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Bumper Sticker: Stop Freaking Out About Ebola

Over the last week, we’ve discussed the irrational exaggerations of the danger that Ebola poses to people in the United States. There is no Ebola outbreak in America. That’s not to say that there isn’t a health emergency. There is. There’s a mental health emergency

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Flakes of What?

I often see bumper stickers I don’t agree with, but this might be the first bumper sticker I really don’t understand — the whole purpose of bumper stickers is to be understood, after all. What do you put in a bale that has flakes?  Not

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Jeff Miller And The Democratic Dinosaurs Of Florida

It’s easy to make fun of Florida Republican Jeff Miller. He deserves to be mocked, for declaring that humans couldn’t possibly have contributed to climate change, because of dinosaurs. On TV today, Miller, the U.S. Representative for Florida’s first congressional district, said that if climate

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No Farms No Slogans

For years, I’ve seen the No Farms No Food bumper sticker, and wondered what the message was trying to get at. Sure, we need farmers to grow ingredients for food, but that’s such a general need, it’s difficult to get worked up about. Food is

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The Presidential Power of Hair Dye

K. of Washington State writes in to Irregular Times with a request: Could you possibly offer a Robert Reich in 2016 bumper sticker? (It’s one way of encouraging him to run. We need a good candidate with a major party affiliation. Independents like Bernard Sanders

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Do They Tell People to Go Home Where You Are?

“Welcome to Maine… Now Go Home!” This is the bumper sticker I saw in Jefferson, Maine today. I’d seen it before. Today I started to think, “How insular and parochial of Maine!” — but then I stopped mid-thought. It could be that such sentiments are

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?