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It started with a hug. Jerold P. Goodwillie, a 78-year-old Auburn man,

It started with a hug. Jerold P. Goodwillie, a 78-year-old Auburn man, allegedly hugged his wife of 49 years, then calmly told her "I'm going… Continue reading

Reuters confirms (as does my Apple iPhone).Good thing he lived long enough

Reuters confirms (as does my Apple iPhone).Good thing he lived long enough to see the latest Apple release crucified by the press.Now, let Jeff Bezos… Continue reading

The only charge that the Italian appeals court held up after Amanda

The only charge that the Italian appeals court held up after Amanda Knox's murder conviction was overturned was the crime of defamation stemming from when… Continue reading

As I write this I’m coming back from not one but two

As I write this I'm coming back from not one but two taped interviews with major UK news networks.The subject: Like I really need to… Continue reading

In the time it takes you to read this sentence, Amazon will

In the time it takes you to read this sentence, Amazon will have sold another three Kindle Fire tablets. And the device isn't even available… Continue reading

Rick Perry’s Man in Washington

The Texas governor's money man freaks out on Facebook.

In Montanahttp://www.ktvb.com/news/Grizzly-killed-after-DNA-links-it-to-2nd-mauling-131010018.html

In Montanahttp://www.ktvb.com/news/Grizzly-killed-after-DNA-links-it-to-2nd-mauling-131010018.html… Continue reading

There are dozens of reasons that Amanda Knox’s and Raffaele Sollecito’s convictions

There are dozens of reasons that Amanda Knox's and Raffaele Sollecito's convictions for murder were overturned in Perugia, Italy today.Here are the 10 of the… Continue reading

Cynthia SommerOn this final day of arguments in the Amanda Knox/Raffaele Sollecito

Cynthia SommerOn this final day of arguments in the Amanda Knox/Raffaele Sollecito appeals trial, a lot of Americans may be wondering how a case built… Continue reading

Good news today for Vancouver, B.C.’s huge population of drug addicts–and really

Good news today for Vancouver, B.C.'s huge population of drug addicts--and really for the country's health-care system as a whole. It appears that addicts will… Continue reading

Savoie at 20.When Evan Savoie was convicted at age 12 of murdering

Savoie at 20.When Evan Savoie was convicted at age 12 of murdering his 13-year-old playmate, prosecutors called it the most brutal homicide committed by a… Continue reading

This week’s Comment of the Week actually comes from an e-mail we

This week's Comment of the Week actually comes from an e-mail we received concerning the correct name of a certain stretch of neighborhood to the… Continue reading

Anyone who thought that a few arrests (OK, 125 arrests) and some

Anyone who thought that a few arrests (OK, 125 arrests) and some bad press would keep the good men of the International Longshore and Warehouse… Continue reading

Dr. Mary Ellen O’Toole spent 14 years of her 28-year career with

Dr. Mary Ellen O'Toole spent 14 years of her 28-year career with the FBI getting inside the heads of criminals through her work as a… Continue reading

Every time HTC, Samsung, LG and four other companies sell an Android

Every time HTC, Samsung, LG and four other companies sell an Android (Google)-powered device like a smartphone or tablet, Microsoft makes $3 to $6.This is… Continue reading

There are few more cowardly acts than the throwing of unpleasant items

There are few more cowardly acts than the throwing of unpleasant items at pedestrians while in a moving vehicle (or vice versa).But apparently idiots do… Continue reading

Marble-mouthed presidential candidate Rick Perry doesn’t want to build a fence along

Marble-mouthed presidential candidate Rick Perry doesn't want to build a fence along the border, he thinks Arizona's immigration law SB 1070 is wrong, and he… Continue reading

The Boeing 737 is a marvel of aeronautical technology.It is not, however,

The Boeing 737 is a marvel of aeronautical technology.It is not, however, a goddamn Blue Angel jet.A Japanese co-pilot recently tested this distinction when he… Continue reading

Using a fake name to talk crap about someone is the preferred

Using a fake name to talk crap about someone is the preferred method of 15-year-old high-school girls.So one might think that Washington state politicians and… Continue reading

In September 2009, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi was scheduled to land his

In September 2009, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi was scheduled to land his private jet in Newfoundland, Canada, for a stopover on his way back home.… Continue reading