Come on: this is Twitter right now. I saw somebody tie a marketing message to the conflict in Gaza the other day. I saw someone from a marketing company dedicate his pushups to the people who died in the airline crash. Even if the username says Joe Somebody, Joe is just shilling for whoever pays Joe. » 7/28/14 8:59pm Yesterday 8:59pm

Meanwhile, in Canada...I saw a Cooper's Hawk nab a pigeon in mid-air in Vancouver's Chinatown. It smashed it into the sidewalk at Gore and Pender and was about to rip its guts out when it stopped, looked around, noticed about twenty people staring at it open-mouthed, and let the pigeon go. Then it took off. » 7/28/14 8:48pm Yesterday 8:48pm

Or maybe "She was apparently living alone because her family couldn't stand her any more and hadn't yet succeeded in offloading her to another country." We get a lot of foreign students where I'm from and in some cases it's clear they're there specifically because nobody in their home countries could stand them any… » 7/28/14 8:42pm Yesterday 8:42pm