Hurricane Dorian, 'Sharpiegate' and Trump's love of stupid lies
This was in keeping with America's new slogan: "If you think that's the dumbest thing you've ever heard, just wait a couple minutes!"
I'll step aside a moment and allow the president to respond to this insipid scandal:
"The truth is, I love meteors, and I actually got an A+ in my meteor class at Wharton -- it's a true story, ask anyone -- and nobody studies hurricane charts as goodly as I do.
"As any person who loves this country could see from the big black Sharpie line that I definitely did not have Eric add to that hurricane chart, it was clear Dorian was going to hit
"So it's good I warned everyone. No other president has ever warned
"So remember, nothing you see or hear is real unless it comes from me. Please donate to my reelection campaign and book a room at Trump property. God bless me and my many beautiful buildings."
Having already dodged significant legal responsibility for concocting a phony hate crime, "Empire" actor
His lawyers put forth an argument that effectively says: "Hey, just because our client made up a hate crime doesn't mean you coppers had to investigate it so thoroughly!"
The lawyers argue that Smollett shouldn't be responsible for the
That might be true if Smollett had prefaced his police report with something along the lines of: "FYI, everything I'm about to tell you is made up. I'm just trying to get publicity in the hope it helps my career."
Absent such a statement, it seems the police did what police are supposed to do when presented with allegations of a hate crime: investigate the allegations.
Venti Starbucks set to open on
Because apparently being ubiquitous just isn't good enough for some people, Starbucks has announced an opening date for its brand-amplifying, four-story, 43,000-square-foot coffee castle on
The Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago will be open for bean buying
The company describes its mega-sized facilities --
If you believed
This week the Pentagon revealed more than 100 military construction projects that will be sacrificed so
Nine of the scrapped projects involve renovating or replacing schools for the children of
Mmmmmmm ... nothing goes down smoother than plastic
If you're anything like me, you hate water than isn't enriched with tiny bits of plastic.
That's why I was thrilled to learn that, thanks to nearly 22 million pounds of plastic debris finding its way into the
Mmmmm. Goes down not smooth.
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As my colleague
Nothing quenches the thirst quite like uncertain health outcomes.
I'm sure this is all going to work out just fine. Bottoms up!
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