Respect the humble outhouse, says one New Mexico professor, who wants the Southwest’s remaining humble outdoor shitters preserved for posterity. It’s all too easy to forget, in these days of ubiquitous indoor plumbing, how important they once were.
If you thought Mitt Romney had a terrible sense of humor, just wait until you hear what truly unfunny shit his Republican compatriots in Montana did this weekend. During the Montana GOP convention—which, by the way, featured Newt Gingrich as its keynote speaker—some "clever" tricksters erected an outhouse outside of…
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