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Presentatarian Protest – Snarky Skits

Setting: Outside City Library News Anchor Bob: Tonight on News Room 13: Last week, we reported that a local member of our fair city was granted permission to declare his philosophy, “Presentarianism”, a federally recognized religion. Mr. Jim Bottoms, whose … Continue reading

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Life on the Street – Occupy Medical Tales

Occupy Medical clinic sets up every Sunday in downtown Eugene, Oregon. It is a free street clinic being run as a living example of what patient driven care looks like. This is how single payer changes healthcare. It brings humanity … Continue reading

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Ellen Page and the BBQ Boys – Snarky Skits

Cast of Characters: Ellen Page Scott Walker Ted Cruz Ted: Sure is great to be here at the Iowa State Fair grilling pork chops for potential voters. I am glad that even though we are poitical rivals, you joined me … Continue reading

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Wall Street Brunch – Snarky Skits

Dick: Lovely day for a champagne brunch. Mike: The light breeze from the Wall Street terrance is rather bracing, wouldn’t you say? John: Quite, quite. I gathered you both here today to celebrate our new raises. Each of us, as … Continue reading

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Resurrecting the Dead

The strip between the parking lots of the post office and the warehouse was barren. It constited of a long lump of dry beige soil and a few struggling sweet gum trees. A landscaping company came by once a month … Continue reading

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Holiday Strays

The rain was miserable. It was gray and misty in between bursts of heavy downpours. It got into every crevice. I was just as grumpy as the weather. My coat was wet. I was overloaded with stuff to do. I … Continue reading

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The Fickle Edge of Leadership

The crowd was edgy. Most people were dispirited by the recent decision by the grand jury not to indict the cop who murdered Michael Brown. None were surprised by the action. Most were frustrated by the fact that they weren’t … Continue reading

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Internet Blackout

As editor and founder of the Herbalist Manifesto and The Practical Herbalist.com, I have decided to stand in solidarity with the millions of Americans who are protesting the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA). These … Continue reading

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