Sasha Baron Cohen announced plans Friday to attend the Oscars dressed as an Arab dictator. He is a comic who likes to tease Hollywood for being pro-Israel and Muslims for being irrational. Someday a detective’s … Read moreFun with the News: Gov’t & More
By Tim Mollen Journal entry: July 14, 2004 (age 35) Each time I enter a fast-food restaurant for the first time, there is a moment when I decide whether it is a good fast-food restaurant … Read moreLost Journal: Ketchup Packets are a Top Pet Peeve
By Danny Tyree Remember actor James Garner and the “Beef: real food for real people” commercials? We may soon see the “Beef: ambiguous food for ambivalent people” campaign. According to CNN, Dr. Mark Post, professor … Read moreAre You Ready For Test-Tube Meat?
The latest ‘Not Mitt Romney’ GOP sweepstakes leader! By Will Durst Once again, the wacky wheel of destiny takes a mighty spin and the big red pointer lands smack on the name of the next … Read moreThe Ayatollah of Pennsylvania
There’s a better way of organizing America’s economic strength: The Cooperative Way We’re being told by today’s High Priests of Conventional Wisdom that everyone and everything in our economic cosmos necessarily revolves around one dazzling … Read moreCooperatives Over Corporations
New York Knicks new star Jeremy Lin made the All-Star Team Friday. His Asian ethnicity has worked for him and against him. NBA scouts saw Lin and assumed he couldn’t play NBA basketball but he … Read moreFun with the News: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’
By Liz Lowe and Roz Warren I was protesting on Wall Street when a crazed banker grabbed my “Corporations are Gonifs” sign and slammed it down on my head, triggering a fracas which quickly spun … Read moreIf You See Me On a Gurney, Call My Attorney!
By Tim Mollen Journal Entry: August 4, 2006 (age 37) Today, my wife, Amanda, and I drove 300 miles to attend a family reunion in Fairlee, Vermont. To be more exact, we drove 255 miles before breaking … Read moreLost Journal: What’s with the White Plastic Bags on Disabled Cars?
By Danny Tyree Could pocket change have persuaded Ferris Bueller to forego his day off? That’s what I wondered when I read about a bold experiment by Dohn Community High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. According … Read moreShould Students Be Paid To Attend School?
There’s rich, and then there’s really, really, really rich By Jim Hightower The rich are different from you and me, but the really, really, really rich are also different from the merely rich. For example, … Read moreIt’s Official: Money Now Governs America