Mike Kelly sucks

Mike Kelly, shown here in a campaign ad with makeup thicker than the shame I feel from him representing me in Congress. Mike Kelly was born in 1948 and he’s sucked ever since. He went to college at Notre Dame, which sucks. I’m sorry, I know some readers could be Notre Dame fans, but if […]

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S*** the President Says – 7/15/2019

Ladies and gentlemen, behold, some s*** the President said during the previous week: Well, I’m sure the rest of this thought won’t be horrifically racist. Is there anything worse kind of American than the kind that tells some Americans (s)he’s more American than those Americans? Maybe Donald Trump is an authority on this, though: if […]

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LERTA paves way for more bayfront development – Something good happened in Erie, 7/12/2019

Scott Enterprises’ first hotel under construction at Erie’s east bayfront. | Photo via Jack Hanrahan, Erie Times-News. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190711/lerta-could-clear-way-for-new-hotel-on-eries-bayfront A few stipulations before we dive into this week’s good news. First, the economy is humming along at near full employment, so this might not seem like […]

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S*** the President Says – 7/8/2019

Ladies and gentlemen, behold, some s*** the President said during the previous week: “Our army manned the air, it rammed the ramparts, it took over the airports, it did everything it had to do.” 7/4/2019 Independence Day “Salute to America” speech. I’m still laughing about this. We “manned the air,” apparently, during the Revolutionary War. […]

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Flagship Opportunity Zone portfolio unveiled – Something good happened in Erie, 7/5/2019

Artist’s rendering of “Innovation Tower” project proposal at Erie’s downtown YMCA building on W. 10th and Peach St, by Flagship Opportunity Zone Development Company. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.flagshipopportunityzone.com/projects It’s so much more fun to build something than to maintain it, right? We glorify the builders, those among us […]

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S*** the President Says – 7/1/2019

Ladies and gentlemen, behold, some s*** the President said during the previous week: “I’ll say it with great respect: number one, she’s not my type. Number two, it never happened.” 6/24/2019 interview with The Hill. The President was asked about E. Jean Carroll’s rape allegation. “No” was the second part of his answer. If you’re […]

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Presque Isle gets its sand – Something good happened in Erie, 6/28/2019

Crews work to spread around some delicious sand along Presque Isle. | Photo via Christopher Millette, Erie Times-News. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20190624/kelly-announces-presque-isle-sand-work-during-erie-stop?template=ampart Have you ever been so excited about sand that you totally forgot about Canada? No? Mike Kelly has. Get a load of this: “We have an […]

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