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Political correctness killing classic lit: ‘N’ word slashed from Huck Finn in NewSouth edition

First Little Red Riding Hood’s big bad wolf no longer ate grandma. Then new versions of the Bible popped up, replacing those horribly discriminatory phrases such as “sons of God” with the gender-neutral and politically correct “children of God.” Now … Continue reading

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10 worst predictions for 2011: New year promises Yoko Ono-McCartney album along with World War III

Grab your children and your cameras as World War III is on the way for 2011. At least that’s one of the predictions that kept popping up while researching the 10 worst things in store for the new year. Psychic … Continue reading

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The real way to fight the holiday blues: A hot bath and a handgun

If you’re suffering from the holiday blues, you are certainly not alone. My friend and I used to compete to see which of us would suffer deeper and sooner. She blew me out of the snowbank one year by scheduling … Continue reading

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Wildlife abuse at its most obscene: Nine dead does, fawns slaughtered in Arizona ‘thrill kill’ – matches Troy Gentry’s slaying of tame bear Cubby

As if a headless javelina found hanging from a tree and a duct taped coyote discarded not far from the border weren’t enough evidence of some fine folks in parts of Arizona, we think we found one that is. Nine … Continue reading

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Old people get no respect: Targets of crime, discrimination, rudeness, hate – Ever wonder why?

The real fear of getting old is not having our skin sag, our joints ache or our teeth fall out – it’s the fear of being treated like crap. Such has largely become the case for the older generation these … Continue reading

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6 kooky reasons to be a glad American this Thanksgiving and holiday season

Now that the turkey’s down the hatch with the Stove Top stuffing and green bean casserole, it’s time to sit back, relax and recall the real reason for Thanksgiving. Gratitude. We can start by remembering there will be no more … Continue reading

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Shut people up with Blabber Meter: Tech device silences Chatty Cathy coworkers, friends, family – even mother-in-law

Sometimes we wish certain folks would just shut up. We all know at least one Chatty Cathy type – although one is often loud and loose-lipped enough to sound like seven different people. These types don’t even care what they’re … Continue reading

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