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Updated at 11:43 AM

My less politically fanatical friends have pointed out that while most of the nation is brewing with excitement for the start of football season, Iím preoccupied with the start of campaign season.I canít seem to let go of the comparison to Nielsen ratings where 161.3 million Americans tuned in at some point during NBCís broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX while a pitiful 129.2 million total votes were cast during the last presidential election.

Updated Aug 27, 2015 at 11:58 AM

Itís known as the ďsenior salute,Ē and a teen on trial for allegedly raping a freshman at the elite St. Paulís School in Concord, New Hampshire, had written up a list of potential conquests.

Posted Aug 26, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Most people hate crowds.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 12:03 PM

Don Landgren cartoon about the stock market.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 12:19 PM

Time once again to field questions from Nancy Naive, who poses a series of queries about current events.So, whatís the big news?I canít tell you.What do you mean?Shh. Be quiet. Donít talk about it. Donít think about it.About what?

Updated Aug 21, 2015 at 11:52 AM

Don Landgren cartoon about the start of another school year.

Posted Aug 20, 2015 at 12:00 PM

According to Jeb Bush, President George W. Bush handed over a peaceful Iraq to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Then Obama and Clinton screwed it all up.

Updated Aug 19, 2015 at 11:38 AM

Bernie Sanders might just be the song of the summer.

Posted Aug 18, 2015 at 2:00 PM

I'm a septuagenarian.

Posted Aug 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Labor Day to Memorial Day is the no-nonsense part of the year as you concentrate on work, making a living and building your professional resume.

Posted Aug 16, 2015 at 4:00 PM

Back in the 1950s, when gas hit 39.9 cents a gallon, motorists were mortified.

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