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Yes, Janet Cook, You Are Stupid

Yes, Janet Cook, You Are Stupid

In this New York Times article about Janet N. Cook, 76, of Suffolk, VA, who was swindled out of $300,000 from a con man on an internet dating site, Ms. Cook is quoted as saying “I’m not stupid, but was totally naïve.” Well, Ms. Cook, I’m sorry, but I’ve got a news flash for you: You… Continue Reading

Elizabeth Broadbent Dismisses Dog Parents

Elizabeth Broadbent Dismisses Dog Parents

In this article at your tango.com, Elizabeth Broadbent dismisses humans who refer to their beloved pets as furkids or furbabies, even though many such pet parents know that that’s exactly what they are. Elizabeth, honey, sorry, but you don’t get to tell anyone what they call anything or pretend to know the depth and nature… Continue Reading

Feeling Impacted?

Feeling Impacted?

We are far from being grammar experts, but do try to use words correctly, but we’re apparently in the minority. Why is it that so many people who ought to know better use the word impacted, when the word affected is clearly correct and more appropriate? From the New Oxford American Dictionary: impacted | im’paktid |  adjective 1 chiefly Medicine pressed firmly… Continue Reading

Robin Williams Death

Robin Williams Death

I never met Robin Williams, but like millions of others, I loved him, and had I known he was in such pain, I would have purchased a plane ticket, flown to San Francisco, got him to treatment, and when he was well enough, take him somewhere beautiful for a piece of pie- with ice cream… Continue Reading

Frank Underwood – House of Cards

Frank Underwood – House of Cards

House of Cards’ Frank Underwood was more interesting, mysterious and multidimensional before he became a murderer. Before he killed two people it was possible to imaging that somewhere deep in his dark, power-hungry soul there still smoldered some genuine, residual virtue from an earlier life. But now he’s just a piece-of-crap murdering thug. An interesting… Continue Reading

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NC Governor McCrory Signs Worst Voter Suppression Law in the Country!

NC Governor McCrory Signs Worst Voter Suppression Law in the Country!

WOS has some very dear friends in North Carolina, and we have been distressed by the state’s descent into the toilet following the purchase of the NC General Assembly and Governor’s Office by Art Pope. Bill Maher said it well on Real Time: “Take every crazy angry idea your drunk right-wing uncle mumbles at Thanksgiving,… Continue Reading

John McCain Has Gone Rotten

John McCain Has Gone Rotten

Once upon a time, many years ago, we had some respect for Senator John McCain, but he has since deteriorated into a cranky old dottering airbag. He trashes Ambassador Susan Rice, who has no official access to intelligence gathering, for doing nothing more than communicating the incomplete information she was given by the CIA, while… Continue Reading