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Senile dementia

Senile dementia

Hillary Clinton: “Don’t let anyone tell you that it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs; that has been tried, and it’s failed spectacularly.” You know, Yale Law grads keep speaking like this and I’m going to start questioning whether the school actually teaches its students anything .

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Fear not, Homeland Security is on the streets, protecting all of us from evil

Putting terror behind us

Putting terror behind us

They just confiscated a dozen pairs of Kansas City Royals underpants, for instance. “We may have missed the last underwear bomber,” HSA spokesman Adam Yahiye Gadahn told FWIW, “but not the next one. We’re the bomb, so to speak.”

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Slow week

Back in town, and I missed nothing, it seems. There were six new pending deals reported this week, compared to 9 the same week last year and 11 the year before that (2012). This is always a slow time of year for real estate sales, but this year is exceptionally slow.

We also saw 7 “contingent contracts” reported, which I can’t compare with previous years because of GML’s record keeping, but of those 7, 2 were for more than $2 million, one was for a house asking $1.185, and the remaining four were under $1 million.

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Cobb Island price cut

27 Cobb Island

27 Cobb Island Drive

27 Cobb Island Drive (Exit 4, I-95), is back with a new broker, Shore & Country, and priced at $3.295 million, dauntingly close to the $3 million its owner paid for it in 2001. It started off in 2013 at $4.199, with the result you see today.

I’m sort of ambivalent about both the house and this development, but the ever-dropping price does increase my enthusiasm.

Oh, to sale away ...

Oh, to sale away …

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I’d be more impressed if he travelled to Bellevue and hugged Craig Spencer

Gimme some love

Gimme some love

Obama brings Nina  Pham, the Dallas nurse who has recovered from Ebola and is no longer contagious, into the Oval Office for a hug.

Obama spokesman Mary Mallon claims that her boss extended the invitation for a hugging so he could “thank her for her service” – he has not yet hugged Amber Vinson, the other nurse from Dallas, presumably because she hasn’t yet been certified 100% safe to touch.

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Desperation at Democratic Headquarters

Yes, I'm topless under this hoodie - boo!

Hello, I’m Gloria Steinem, I think

Exhume 87-year-old Gloria Steinem to exhort the troopettes.

“Great-Great-Grandmothers vote too,” Steinem insisted to FWIW, “and we’ll be organizing a wheelchair brigade to get them to the polls. Victory will be ours!” Asked if any woman under 65 would have ever heard of, let alone remember her, Steinem lashed out at our FWIW reporter with her walker and screamed, “get the hell out of here, you whippersnapping ageist!”

 

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Liar liar

Man claims iPhone 6 set his pants on fire

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