Personally, I would have rather had the 18 bucks

Hillary Clinton’s losing campaign cost a record $1.2B | New York Post

"The president-elect, who confounded critics during the campaign by saying there was no need to raise or spend $1 billion or more, ended up making do with $600 million."

No wonder it took them so long

You’ll never guess, or pronounce, Austria’s word for the year - NY Daily News

It's "Bundespraesidentenstichwahlwiederholungsverschiebung," or "postponement of the repeat of the runoff of the presidential election."


You wouldn't want a dumb one, would you?

Still think global warming is a hoax?

It's going to be hell on Earth | New York Post

Planet Earth could be burned to a crisp with all humanity wiped out in about 5 billion years, scientists in Belgium predicted on Thursday.

TIME's piece on hackers…

… is perhaps a bit overwrought, but worth a read.

Hackers: TIME Person of the Year 2016 Runner Up


Voters showed up with ballots, not pitchforks

Piketty: half of Americans are "shut off from economic growth" - CBS News

In 1980, income for the top 1 percent of adults stood at 27 times that of the bottom half. In dollar terms, the richest 1 percent made $428,000 adjusted for 2014 dollars, compared with about $16,000 for the bottom half. By 2014, the richest Americans made 81 times that of the bottom half, or about $1.3 million to $16,000 per year. 


#PearlHarbor75: Remembering those who served - VAntage Point

#PearlHarbor75: Remembering those who served - VAntage Point

Many of these #PearlHarbor75 profiles were created with interviews submitted to the Veterans History Project. The project collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war Veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. Find out more at http://www.loc.gov/vets/. Find out more about #PearlHarbor75 at http://pearlharbor75thanniversary.com/.

Must have been quite a thwart

Greenfield baby Jesus doll smashed, donkey figure damaged

The Recorder For at least three years in a row, the outdoor display has been vandalized.

The statue was also stolen in the late 1990s, recovered by police, then stolen again in 2001. It was damaged about four years ago when someone cut the leg off to thwart a bicycle lock, the archives show.

Yes, it's been a miserable year, but don't get into those toddies too early

Deck the ... Look out! Woman tries to run over decorating ex

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State police say holiday music was blaring from a Pennsylvania woman's car ...

…when Smith yelled "Merry Christmas" and made several passes through his yard.

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That Trump effect

Gained weight? No sex? Cut your hair? It's all Trump's fault | New York Post

 When questioned by Lino Lakes, Minn., police, who found an empty bottle of vodka in her purse, Lundberg was unable to spell her name but told cops, "I am upset over the outcome of the election and you should let me go home."

And you thought you had problems

Sofía Vergara sued by her own embryos | Page Six

The new lawsuit contends that Emma and Isabella, by not being born, have been deprived of an inheritance from a trust that has been created for them in the Louisiana, according to sources.


Finally, we can stop eating broccoli

A handful of nuts a day keeps the doctor away: study - NY Daily News

Of course a shotgun might keep the doctor away as well, but let’s not ruin this.

Hey, if you want to watch them win it costs more

Chicago Tribune After waiting a lifetime for a championship team, Cubs fans will discover the price of success. The average price of season tickets will rise 19.5 percent in 2017, the Cubs announced Monday, with increases ranging from 6 percent for upper-deck reserved ...

Playing chicken with justice

Police nab suspects, fowl accomplice in break-in

"The rooster was not charged, but was taken to the station for safe keeping."

Rock Christmas

Nordstrom Is Selling A Rock In A Leather Case For $85 And People Are Confused - BuzzFeed News

Made Solid told BuzzFeed News that they called the product "Wrapped Stone" and emphasized that "it's not a joke." They described them as "really cool, labor intensive objects that are used as everything from paperweights to doorstops to home/display accents."


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Also, they are pretty cheap to feed.


Before winter

It snew

Snow makes me hungry. And sleepy. It just does.

Kippers make a good snack. Always keep a couple cans of kippers around in case it snows.

Club Med? Really?

China appeals to US to stop disrupting acquisitions

BEIJING (AP) — China urged Washington on Monday to stop disrupting its foreign corporate acquisitions…

Chinese companies have made a multibillion-dollar string of acquisitions in Europe to obtain technology and brands including Club Med, Pirelli tires and Volvo Cars.

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Maybe they could buy Trump's wall. They're into walls, aren't they? They could have a matched set.


The trouble with this is…

See What Winter Will Be Like Where You Live | TIME

…it’s getting more and more difficult to tell what's ”normal."

When the chocolate cookie package has a label…

…that says Made with Real Chocolate it makes me wonder what else they know that they’re not telling.

Doesn't this Trump have Caller ID?

Here we are going steady with China and Taiwan comes along and throws herself at him, Trump, like some kind of floozie calls him right up and he answers the phone.

The newspaper finds out and blabs and now China knows and we just have to hope she doesn’t want to break up because it’s too late to get another date to the prom.

We will be ruined.


…it's National Cookie Day

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