S*** the President Says – 12/30/2019

Ladies and gentlemen, behold, some s*** the president said during the previous week: There’s thinking the world revolves around you, and then there’s blaming-the-prime-minister-for-removing-a-ten-second-cameo-of-yourself-from-a-25-year-old-movie-on-Canadian-TV thinking the world revolves around you. Alas, Trump’s cameo was removed back in 2014, before his candidacy and for non-political reasons. Maybe he was kidding about this? He was kidding! However, […]

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A Christmas without 50” of snow – Something good happened in Erie, 12/27/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2017/12/26/us/erie-pennsylvania-snow-storm/index.html I’m cheating slightly; this week’s good news is actually a story from two years ago. Remember the Great Christmas Snowmageddon of 2017? It was like the 11th biblical plague befell Erie. The snow was more easily measured in feet than inches. National news picked […]

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S*** the President Says – 12/23/2019

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but the President of the United States was impeached last week by the House of Representatives. While that was happening, President Trump held a campaign rally. Want to know what was on his mind during that time? Behold: “I understand [Michigan’s governor]’s not fixing those potholes. […]

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50 years of New York Lunch – Something good happened in Erie, 12/20/2019

Steven and Nina Poliouras, owners and operators of New York Lunch on 922 East Avenue for the last 50 years. | Photo via Jack Hanrahan, Erie Times-News. Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20191206/at-eries-new-york-lunch-50-years-of-hot-dogs-hard-work Before getting into this week’s good news, a brief personal note is in order. I’ve been writing […]

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Legal, homegrown marijuana – Something good happened in Erie, 12/13/2019

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20191210/medical-marijuana-grown-in-erie-goes-on-sale-wednesday This week’s feel-good story is a feel-real-good story. Rise Erie, Erie’s only licensed medical marijuana dispensary (not to be confused with Erie Rise charter school) is now selling marijuana grown right here in Erie, PA by grower Calypso Enterprises on 910 Downing Avenue. The […]

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