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you can’t save lives AND money

you can’t save lives AND money

A federally appointed public health task force recommends turning *medical convention on its ear, yet no specialists were consulted. The task force acknowledged that mammograms can save lives and fear their new guidelines may be misinterpreted. “We aren’t against screening women in their 40s, we […]

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a new low for cnn

a new low for cnn

Disgraced former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich is on Larry King, quoting Rudyard Kipling, the Bible and every political cliche ever uttered. There’s no new news regarding his pending corruption trial, unless you count his wife’s appearance on a new D-Minus-List reality show. No wonder CNN’s […]

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and the brounie goes too …

and the brounie goes too …

Named after congressman Paul Broun, who compared Obama to Hitler, the Brounie is awarded to Georgia politicians who make an ass of themselves, by word or deed. This week’s winner: DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones Jones is allowing ego and political disappointment to disrupt the […]

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the ghost of jefferson must intercede

the ghost of jefferson must intercede

Terry McAuliffe is apparently under the delusion that people find him likable. Former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe signed papers Monday signaling a possible run for governor next year in Virginia.  McAuliffe told The Associated Press he set up a campaign committee and will […]

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FLASHBACK: Defining John Edwards

It’s a shame John Edwards can’t stand trial for exploiting the death of his son. (originally posted 9/9/08) Edwards had told Kerry he was going to share a story with him that he’d never told anyone else—that after his son Wade had been killed, he […]

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buying their silence

buying their silence

Making peace with the Clintons would challenge any diplomat: It’s hard to fathom why Obama should be mau-maued into paying off the debt that Hillary and Bill accrued attacking and undermining him, while mismanaging the campaign and their nearly quarter-billion-dollar war chest so horribly that […]

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