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The Whistleblower, Revealed

October 3, 2019

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Scene: The Oval Office of the United States of America Characters: Donald J Trump, duly-elected President of the United States of America in spite of the efforts of a lots of really bad people who don’t want America to to Great again Other Character: Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, who we think is important but […]

An Interview With Governor Rick Scott of Florida

April 2, 2015

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      Although Life in the Boomer Lane might appear to be someone whose thoughts run no deeper than whatever will cause readers to spew coffee, she is, in fact, fairly appalled at the state of the planet. She is especially appalled by some of our elected officials and by those who wield enormous […]

The Dress

March 2, 2015

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A recent and ongoing phenomenon around the world is the reaction people have had to “The Dress.”  Most of you who are reading this will now sigh and say, “Ah, The Dress.” Those readers who have been living in their bedrooms because they have run out of clean underwear, may not be aware of what […]

I-Z, We-Z, Uzi

August 31, 2014

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The tragic death of a gun instructor by a cute pink pants-wearing nine-year-old Uzi user-in-training has set off a wave of questions, starting with “Why is it necessary for a nine-year-old to learn how to operate an automatic weapon?”  A spokesperson for the Uzis for Youth Movement had this to say: “Children are being raised in […]

The Unrecorded Interview Between Matt Lauer and Sarah Palin

November 12, 2013

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ML: Ms Palin, you and other tea partiers have been quite vocal in your opposition to the Presidents’s Affordable care Act. Can you please give us a run through of the health care plan that you would propose? SP: I’m glad you asked me that, Matt. Let’s be clear about one thing from the get-go. […]

Living Large After Death

January 3, 2013

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Despite opposition from some members of his Republican party, and despite 87% of the American population being unable to pronounce his name correctly, John Boehner today won a second term as US Speaker of the House. In another joyous development, Rush Limbaugh and Ann Coulter have been deemed safe listening fare by the Pentagon, while anything […]

Unicorns, Starvation, and Sparkly Fairy Dust

December 3, 2012

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  In an announcement Friday, the North Korean state news agency reported that archaeologists recently reconfirmed the discovery of the lair of a unicorn once ridden by an ancient Korean king.  According to the Korean Central News Agency, the discovery was made about 219 yards from the Yongmyong Temple in Pyongyang. A rock that sits in […]