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Supreme Mud Slinging

 This election season is unbearably tragic. Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court’s boneheaded ‘Citizen United’ decision earlier this year, corporations, unions, rich fatcats and special interest groups can dump untold fortunes into political campaigns and causes. And, they can do so under the cloak of secrecy with fake organizational names like The Coalition For Freedom …

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Double Dipping & Loving It

 My movie barometer for a terrible movie is this: how much would someone have to pay me to see it again? There are films that I would not see again for $50. Not even if you threw in popcorn and Milk Duds. My barometer for a great movie is will I shell out money to …

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Humor Whatnot

The Greatest Retail Name Ever!

 In my travels as an adman, I’ve been to many places and seen many things. I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain. I’ve seen James Taylor on fire and pleading for water. Any kind of water. But I’ve never seen a retail establishment with a name that tops the one in downtown Salisbury, North Carolina: …

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“Not A Witch” Pleads Innocent To Toad Incident

 Tea Party Republican candidate Christine O’Donnell, running for a Delaware Senate seat, recently ran a TV commercial in which she said, “I am not a witch.” The spot was a tongue in cheek response to her admission years ago to Bill Maher on Politically Incorrect that she had studied witchcraft. Now, Ms. O’Donnell is in …

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Get To Know “The Kimster”

 When kooky ol’ North Korean leader Kim Jong-il announced that his youngest son, Kim Jong-un, would succeed him as leader, many asked, “Huh, what’s up with that?” Well, for the curious, here are some little know facts about the next leader of Commie Korea. ? He prefers radishes to celery and Captain Morgan’s to both …

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BP Oil Spill Satire

BP Says Millions Spent Is Plugging Image Hole

 Officials at BP today reported they are achieving excellent results from the over $100 million it has spent on advocacy ads to blunt its negative image following the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. “We’re quite pleased with the results our corporate ads have had,” said Tim Jourdinky, Minister of Corporate Propaganda. “After our little …

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