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Reality Check: Readers Responses

“Two party system. Yeah!” After all these years, I finally get what you’ve been going on and on about, Mr. Campion (GOP VACUUM – Issue: 10/5/11). The choices are always the same. The ideas are always the same. ...

Reality Check: #OWS

Pissed Populist Resistance Shifts Left “Some is rich, some is poor That’s the way the world is But I don’t like lying back Sayin’ how bad your luck is So we came to jazz it up We never loved a s...

Reality Check: GOP Vacuum

In the 6/22/11 submission of this space, “The Courtship Of Chris Christie,” I referred to several members of the New Jersey governor’s staff emphatically repeating the same thing: Under no circumstances wou...
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Reality Check: Readers Responses

Due to the overwhelming response to last week’s THE JOE COOL DOUBLE-REVERSE HAIL MARY - Issue: 9/14/11, we had to eschew comments on earlier columns for the following:   Your analogy is way off. A Ha...

Reality Check: No, Thanks

“If rape is imminent… relax and enjoy it.” Napoleon said that. The former Emperor of France was a brute and a tyrant, but a cockeyed optimist at heart. It was by far the smartest thing he ever uttered in...
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Reality Check: Titans Out

The story this week should be the overthrow of one of the world’s most celebrated tyrants. It’s not. That kind of thing—Axis of Evil, Matters of National Security or Taking the Fight to the Enemy—is so 2003. We...
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Reality Check: We Suck

Apparently Waaaahhhh! The stock market is crashing! My house is worthless! The Middle East is a tinderbox! Too much government! Too little government! Get me a job! Protect my kids! Save the poor! Fuck...

Reality Check: S & P vs. U-S-A

Rebirth Of Consumerism, Rise Of The Machines & The Great Corporate Revolution There is no America. There is no democracy. We no longer live in a world of nations and ideologies. There is only on...