gang of Six are serving their corporate masters, who don’t, by the way, create jobs

I’m tired, and the sweat is running off of me in tiny rivers. The house we live in, built over 150 years ago, does not have air conditioning. It’s never bothered me before, but, tonight, as I lay here in bed, with a red-hot laptop balanced across my mountainous belly, and my sweat pooling in […]

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Published accusations of NIMBYism

Did you know that there used to be a print version of AnnArbor.com that came out every day? It was called the Ann Arbor News, and, on occasion, they’d print letters from readers in Ypsilanti. Here’s one of those letters, written by my friend Leighton in 2000, in response to another reader’s idea that Ann […]

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National Public Radio under attack and in jeopardy

By now you’ve no doubt heard that House Republicans voted to strip federal funding from National Public Radio. The bill, which was rushed through before the scheduled House recess, passed 228 to 192, with only seven Republicans voting against it. If passed by the Senate, the bill would keep an estimated $90 million from NPR. […]

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If evolution is real, why can’t we go to the zoo and see monkeys evolving into human beings?

Over the last week or two, we’ve been having some fun here at the expense of Christine O’Donnell, the Tea Party-supported Republican candidate for Senate in Delaware. We joked around about her puritanical views on masturbation, and we shared some laughs over her confession to having “dabbled” in witchcraft. Oh, and then there was that […]

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