Stories of Wine Labels

If you thought that you could just make any liquid and sell it as wine, you were wrong. In fact wine labeling is not a joke. Here’s the story: You can’t just... Read more »

Having Hatched All He Could Hatch, Orin Goes Sayonara

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), the longest-serving Republican senator, announced Tuesday he will retire at the end of the year. The move opens the door to a likely run for the Utah seat by former... Read more »

Trumpcare to Cover Unlimited Oxycontin for Supporters

Trumpcare is rotten to the core. And thanks to all of your phone calls and emails, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell just announced that he’s postponing a vote until after the Fourth... Read more »

Trump and His Economic Reciprocalities for the Rest of Us

The Economist just interviewed Trump to humor the Imbecile-in-Chief, and Trump had the following reciprocalities for the rest of us:  Mr. President, it sounds like you’re imagining a pretty big renegotiation of... Read more »

How to Succeed in Yard Sale Business while President

Donald Trump is teaching us how to succeed in business without really trying. Regretfully, he has a large yard sale. The largest. And he has a message too. If you have money and... Read more »

9 Days till New York Feels the Bern – Aware of Feminist Math Counting

Bernie just won Wyoming. But as CNN damps it down: Wyoming is just another poor, white, rural state, which is unlike New York: urban and multicultural and filled with Hill-Billy donors. That... Read more »

Happy iEaster!

For the first time in the history of the Apple company, its fans can purchase a newly released model at a lower price than its predecessor. The company excused its inapt marketing... Read more »

Homeless, Valiant Cuomo Comes to Your Rescue

Marquel, TPVs NYTimes Stormy Weather Section correspondent was drinking his grog, when he read Cuomo Orders That Homeless Be Taken to Shelter in Freezing Weather. The executive order, which requires local authorities... Read more »

Trump to Clinton: You’re so Vain and Wrong

Last month, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton claimed that Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric was providing fodder for Islamist terror group ISIS to use in its propaganda. At a December 19 debate with two... Read more »


  Marquel, TPVs N.Y. Times Girls and Boys Together on the Sidewalks Of New York Section correspondent was spending the afternoon alone in the kids’ playground section of Tompkins Square Park, when... Read more »

The Three Rs: Progress, ‘Riting & ‘Rithmatic

Surprise: Florida and Texas Excel in Math and Reading Scores, read Marquel, TPVs NYTimes Dick and Jane and Spot and Puff Section correspondent. A new analysis, taking into account student demographics, finds... Read more »

Eggs R Us

Marquel, the TPVs NYTimes Hard Boiled with Hollandaise correspondent was having brunch when he read that Egg Donors Challenge Pay Rates, Saying They Shortchange Women. A federal class-action suit questions compensation guidelines... Read more »

Fasting Habits

Anorexia May Be Habit, Not Willpower, Study Finds, and Marquel TPVs NYTimes Fatal Skinniness Section correspondent started eating. The findings may help explain the role habitual behavior plays in disorders where people... Read more »

The Piggy Bank

Marquel, TPVs NYTimes Money, Money, Money, Section correspondent, was realizing how amazing must have been to by Louis XIV, when he stopped for a bathroom break and read The Families Funding the 2016... Read more »