Monthly Archives: July 2011

103 degrees: Time to go to Maine

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Something’s happening here (updated)

[trying a different video that hopefully will embed] [This is one of my all-time favorite songs – play it while you read, because this is a little long.] On September 9, 2009, Sky News (until just recently, almost a shoe-in … Continue reading

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Hail Britannia

It must be so satisfying to live in England and see them all dropping like flies. All the delicious questions about what comes next: David Cameron? Les Hinton? I keep trying to think up ways in which Roger Ailes could … Continue reading

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Medical tedium

Medicare insisted on knowing whether I’d retired or not before they’d let me have a dexa scan last week and, if I had, what date. What date indeed? I retired from a marketing career after 20 years, but I was … Continue reading

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Paging Nick Davies

Oh what a juicy story. Conservative prime minister gets elected with help from world’s most powerful news organization. Tabloid owned by world’s most powerful news organization hacks into celebrities’ phones to get stories, celebrities are bribed to keep quiet, story … Continue reading

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Yet another victim

It’s about time for me to give this subject a rest, but I just had to add one more confusing element, having just watched the HBO “Sex Crimes Unit” documentary. “Nobody deserves to be raped, no matter who they are … Continue reading

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Recanting, but still on her side

Okay, well, this is getting harder and harder to reconcile. There’s this: When the conversation was translated — a job completed only this Wednesday — investigators were alarmed: “She says words to the effect of, ‘Don’t worry, this guy has … Continue reading

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