Reality Check: Theology Of Science

To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.

—Charles Darwin

The “what should be” never did exist, but people keep trying to live up to it. There is no “what should be,” there is only “what

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Reality Check: Bubba, Waste Management & Progeny Of The Walrus (with Guest Columnist Tiddal McStevens)

Editor’s Note: After a spate of fruitless haggling, the following was sent to The Reality Check News & Information Desk on the early morning hours of the ninth day of February, 2014. An angry directive from Mr. Campion to “Send to press anything that lunatic McStevens can muster” was soon

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Reality Check: The Beatles – The Week – The Legacy

In the early ’90s, Babe Ruth biographer Kal Wagenheim told me the only way to describe the Bambino’s effect on the game of baseball and America at large during his first few tumultuously historic years in New York pinstripes would be to say it was like he had been dropped …

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Reality Check: Prelude To Irrelevance

State Of The Union Turns Into Beginning Of The End For President & Congress

 

The horror. The horror.

—Joseph Conrad, Heart Of Darkness

That was a weird State of the Union address.

I’ve been watching these things since I was a kid, a curious little brat wondering what’s with …

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Reality Check: Readers’ Responses

Mr. Campion,

This is one of your most moving columns that I will clip and hang in my home. (THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS AT 150—Issue: 11/19/13) You should delve into this area of political history more often. Your normal combative style, while entertaining, is dwarfed by this effort. Thanx.
—JX4000

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Reality Check: Major League Baseball – Still Broke After All These Years

Major League Baseball continues its over a century of government-sanctioned fraud, racketeering, suspension of civil rights, and illegal business practices this week by suspending the right to work of one of its players for one year on nothing more than the purchased testimony of a convicted criminal, circumstantial copied evidence …

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Reality Check: Last Chance Power Drive

Chris Christie: Welcome To Thunderdome

Well, it was a good eight weeks for the governor of New Jersey. Two months ago he was the Republican lion, staring into national TV cameras and commanding the rest of the world, especially Washington D.C., to take a good, hard look at “How things …

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Reality Check: Readers’ Responses

James,

There is so much truth in this column it is hard to respond to it all. (IT CAME FROM NEW JERSEY—Issue: 11/13/13) But suffice to say the Republican Party is a barely breathing national entity. It only exists now because of local elections, mainly in the South and Midwest …

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Reality Check: Readers’ Responses

Fantastic! A-Rite and Guitar Center in one article? (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT I – SHIT BALLS – Issue: 10/30/13) Christmas came early my friend.

Here’s the thing: 10 days before the website launch, the pencil pushers decided they could allow signing up. That’s a big scope change. As in: Gene Kranz …

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Rock Reads: A Seasonal Guide For The Rock & Roll Literate

Nothin’ To Lose – Ken Sharp, Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons (2013)

If there is only one book you read about rock and roll this holiday season, then it has to be Nothin’ To Lose – The Making Of KISS 1972-1975. It is a monster and you will love it. …

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