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My name is Mike Kane. I've been writing stories for years. Most are a release valve from the weirdness of everyday life. Some of these will find their way here, others will fade off into the ether. A select few will be sent via e-mail directly to friends, family, and sometimes complete strangers (you have been warned (assuming that you are 'completely strange')). I've been in Sales all of my adult life. Sometimes sales are good, sometimes sales are bad, but in reality, 'life' is always good (regardless of sales). Well, 'LIFE' is a lot better than the alternative, at least...

Hot Deep and… Wet

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. Scientist #1:  "Bob, about Global Warming, any idea why it's petered out?  Any theories on why the Earth's temperature isn't rising, you know, like we said it must?" . Scientist #2:  "Um, yeah, about that..." . Scientist #3:  "Given the complexity of the interpretation of the data and the dynamically changing weather...
. A literary tip of the hat to the musical group, Deep Purple, without whom, today's post title would not be possible...  And if I have to explain it to you, you most likely won't get it any way, so let's just leave it where it is for now. Okay, for...
"Hey kid, you'll put that sign down if you know what's good for you..." As the summer of 2014 inches inexorably towards fall, children across America have one more reason to dread returning to their local 'Temple of Pure Thought'...  The Great American Bake Sale, the lone redeeming feature of...

Mean Mrs. Mustard

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#BringBackErucaVesicariaSativa . POLITICO, July 19, 2014:  First lady goes on offensive at ‘Kids’ State Dinner’ . First lady Michelle Obama used a White House lunch honoring the pint-size winners of a national recipe contest to send a clear message to Congress on Friday: Healthy school lunch reforms are here to stay. . The first lady...
. Definition of crisis (n)   (Plural, crises) .     cri·sis dangerous or worrying time: a situation or period in which things are very uncertain, difficult, or painful, especially a time when action must be taken to avoid complete disaster or breakdown critical moment: a time when something very important for the future happens...
Buying votes, one illegal immigrant at a time. More costly than anyone realizes...
  . A day late to the party, Joe Biden has recently jumped into the, "I'm poor like YOU!", pity-fest being sponsored by the DNC in DC.  Kicked-off by that down-to-Earth-girl-next-door-look-at-me-I'm-so-poor Hillary Ramrod Clinton, crazy Uncle Joe has tossed his tattered hair (um, sorry, I meant to say, 'hat') into...
. Thank goodness that Nancy Pelosi took a few moments from her busy day to answer the question which many Americans (with a pulse) have been asking themselves, "So, like, hey, what's up with those IRS e-mails regarding 'TEA Party targeting' being 'lost' due to multiple hard drive crashes, failures,...