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As the Election Year Heats up: A Few Thoughts on Our Noisy, Noisy Democracy

A comedian told a joke once about how so often, when he paused to reflect on his life thus far, he realized what a jerk he had been about five years ago. After doing this several times over the course of a few decades (realizing that five years prior he had been quite the jerk), it finally dawned on him that he's more than likely being quite the jerk right now. That's why older people tend to be more quiet, he said.
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November 6, 1968

Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice (last year)

Forty Five years ago today November 6th was also a Wednesday but one that changed the course of my life.  It was the day after a National election.  I woke up that morning realizing that everyone I had voted for had lost and then tr... Read Post

Man Shot in Head, Doesn't Realize for Five Years [Hardcore]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (4 years ago)

A Polish man was shot in the head five years ago. Only, he was really drunk, and didn't realize until doctors X-rayed him. This year. Think back to all the times you've been drunk: Have you maybe been shot before? More » Read Post

Is L.A.'s Public Transit a Joke? This Comedian Sure Hopes So

Society & Culture : Good Blog (4 years ago)

"Five years ago, I tried to run a car on vegetable oil and take a stand against big oil," remembers Los Angeles actress and comedian Kristina Wong. "When my idealism—specifically, the car—almost killed me and my finances, I realized... Read Post


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