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Words Fail Me category archive

Republican Family Values, “Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother” Dept. 0

Donald Trump poised at the top of volcano with a grandmother saying,

Click for the original image and the artist’s commentary.

Aside:

A small quibble: Trump did not make the remark about grandparents sacrificing themselves, but he might as well have.

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Twits on Twitter 0

Twits with subpoenas.

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Fly the Fiendly Skies 0

. . . but Lizzy Acker wants you to leave your support serpent at home.

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The Christmas Police 0

As my mother would say, the nerve of some people.

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Republican Family Values 0

There’s just no restraining them . . . .

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“Do As I Say, Not As I Do” 0

Florida Man edition.

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Suing for the Whole Enchilada 0

Actually, for a taco and the fine print.

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A Very Stable Genius 0

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Fly the Fiendly Skies 0

A photo tour.

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Twits on Twitter 0

If a snowflake melts on Twitter, does it leave a puddle?

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“Brotherhood” 0

Jesus, Mary, and Joseph.

Aside:

When I was in college, I had no interest in joining a fraternity.

I could get drunk quite nicely on my own without having to pay dues to do so.

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Fly the Fiendly Skies 0

Connie Schultz.

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A Joint Venture 0

Headlines I never would have predicted, episode one.

Martha Stewart enters the legal marijuana business with help from Snoop Dogg

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A Gaggle of Gullible 0

Raw Story reports; follow the link for more.

Americans were easily suckered by Russian propaganda in the 2016 election, allowing themselves to be duped by trolls much more frequently than Europeans, reports the Daily Beast in a new piece that analyzes how the output of Kremlin troll farms was received.

The Russian propaganda was “nine times more effective than its disinformation in Russian,” the report says, because Russians are smarter about identifying it.

Americans will believe stuff they read on Facebook and Twitter when they wouldn’t believe the same stuff if they watched the hand of God descend from the sky to write it on a stone tablet with His own finger.

We are a society of stupid.

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The View from Afar 0

What Noz said.

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Squirreled Away 0

The support animal craze just got weirder.

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White-Wash 0

Honest to Betsy, you can’t make this stuff up.

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Doctors without Boundaries 0

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Fly the Fiendly Skies 0

Unchecked baggage.

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The March of Progress 0

Or not.

Schools in the United Kingdom are beginning to remove analog clocks from the classroom — because students are complaining that they can’t read them, reports say.

Officials have begun replacing the traditional clocks with digital ones as children have been unable to tell the correct time on analog clocks, The Telegraph reports.

More at the link.

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