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TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011

Bubble: What's Plural Of Sasquatch 

Spokane woman claims Bigfoot sighting/Annie Bishop, KXLY Bubblehead: He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy. Alas! how dreary would be the world if there were...

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MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011

Bubble: Get Her What She Wants Or ... 

My wife's birthday and Mother's Day are always close, occasionally on the same day. She's always been very insistent that she get separate gifts for those two important days, which I think is reasonable and fair. Since this is her 25th Mother's Day as a...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2011

Bubblehead Calls Out Labrador 

The young Congressman from our district, Rep. Raul Labrador, ran on a very idealistic platform that essentially boiled down to "America was a much better place in the 19th century, and we should return to that" -- basically, straight Tea Party doctrine. (My posts from...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 16, 2010

Should Politicians Be Military Vets? 13 

It looks like it's starting off as a slow week in submarine news, so here's an article from Politico saying that, for the first time since 1944, it's likely that neither major party nominee for President will have military experience. I'd disagree with that premise...

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 11, 2010

Bubble: Nebraska Will Treat UI Fans Right 

Bubblehead: Nebraska 45, Idaho 10. The Blackshirts are taking a while to come together due to the loss of two linebackers during the pre-season, but the pass defense is still pretty solid, and Idaho doesn't seem to have much of a running game. I still...

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Cramer Shuts Down Blog Over Suit 

Clayton Cramer has a post up announcing he's shutting down his blog permanently. (Link here.) He says it's because he was sued for copyright infringement from a newspaper web site, even though he linked back to the site and normally followed Fair Use guidelines. (Link...

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FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010

Bubblehead: Yes, Call Her Gov. Palin 

Bubblehead: I don't think there's a consensus, so I can only say what I was taught in the military when we had washed-up politicians visit. We were told that, in general, former chief executives (Presidents, Governors) are still given the honorific they had as chief...

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MONDAY, DEC. 29, 2008

Bubblehead: Fuhgeddabout 'Valkyrie' 19 

Normally, I'd go see a movie like "Valkyrie"; I like WWII movies, and I like murder conspiracy movies. In this particular case, however, I'm not planning on seeing it for one reason, and one reason only -- it stars Tom Cruise. In the previews, he...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.