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December, 2013

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Merry Christmas from Jo, and her monther’s elf!

This week, Joanna fondly remembers her mother’s elf on a shelf. Comment
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I’m letting Food Network go

Who would have thought that admitted drug use passes for acceptable behavior these days. Comment
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Jo’s sweet smell of success

This week, our national affairs columnist reveals what she’s got cooking in the oven. Comments (4)
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Katy Perry’s Japanese show was not offensive

This week, Joanna demands we lock up the Proper Police. Comments (1)

November, 2013

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Obama is disrespected because he is the worst

This week, our national affairs columninst investigates a concept put forth by Oprah Winfrey that determined the president gets attacted because he is black. Comments (9)

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Hey, Mayor Mike! Don’t let the door hit you

This week, our national correspondent thanks Mayor Bloomberg for 12 years of columns. Comments (2)
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What happened to reflecting on Veterans Day?

This week, our columnist wonders if the world has gotten too commercial. Comment
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What it takes to offend Joanna

This week, our colunist gives you the top things that piss her off! Comment

October, 2013

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Joanna knows exactly what Obama is up to

This week, our columnist takes on the leader of the free world. Comments (3)
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Jo hates the black hole at the end of the line

This week, our columnists says she’s mad as hell, and she’s not going to take it anymore. Comments (1)
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Thanksgiving: Just another day to shop

This week, our columnist wonders what happened to the good ole days, when all you did on Thanksgiving was eat, watch football, and sleep. Comment
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It’s time our politicians paid the piper

This week, our national issues columnist takes on the government shutdown, and the people that made it happen. Comments (2)
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Get the wooden spoon out for the parents — and the kids!

In this week’s dispatch, Joanna points out that sometimes, kids get what they deserve. And now is one of those times. Comment

September, 2013

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The path to Nirvana and house cats

This week, our colunist ponders life’s mysteries, and figures it must be great to be a cool kitty. Comment
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Joanna needs a haven from “Haven”

How long did it take you to figure out what happened on “Haven?” For Jo, it took four screenings. Comment
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A hate crime is a hate crime no matter what race you are

Shocker, the New York Times got it wrong again. Comments (12)
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An old man dies, and nobody cares

This week, Joanna looks for the outrage after a senior is killed in Spokane, Washington, but doens’t find it. Comments (2)

August, 2013

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Miley Cyrus’s achey breaky performance got me sick

This week, our columnist wonders what Billy Ray’s daughter was thinking Comments (2)
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Mega-phone! Joanna can’t wait for her big Galaxy

This week, our columnist salavates over the Galaxy Mega. Comment
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What the flip is Flipping?

This week, our columnists weighs in on selling stolen dogs on CraigsList. Comments (1)
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Stop making excuses about gun violence

“I’m not saying that he’s the best one,” said Shanise Farrar, the mother of 14-year-old Shaaliver Douse, who police shot and killed after he allegedly failed to put down the gun he used to squeeze off a number of shots. “But he’s my angel.” Comment

July, 2013

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Chaucer, Joanna, and Access-A-Ride

This week, our columnists tries to find a new way to work. Comment
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Food fight? I’d rather put that on my BLT

This week, our columnist wonders why people make poor use out of a perfectly good tomato. Comment
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We need more truth in the news

Ever since man decided to write the day’s events and post it on a pole in the fork in the road, we the public have had an unhealthy fascination with all things news. What once let us know how many ruts there were in the road and how to avoid them has become a giant media circus with huge corporations running the show and vying for the number-one spot. Comment
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Stop the blame game and start educating

Here we go again. Comments (1)
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Off with her head — or at least her show

This week, our columnist wonders if powerful women on television have a target on their backs. Comment

June, 2013

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Joanna breaks out the Kleenex again!

My Facebook page was full of graduation news this week — from high schools, colleges, kindergartens, pre-ks, elementaries, and middle schools, all the way up to graduate schools, family and friends celebrated the flying diplomas, caps, and tassels. Comment
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Trash talk: Why I hate mayor’s compost plan

This week, our columnist begins her countdown to the day Mayor Bloomberg is out of office. Comments (2)
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Sir Paul was a blast in Brooklyn

This week, our columnist reviews Paul McCartney’s concert in Brooklyn. Comment
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Game, set, match for ‘Game of Thrones’

This week, our television afficionado gives you the lowdown on HBO’s “Game of Throwns.” Comment

May, 2013

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I’ll take menopause over another kid

This week our columnist determines she is happy with her hot flashes. Comments (3)
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The great gravy debates ends now

This week, our columnist rules: it’s gravy, not sauce. Comments (5)
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Hiring the handicapped to beat the lines at Disney is an abomination

This week, Joanna wonders how far the rich will go to beat the system. Comment
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The MTA can kiss Joanna’s app

This week, our columnist wonders if the her smartphone will ever figure out the MTA. Comments (1)
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Jo on America: Love it or don’t come to it

This week, our columnist suggests that people who don’t like this country should stay out of it. Comments (3)

April, 2013

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Joanna has all the answers

You’ve got questiona about the problems this nation has? Joanna has anwers. Comment
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Mea culpa! My left-foot!

Joanna thinks she has the answer to get her church on track. Comment
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There has not got to be a morning after!

This week, our columnist takes on a judges ruling that allows “Plan B,” a controversial morning-after contraception pill, to be distributed to 16 year olds. Comments (1)
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Can women priests be far behind?

Holy smokes Not for Nuthin’ takes on the Holy See Comments (2)

March, 2013

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Saying ‘I Do’ shouldn’t be a constitutional decision

Stop the presses! The Supreme Court justices, all nine of them, have had to decide on marriage — the same-sex kind that is — in the appeal against California’s Proposition 8. In the case of Hollingsworth v. Perry, the judges have to determine, is it constitutional or is it not? Comments (2)
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I believe there should be promsequences!

This week, our colomnist says proms shouldn’t take place unless all kids graduate. Comment
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Jo’s kiss off: keep it simple, stupid!

This week, our columnist goes off on the creators of Facebook and aluminum foil! Comment
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The Mayor adds nutritionist to his accomplishments

He knows all, sees all —he is the Magnificent Mayor of Oz — who is that man behind the curtain? None other than our very own Mayor Bloomberg. Comments (1)

February, 2013

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On Oscar night, MacFarlane was the boob

Finally! Joanna gives her take on the Oscars! Comments (4)
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Let’s scale down the meanness

This week our columnist wonders when we got so darn mean. Comments (1)
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A bad review for Rex Reed

This week, our columnist unloads on the famous movie critic for making fun of an actor’s weight. Comment
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Joanna rates the Super Bowl commercials

Talk about your firsts. Sheesh. Comments (2)

January, 2013

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Deck the living room — all year long!

Yule be glad that you left the Christmas tree up, sez our columnist, hoping to start a new, year-round trend. Comment
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E-readers- Nook, line and sinker

This week the Nook hooked our columnist. Comment
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‘Girls’ wins at the Globes? I don’t think so

This week, Jo can’t figure out how the HBO series “Girls” can win anything. Comment
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Jo takes a trip down memory lane

This week, our columnist takes us on an oldies road trip. Comment
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On the radio pranking is just a fancy name for bullying

At what point does a silly prank become just plain bullying? And at what point do we say “enough is enough?” Comments (1)

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