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May 2011

Okely dokely, Romneytron

May 31, 2011 // 9 Comments

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The Anchorman tries oh so hard. “South Park is funny,” he admitted, adding, “you know your faith has made it big time when it’s being made fun of on Broadway.” But even more shocking was his admission that he read and enjoyed Twilight, the [...]

Pick a side

May 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

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Racists or religious fanatics? Protesting members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church were met with an unlikely group of counter-protesters Monday at Arlington Cemetery. … Among those counter-protesting at the cemetery’s main [...]

What’s changed in 60 years

May 30, 2011 // 3 Comments

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How does a college professor obtain a $500,000 line of credit at Tiffany’s? Or a local sportscaster and her commercial fisherman husband afford a $1.7 million second home? It wouldn’t have happened without their political careers. [...]

Romney lite

May 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

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Five bucks to anyone who can find someone not named Pawlenty excited about the former Minnesota governor’s presidential bid. Question one: Why the hell does the United States have more than 170 military bases? “I’m not one [...]

Leave behind some crappy jewelry

May 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

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Rapturewear.com & Spirit and Truth Christian Jewelry Designs welcomes you to tour our lines of over 500 items. Find your favorite item and start personalizing your piece! Select your favorite Bible verse from our menu of over 200 choices… [...]

The Palin propaganda project

May 24, 2011 // 1 Comment

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A “two-hour-long, sweeping epic,” commissioned by Sarah “Half-term” Palin, is set to premiere in June. In Iowa.  The film project tells us two things we already knew, or should have: 1.) Palin has a monstrous ego and 2.) [...]

Iran has a culture minister?

May 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

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When he’s not keeping silent on his regime’s jailing of artists who support the country’s reform movement, Iran’s deputy culture minister Javad Shamaqdari is defending directors who claim sympathy to Adolf Hitler. Director [...]

What about the ATL?

May 24, 2011 // 1 Comment

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Adverstising Age, in a story about Buffalo’s new slogan, compiled a list of the worst of municipal sloganeering and didn’t include Atlanta. What, “Every Day is an Opening Day” not crappy enough for ya? Or “City Lights, [...]
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