About Stan Sinberg

Stan is an award-winning newspaper columnist, radio commentator, and features writer whose humor has appeared in everything from the NY Times to WSJ and MAD Magazine. Stan is a native New Yorker living on the west coast. His website is www.stansinberg.com and you can email him at stan@stansinberg.com or follow him on Twitter @ssinberg1
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Ferguson: Perception Became Reality

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About ten days ago, I was sitting in my friend’s computer store when a black kid, maybe 20 years old, dressed in a T-shirt and jeans, walked in. He strolled past the cellphone accessories display and rows of computers renting by the hour towards the service counter. Before he could get there, one of the…
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What, Me Worry?

“Ebola! Is the Deadly African Virus Coming For YOU? Uh, probably not. Not if you live in the United States and don’t, say, fly to Nigeria searching for carriers and then inducing them to bleed or vomit on you. Otherwise, you’re pretty safe. But don’t let that stop you from panicking! And tweeting about how…
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The Story That Will Lower Your “Happiness Quotient”

Boy, there are times when this constitutional right to “the pursuit of happiness” thing in the United States really becomes an embarrassment. While Central American kids are fleeing their countries and embarking on terrifying journeys to the U.S. to avoid getting killed by gangs, and the Middle East is literally exploding, and the Ebola virus…
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Shooting the Messenger

You have to hand it to Florida. When your state acquits George Zimmerman and rules that a blind man who shot and killed his friend during a drunken argument is legally entitled to the return of his assault rifle and Glock pistol, and in June passes a law prohibiting schools from disciplining students who display…
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Impeachable Sources

Ever since renowned constitutional scholar Sarah Palin issue a clarion call a couple weeks back declaring that the time has come to impeach President Obama, Republicans have been giddily bandying the idea about, with one poll finding that 2/3 of registered Republicans favor the motion. When pressed on what grounds Obama should be impeached, supporters…
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