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40 Celebrity Passings of 2013

40 Celebrity Passings of 2013

As we approach the end of 2013, let’s take a look at 40 notable people who have left us this year:   NELSON MANDELA: 95 PAUL WALKER: 40 LOU REED: 71 MARCIA WALLACE: 70 TOM CLANCY: 66 DAVID FROST: 74 LISA ROBIN KELLY: 43 EYDIE GOURMÉ: 84 KAREN BLACK: 74   DENNIS FARINA: 69 HELENContinue Reading

Pearl Harbor Attack: 10 Incredible Photos

Pearl Harbor Attack: 10 Incredible Photos

72 years ago this past Saturday: The United States naval base at Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japanese planes. Four U.S. battleships were sunk and four others were damaged. Over 2,400 Americans were killed, including 1,177 on the battleship Arizona. Here are 10 incredible photos from that awful day (photos courtesy of AP and U.SContinue Reading

The JFK Assassination: There Was No “Magic Bullet”

The JFK Assassination: There Was No “Magic Bullet”

JFK murder conspiracy theorists have maintained that had Lee Harvey Oswald been the lone assassin 50 years ago today, that President John F. Kennedy and Texas Governor John Connally (seated in front) would have had to been hit by a single bullet that zigzagged many times—a so called “magic bullet.” The bullet would have traveled like this: BecauseContinue Reading

Politics Made Easy

Politics Made Easy

Being a politician is tough. It’s not easy to obfuscate issues, divert attention from them and trumpet cockamamie claptrap to make sure your real message is not heard. I’m here to simplify liberal and conservative positions on some of the weighty issues of the day:   WORKFARE LIBERAL: “People are degraded by having to cleanContinue Reading

10 Male Republican Celebrities

10 Male Republican Celebrities

Watching Clint Eastwood talk to the empty chair at the Republican Convention last year reminded us that there are actually some Republican celebrities in Hollywood. Here are 10 male ones who aren’t afraid to admit it:   ROBERT DUVALL He has supported George W. Bush, endorsed Rudy Giulani for president in 2008 and worked theContinue Reading

10 Little Known Facts about the Government Shutdown

10 Little Known Facts about the Government Shutdown

The government shutdown had us all in a tizzy, worried to distraction that nobody would be around to receive our 2013 estimated tax payments. With the crisis averted, we can all now breathe again and digest 10 little known, amazing facts about this most recent government interruption: 1. Government worker productivity during the shutdown increasedContinue Reading

Five Scary Facts about College Degrees

Five Scary Facts about College Degrees

Remember the days when getting a college degree was almost a guarantee you could get a job in your chosen major? These days? Not so much. Here is what The Center for College Affordability found: • Nearly half of employed college graduates in the U.S. hold down jobs that don’t require a 4-year degree. There areContinue Reading

10 Great Quotes about Government Ineptitude

10 Great Quotes about Government Ineptitude

If you’re a Republican, you probably think President Obama is at fault for our government shutdown. If you’re a Democrat, you probably blame the Republicans in Congress. Blah, blah, blah…I think we can all agree that our government as a whole is sort of—a joke. So let’s take a deep breath and try to seeContinue Reading

Helmet-to-Helmet “Tackling” Must Be Stopped – Now

Helmet-to-Helmet “Tackling” Must Be Stopped – Now

For the life of me, I just don’t understand why tackling with one’s head has become so prevalent in the NFL. It’s insane. Think about it. When we were dumb enough to play tackle football as kids in the playground (without equipment), did we ever think to ram our head into the ball carrier toContinue Reading

On This Labor Day: Contradictory Economic Headlines Run Amok

On This Labor Day: Contradictory Economic Headlines Run Amok

It’s Labor Day—when we honor the American worker. Over the last few years, things have generally not been good for this group economically speaking. Are things improving? Well, it depends on what day you read the headlines. Below are 10 different Reuters headlines within the 14 day period from August 16-August 30. If you canContinue Reading