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October 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” This week: Serious Topics only   The first is Communication. Smart phones are extremely popular. All that email and texting is handy, but the result has been big income losses for the Post Office. It’s on the verge of insolvency. About 200 years ago Benjamin Franklin launched the U.S. Postal [...]

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September 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Main Street comedy Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” Good taste is largely a matter of opinion. The humor in this (mostly) light-hearted column has quite a lot of wiggle room. I keep “good taste” in mind, but that doesn’t stop me from using blonde jokes, lawyer jokes, or little kid jokes. Blondes, lawyers, and little kids [...]

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September 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

Warm enough? Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” Sometimes I read science reports about the weather. It’s not that I’m a nerd; I’m just interested in stuff that hits me right in the face. Stuff like the blazing sunshine (certainly not rain) that heated up our summer this year. And the mild breezes of last winter, one of [...]

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September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Armageddon Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” Don’t know why, but the political convention season always makes me think about Armageddon. And, speaking of that… Time after time, various folks have predicted the end of the world. The Millennium was one of the biggies, prediction-wise. Oops… not even the world’s computer [...]

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August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

Jobs for all Roger Allen, publisher. “Rockford is the Humor Capital of the World” I know some ways we can improve the employment picture. On TV every day I see cartoon characters involved in all kinds of entertaining activities. Every one of those little cartoonies replaces a human. Out there, for every one of them, some actor didn’t get a job because of a comic [...]
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