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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Warning! “Liking” Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

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Warning! “Liking” Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
There’s an old truism that if you gave an infinite number of monkeys an infinite number of typewriters, they’d eventually produce Hamlet. No such luck. Instead, they’re producing ever-more insane “terms of agreement.” Oh. I’m sorry. My mistake. It’s not an infinite number of monkeys. It’s obscenely paid corporate lawyers. Monkeying around with accepted notions…
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Where Have All The Workers Gone?

Where Have All The Workers Gone?

In March, the economy added 192,000 jobs and the unemployment rate remained stable at 6.7 percent – positive indicators which were generally well-received, until the Wall Street Journal pointed out that these figures can be deceiving because the unemployment rate only takes into account human beings who are looking for work, and right now a…
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WE WANT TO ENRICH YOU BY KEEPING YOU POOR

WE WANT TO ENRICH YOU BY KEEPING YOU POOR

Gosh, it must be so horrible being a Republican legislator or “pro-business” advocate knowing that all you want to do in life is help the poor and lower-middle classes in this country empower themselves by denying them the very things they’re demanding, if only they had the sense to realize it! But instead of being…
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This Call May Be Monitored For Drug-Running and Over-Billing

This Call May Be Monitored For Drug-Running and Over-Billing

I’d like to suggest this new action phrase for Our Government At Work: “Listening in on bottom-feeders, while watching the bottom line.” At least that’s my take-away on learning that the U.S. Justice Department recently took Sprint Corp. to court on charges that the company overcharged the government on the cost of eavesdropping, wiretapping and…
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The Biggest News Story You Don’t Understand

The Biggest News Story You Don’t Understand

I have now read the biggest, grandest, most important, “cosmic-est” story I will likely ever read in my lifetime – and I have no idea what they’re talking about! Hark! The New York Times screams: “Detection of Waves in Space Buttresses Landmark Theory of Big Bang.” Mark the day: March 17, 2014. St. Patrick’s Day,…
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