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I have been a long time fan of PayPal – the online payment service owned by eBay – but all of that came to a screeching halt today. Curious as to what my current balance was in PayPal, I logged into the site to see if all my bills for the month had been paid.… read more

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In a day and age where the tenth anniversary of 9/11 just passed, one has to wonder how anyone could be oblivious to their surroundings in an airport. While walking through the Dallas airport this morning to catch my connection, I noticed out of the corner of my eye a policeman standing with his arms… read more

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It would seem that being a woman beater is not harming Chris Browns career in any way, shape or form. Must be nice. Following an appearance last week on Good Morning America where he was so enraged by an interview that he broke a window, Chris Brown was back on ABC tonight to appear on… read more

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In the modern age of streaming video, can we now please get rid of trailers on DVDs before the film so I don’t completely ditch the format? While siting down to watch a DVD last night, I was rather annoyed by the concept of having to skip through some trailers.  While not anywhere close to… read more

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I used to fall for the whole, “I need to make New Year’s resolutions!” thing, but as I’ve gotten older I have come to the conclusion they are totally meaningless. I am all for people making positive changes in their lives, but why do we feel the need to set these changes to some sort… read more

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Last night, if you all remembered, you moved your clocks back one hour for standard time.  For the next 128 days (March 14, 2011) we are stuck with an outdated system of time that was based around helping farmers out.  For some insane reason people, namely the government, keeps this insane system going when there… read more

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There is nothing wrong with warning your citizens of potential health issues with foods, but acting as a nanny state that will tell me what I can eat is a whole lot stupidity. This past Sept. Baltimore passed a law that no trans fats may exceed .5 percent in any non-prepackaged food. If a business… read more

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The Parents Television Council (PTC) has once again shown themselves for the fact that the want to be morality police as opposed to their supposed stated purpose of trying to make sure television airs at the appropriate times. I’ve written about the PTC a few times before, but it has been quite a while since they did… read more

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You know how there are some cities you just click with? The second you arrive you get in tune with the rhythm and flow, and it feels comfortable every moment you’re there? Yeah, Philadelphia is the exact opposite. I just got back from five days in Philadelphia, visiting the Diabolical Miss M (you can hear… read more

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A school in Trphy Club, Texas is apparently incapable to tell the difference between grieving and pot smoking, and this landed a student with a three day suspension. Last Sunday Kyler Robertson lost his father to a stabbing. By Tuesday he asked his mother if he could return to school at Byron Nelson High School… read more

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Wouldn’t you think if you were a known author you might be a bit more measured in your comments in public?  Perhaps I am giving too much credit to people that write novels, but that would at least be my thought process. While going through my holiday weekend, a long time friend of mine retweeted… read more

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Here we go again, another town is going to be levying fines and community service at people who wear baggy pants. Really? This is what you are doing with governmental time in a time of financial crisis? Wow. According to CNN, the city of Dublin, GA will begin fining people $25 for the first offense… read more

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