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The Contrarian: Oh, Word?

Thank goodness for Jon Stewart. Besides having provided stoners political jump-on points since 1999 (note: Commenting on the enthusiastic audience response to the topic of capital punishment at the Republic...
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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...

The Freak Show: The Jobs Thing

President Obama has proposed a multi-faceted bill, the American Jobs Act, which uses a mix of tax cuts, infrastructure spending and direct aid to state and local governments, to try and create jobs. The tab...

Rest In Peace, Johnny Dirt

Johnny called me up last year and said he was coming back to New Jersey to do some business and would like to drop by to see me. I said “sure thing, Johnny.” Mr. Dirt and I go back a long ways. It seems lik...
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Deleted Scenes: Ugh.

I don’t know how many Deleted Scenes columns I’ve written over the years sharing the headline above but it has to be at least six by now. This past weekend, as I watched the march of morons all around me—both i...

The Freak Show: Let The Games Begin

The 2012 campaign season is officially underway. The Republicans held their first debate last week, with two more coming in the next two weeks. The debate featured some spirited exchanges, with the two fron...
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