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About List of X

An Ostensibly Funny Commentary* of the Recent News and Events. (* warning! may not actually be funny or a commentary. Also, since I am not quite sure what "ostensibly" means, it might not be "ostensibly" either.) Also blogging at listofx.wordpress.com

10 Reactions To Results Of 2014 Election

Last Tuesday, United States followed a time-honored tradition of expressing dissatisfaction with one politician who isn’t up for re-election by voting against completely different politicians – or, as it’s normally called, “a mid-term election”. As a result of this disastrous … Continue reading

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10 Reaction To Results Of 2014 Elections

Last Tuesday, United States followed a time-honored tradition of expressing dissatisfaction with one politician who isn’t up for re-election by voting against completely different politicians – or, as it’s normally called, “a mid-term election”. As a result of this disastrous … Continue reading

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10 Conspiracy Theories Explaining Thursday’s Solar Eclipse

If you live in North America, you may have been able to see a partial solar eclipse this Thursday sometime around sunset. But if you had thought that the movement of stars and planets is governed only by laws of physics and … Continue reading

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10 Symptoms Of Ebolaphobia

As most of you are already aware, West Africa is experiencing a severe Ebola outbreak, and a handful of Americans have been infected with Ebola virus as well. According to the experts, although Ebola is a real and scary disease, it’s not nearly as … Continue reading

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10 Things White House Intruder Had Done Before He Finally Got Caught

A couple of weeks ago, a man armed with a knife jumped the White House fence, ran across the lawn into the White House and was, as we were told, apprehended just inside the building. (Barack Obama had left the mansion a … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Scotland Voted Against Independence

This Wednesday, Scotland held a referendum on whether to declare independence and leave the United Kingdom. The referendum attracted a record voter turnout, helped by lowering of voting age to 16, but in the end the proponents of independence lost the … Continue reading

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10 American Strategies For Defeating ISIS

The ISIS insurgency continues in Iraq, and, as it always happens, every American politician seems to automatically assume that whenever there is a war anywhere in the world, the United States must immediately get involved. For the last few weeks, … Continue reading

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