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Shared by Elizabeth How have I never seen this picture before? It was forty-five years ago today. http://gerrycanavan.blogspot.com

It Was Forty-Five Years Ago Today

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I think it’s awesome that Joe the Plumber’s website (http://is.gd/6wB8) has “Joe The Forum” and “Joe The Blogger” sections.

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I totally don’t feel like working today.

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how the hell did that happen? There are 17 messages in my inbox.

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Shared by V These are awesome. There’s something satisfyingly self-referential about watching talented musicians try to play their own music in Rock Band and Guitar Hero. Especially when they’re…

Musicians Get Meta in Guitar Hero and Rock Band – Waxy.org

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“fist fights broke out in the Iraqi parliament today.” That’s what we need. Democracy so fierce your nose might get broken.

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Shared by V I’m glad TPM still has stuff to write about! Of note, I think, is that while Donilon lobbied for Fannie May, he’s now working in State. It seems, at least, as if he’s at least working…

Report: Top Obama Transition Staffer Led "Backdoor" Lobbying Campaign For Fannie Mae

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Shared by V Nate Silver wins at life. Also, with that name? he could totally be a super hero. “I’m Nate Silver. I’m here to kick your ignorant ass.” I had the chance this afternoon to speak with

An Interview with John Ziegler on the Zogby "Push Poll"

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From the neat blog Strange Maps — a map of the U.S. South, overlaying where cotton was picked in 1860 versus Presidential voting in 2008.  The claim is that the causal pathway is through high…

Correlations – cotton picking vs. 2008 Presidential votes

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Woot. bugs in year old code.