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Report Released Outlining Recorder of Deeds Nepotism Scandal

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A report out from the St. Louis City Counselor’s office sheds more light on the nepotism scandal that forced Recorder of Deeds Sharon Carpenter to resign this summer. 281 more words


The Art of De-funking...

Initially, I wanted to end my unscheduled hiatus from this blog by spinning out topical article after topical article like I hadn’t in fact been at home, stewing in self-doubt for months as the result of receiving one rejection email too many…but after combined hours of staring at blinking cursors and blank pages, feeling sorry for myself and constantly proclaiming variations of “No one is ever going to hire me”, I’ve decided that the best way to get out of my funk, is to write about it. 1,097 more words

Standard Blogging

one step to the right, one step back...

I saw what would have made a great picture today, of construction workers, of bent backs and calcified boredom and dust and white hats and the great distance between the classes – but then I smiled to myself, for I thought who hasn’t already seen that photograph – the great black and whites of the working class from the ’50’s or ’60’s – and so for me to take that picture again would be so post-modern ironic cliche that no one, when they looked at it, would see anything. 688 more words


That familiar notoriety
With infamous infantry
Legacies eventful kingdom
And swinging sways such incestuous
Indulgences indignant eternity


After the madness that was the World Cup 2014, I thought I would release this post I’ve been having on stand-by for a while.

Loyalty: … 890 more words

Toronto Monarchy

It’s official: Toronto now has a monarchy. One monarch is a monarchy FAR too many.

Rob Ford, our pigheaded-fatass-in-chief, has officially dropped out of the race… 67 more words


Garden Grove Cleaning Up City Hall?

Following an extended controversy over the hiring of Garden Grove Mayor Bruce Broadwater’s son, Jeremy, as a Garden Grove firefighter—where the OC Register reported  that he had a prior criminal record, and was labeled “unsafe” by a superior, the Garden Grove City Council has taken steps to clean up City Hall. 54 more words

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