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the stupid: it burns

Birther army doctor: Lakin: ‘I chose the wrong path’ Although really, this one is like shooting fish in a barrel. No sport at all: Pope: Christians are most persecuted group. NOM Affiliate: The Rainbow Belongs to Us, Not the Gay-Rights … Continue reading

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the stupid: it burns

Save the Children Breaks With Soda Tax Effort. Organization formed to lobby for extra taxes on sugared drinks to fight obesity stops lobbying after payoff by Pepsi… Really. I MEAN REALLY. What year is this? This isn’t even implicit social … Continue reading

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the stupid: it burns

American Family Association: DADT Repeal Will Lead To Mandatory Cross-Dressing. The Tea Party In Power. Tax cuts, no spending cuts = Nassau in financial crisis. But the elected teabagger did exactly what he said he’d do. Judicial Activism. This has … Continue reading

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the stupid: it burns

(Well, I’ve done these before, but I’m starting to number them from here on out.) We’re merely mainstream, says leader of group where criminalization, deportation, ‘enemy’-possession, and horse-shtooping are all on the table Failure to grasp the difference between calling … Continue reading

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there’s always a boom tomorrow

No boom today. But they’re getting ready for it: Evacuations to begin this evening for Thursday’s North County ‘bomb house’ burning. Residents of about six dozen addresses around the cordoned-off home in the 1900 block of Via Scott have been … Continue reading

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oh good, a reprieve

Burning Of California ‘Bomb Factory’ May Be Delayed. Because we all know how well officials can predict the outcome of burning a bunch of explosives “safely”… Like 0

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U.S. to do… what?

U.S. to Host World Press Freedom Day in 2011 The United States is pleased to announce that it will host UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day event in 2011, from May 1 – May 3 in Washington, D.C. UNESCO is the … Continue reading

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so about those tax cuts

Before I go over the latest in the game of chicken on the tax cuts, I want to point out this chart from Who graduates, who votes and who’s unemployed — in one graph (h/t Andrew Sullivan, Mother Jones): . … Continue reading

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this n that

In Spain, Gypsies Find Easier Path to Integration. This seems to me a good example of thinking outside the box: Spain has become so successful, in fact, that it now serves as a model for other European countries, including Romania, … Continue reading

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delving into things

The Mortgage Deduction Should Be Done Away With–But It Won’t. Interesting history around how the mortgage deduction came about, why it’s not really a good thing, but why it won’t go away any time soon. Yet more speculation on the … Continue reading

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more jabs at TSA theater

Touch-a Touch Me, TSA Security (Rocky Horror Parody) by the kinseysicks. *dies laughing* *breaths* *flails around some more* *finally subsides in corner gasping for breath with dog licking at face in puzzlement* A different perspective: “Miss TSA” calendar reminds us … Continue reading

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