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by | Dec 16, 2009

Tired of hearing about Tiger Woods, and the media’s “slicing” of him? (We’ll avoid “hooking,” the slices’ counterpart here.) Try this: Woods is no worse, or better, than the other half of the gender world — women. They are no…

by | Nov 24, 2009

Are we being fooled, in this advanced age of electronics and swift communications? Try a few. There is the series of banks ads: Two little girls are asked by a man if they’d like a pony. “Yes,” is the answer…

by | Nov 6, 2009

The outrages of Ft. Hood and Orlando have become occasions once more for journalistic misuse of the language. If you were shot but not killed, you were “wounded.” The policewoman credited with stopping Ft. Hood’s murderous Major is a “heroine.”…

by | Oct 21, 2009

NFL teams are experiencing much the same difficulty as AIG and other Wall Street titans, namely: Who’s in charge? And whose fault is this? The Washington Redskins are the epitome. After a mediocre season beginning, they have decided to remove…

by | Oct 18, 2009

It’s not too late. A 4.6 million dollar bid for the crypt above that of Marilyn Monroe’s at Westwood Cemetery has fallen through. Hence, bidding will begin anew. The chance to spend eternity on top of Miss Monroe is expected…

by | Oct 2, 2009

Now Chicago knows how Letterman’s staff feels.

by | Sep 29, 2009

I see by the papers they are going to drain Sloan’s Lake. You don’t know Sloan’s Lake? Not many do. It’s in Cheyenne, Wyoming, not far from the airport in a place called Lion’s Park. Sloan’s is, or used to…

by | Sep 14, 2009

From the torn bowels of Manhattan there issued a thundering scream of pain and schock, repeated at the Pentagon and in a field in Pennsylvania. The sounds of September 11, 2001. They echoed through the afternoon and night. But for…

by | Aug 13, 2009

There may be 35.6 million Americans with knives in their pockets and thousands may be illegal, according to the U.S. Customs. Thereby hangs a story that is going virtually unreported by a media fixated on the hubbub health care has…

by | Aug 5, 2009

I heard Uncle Pundit pull into the driveway and raced out to see his new car, the one he’d bought by turning in his clunker. “Surprise!” He was still in his old clunker! “What happened?” I asked. Uncle Pundit turned…

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