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Oof. What a long week. Thank god netflix has Highlander the tv show

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Shared by V Good news. Tea Partiers and others on the right are starting to distance themselves from the recent spate of violence and racism that has characterized the opposition to health-care…

Feeling The Heat, Tea Partiers Denounce Violence | TPMMuckraker

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The plane slowed and leveled out about a mile aboveground. Up ahead, the Viennese castle glowed like a fairy tale palace. When the pilot gave the thumbs-up,

Art of the Steal: On the Trail of World’s Most Ingenious Thief | Magazine

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Shared by V I’m not sure I can connect with or understand people who believe Obama might be the antichrist.I wonder what part of that 24 % believe Obama is the antichrist? A new Harris poll…

Obama Derangement Syndrome

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Shared by V What a perfectly lovely 20 minutes. This short film by American director Ramin Bahrani (Goodbye Solo) traces the epic, existential journey of a plastic bag (voiced by Werner Herzog)…

FUTURESTATES : Plastic Bag By Ramin Bahrani

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Shared by V Seriously? Two years ago? WTF. For instance, Charleston High School in Mississippi held its first racially integrated prom just two years ago. The event came about only after the…

Constance McMillen case: proms as gay-rights battleground / The Christian Science Monitor – CSMonitor.com

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Some googling leads me to believe that the president uses the Cross Townsend to sign bills. President Obama used 22 pens to sign the health care bill.

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“There is no downside for Republicans. Only for Americans,” – Michael Steele.

Quote For The Day

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In the middle of one of America’s poorer cities, residents are about to get an unexpected gift: one gigabit per second Internet access over fiber optic cables courtesy of Cleveland’s Case…

How 1Gbps fiber came to Cleveland’s poorest, free of charge

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Dry plants near at the Great Salt Lake Marina west of Salt Lake City. It’s spring time, of course, but this photo feels like fall to me.

Dry plants near at the Great Salt Lake Marina west of Salt Lake…