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Dolores O’Riordan

I love Dolores O’Riordan’s story. I’m a sucker for poor Irish lasses.

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Smoke em if you got em

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Saddle up

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Why go half way?

It’s a singalong, everybody!

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A Given

It is the Lord’s will that you not remain sober all the days of your lives. It pleases Him that you do not.

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Never stood a chance

The Hispaniolan Edible Rat became extinct no later than 1546 AD. Other species that were wiped out shortly after European settlement include the Cucumber-faced Lumbering Delicious Sloth of Massapequa and the Flightless Ham-sandwiched Lardbird of Nova Scotia. The world has … Continue reading

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Who are the adults of the adult world? Lawyers. That’s why everybody hates them, and nobody can do without them.

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$151,000, just sitting there in a market-tracking account, makes as much money every year as a full-time minimum-wage worker.

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Trump is a moron.

In a Vanity Fair story: “Recent allegations made by media commentator Judge Andrew Napolitano about G.C.H.Q. being asked to conduct ‘wiretapping’ against the then president-elect are nonsense,” the British spy agency said in a notably pointed statement. “They are utterly … Continue reading

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Let’s keep one thing straight

People, the only reason we know about things is the press. People. We wouldn’t know about Russia or China or global warming or Trump or Wikileaks without the press. We wouldn’t know fuck-all. The press is *how* we’re free. People, … Continue reading

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exciting times

If Hillary Clinton is elected, it will mark only the second time that a married couple has been elected individually to the Presidency, following Grover Cleveland and husband Benjamin Cleveland Harrison. Truly a remarkable accomplishment.

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Rough draft

“Beware March 15th. It’s next week, I think it’s a Thursday.”

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salute to progress

We die more complicatedly and with more nuance than ever before. In comparison, the ways our fathers and mothers died were larks, pieces of cake. Smug, but as citizens of the 21st century, the best century, we’re entitled to be smug. I … Continue reading

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death of lol. Also, asshat.

  “Lol is dead, Facebook says — ‘haha’ is the new way to say that you’re laughing“ Also, Burger King and their yip advertising gimmick What a bunch of transparent asshats. Can I say ‘asshat’ anymore? First they came for … Continue reading

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Moondogs

I saw them on a trip Deep South, and then again on another trip Deep South, during the last few months. They are spectacular. Clearly, they are not spectacular in the way that bombs exploding or cop cars careering through … Continue reading

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Ebola

I fucking told you so.

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did you know?

A normally-proportioned person cannot effect changes on a haptic device (eg: Iphone, Kindle) with their toes. Toes are too far from the electric resonances occurring in the heart that drive haptic responses to allow an effective interface. You can discover … Continue reading

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