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Posted: 20 Sep 19 02:24

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"Something should probably be done about ---" is a remark amiably savvy Damien Clay of New York City has been heard to make in regard to everything from dishes in the sink to political unrest - the main point being, of course, that whatever it is to be done, it is to be done by anyone other than Clay himself. "I try not to point the finger at anyone," said Clay. "Blame is a waste of everyone's.....

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Posted: 20 Sep 19 02:28
Well-written, wryly-observed piece of satire that should get front-page prominence.

The chances of that are on a par with the survival chances of the proverbial pussy cat in Hades I fear.



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Posted: 20 Sep 19 03:04

Quote: Johnny Shlep

Well-written, wryly-observed piece of satire that should get front-page prominence.

The chances of that are on a par with the survival chances of the proverbial pussy cat in Hades I fear.




Well, I suppose it depends on how popular it becomes in the first few days of its publication, as explained by Mark:


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As for the front page and story sections, I've explained how these work before. It's a selection of the most recent articles from the past few days with the most popular given the most prominence.




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Posted: 20 Sep 19 05:53



 
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