Is it just me or is the world a lot nuttier lately?

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  1. Foxfyre
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    I can remember when I would be standing in line at the grocery checkout and kibitzing and giggling with others over the ridiculous headlines on the "National Enquiror" and similar tabloids. Some of the bizarre teasers were almost enough to persuade one to buy the newspaper.

    So I check in to see what's cooking at Drudge today and see the following links one after the other in rapid succession:

    Can Kansas save the American economy?
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    Peru battles rabid vampire bats after 500 people bitten...
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    Psychic finds wrong corpse...
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    Don't Drink and Drive: You Might Get Life in Prison!
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    Swede faces world-record $1 million speeding penalty...
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    Sheryl Crow demands 'recycled toilet paper' at concerts...
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    You would expect headlines like this on National Enquiror, not on a respectable news collection site like Drudge.

    Can it get any more wierd?
     
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    I wouldn't have taken you as a kibitzer. Giggler maybe.

    But not a kibitzer.
     
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    I think the Internet just allows the weirdness that has always been around to be exposed more now.
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    Well I call it a giggle, but others can out giggle me. But I can kibitz with the best of them. :)
     
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    The world gets silly when you have half the people denying science and history
     
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    Do tell, oh wise one.
     
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    Little did we know that the national enquirer was to be the standard for MSM.
     
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    world seems as nutty as usual to me....oy vey
     
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    get this...my uncle's death was in world weekly news....

    true story
     

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