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Lyin Like Ryan: Somebody Owes Us a Dime

Wells Fargo fired a worker for using a fake dime in our neighborhood laundromat almost fifty years ago, and rightly so. But it shouldn’t end there. President Obama should be fired, too, because that laundromat never fully recovered after the loss of that dime… and it could have if he’d kept his promise!

Wells Fargo fired Richard Eggers on July 13, 2012 after discovering he was arrested 49 years ago for putting a cardboard cutout of a dime in a laundry machine at the laundromat. (Some stuff you just can’t make up! And some stuff you can!)

I remember President Obama visiting it when he was first running, saying he’ll keep that laundromat open. It’s just one more broken promise. Read the rest of this entry

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I Aint Sayin’ He Shoulda’ Killed Him…

Sheriff’s deputies in Texas refused to file charges against a father who beat a man to death after allegedly catching him sexually abusing his four-year-old daughter.

Some are saying he was wrong and should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Others are saying he was right and should be vindicated.

Some are saying that justice was surely and swiftly served, while others are saying he had no right to administer that justice with his own hands.

Well…

I’m gonna’ err on the side of Chris Rock because, “I aint sayin’ he shoulda’ killed him… but?”

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