FDA pressured to combat rising 'food fraud'
FDA pressured to combat rising 'food fraud'
The expensive "sheep's milk" cheese in a Manhattan market was really made from cow's milk. And a jar of "Sturgeon caviar" was, in fact, Mississippi paddlefish. picked by Bornbad 4 months ago
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 Marijuana Legalization Officially Qualifies for California Ballot
Marijuana Legalization Officially Qualifies for California Ballot
Were not all just surfers and movie stars here in California. We take on the serious issues too. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 America, Here Are 10 Things You've Just Won With Health Care Reform
America, Here Are 10 Things You've Just Won With Health Care Reform
There's a lot more that happens down the road. But this is most of what you get now. No death panels included. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Tea Party Protesters Heckle Man With Parkinsons
Tea Party Protesters Heckle Man With Parkinsons
Teabaggers mock and scorn an apparent Parkinsen's victim telling him "he's in the wrong end of town to ask for handouts", calling him a communist and throwing money at him to "pay for his health care". picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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  Could parachute-wearing bears sniff out Osama bin Laden?
Could parachute-wearing bears sniff out Osama bin Laden?
That's one suggestion the Pentagon has received from someone who noted, quite correctly, that a bear's sense of smell is much more powerful than a bloodhound's.

*I thought I heard them all...till now* picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Waterboarding for dummies
Waterboarding for dummies
Recently released internal documents reveal the controversial "enhanced interrogation" practice was far more brutal on detainees than Cheney's description sounds, and was administered with meticulous cruelty. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Defectors Say Church of Scientology Hides Abuse
Defectors Say Church of Scientology Hides Abuse
Raised as Scientologists, Christie King Collbran and her husband, Chris, were recruited as teenagers to work for the elite corps of staff members who keep the Church of Scientology running, known as the Sea Organization, or Sea Org. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Rage on the Right:The Year in Hate and Extremism
Rage on the Right:The Year in Hate and Extremism
The radical right caught fire last year, as broad-based populist anger at political, demographic and economic changes in America ignited an explosion of new extremist groups and activism across the nation. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Creationists add global warming to their list of what-not-to-teach
Creationists add global warming to their list of what-not-to-teach
Critics of the teaching of evolution in the nation’s classrooms are gaining ground in some states by linking the issue to global warming, arguing that dissenting views on both scientific subjects should be taught in public schools. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Fed Up: The School Lunch Project
Fed Up: The School Lunch Project
Mrs. Q is an elementary school teacher who's eating school lunch just like the kids every day in 2010, and blogging it. picked by suckersklub 5 months ago
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 Right-wing Christian group advocates stoning Tillikum the Orca to death
Right-wing Christian group advocates stoning Tillikum the Orca to death
Praise be the lowered....

American Family Association: Stone To Death Killer Whale Who Killed Trainer picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Is federal government considering a new national monument on Cedar Mesa?
Is federal government considering a new national monument on Cedar Mesa?
A leaked memo from the U.S. Department of the Interior has raised the prospect that the Cedar Mesa area in San Juan County could be designated as a national monument.
Here we go again............. picked by mutil8or 5 months ago
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 Cities Shortening Yellow Traffic Lights for Deadly Profit
Cities Shortening Yellow Traffic Lights for Deadly Profit
Some cities have been shortening yellow lights to nab drivers with a ticket. But studies show that they're raking in the bucks at the expense of public safety. picked by Bornbad 6 months ago
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 Jesus was super-smart gay, says Elton John
Jesus was super-smart gay, says Elton John
Theologian of the week so far. picked by Bornbad 6 months ago
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 In Tiny Courts of N.Y., Abuses of Law and Power
In Tiny Courts of N.Y., Abuses of Law and Power
Nearly three-quarters of the judges are not lawyers, and many — truck drivers, sewer workers or laborers — have scant grasp of the most basic legal principles. Some never got through high school, and at least one went no further than grade school. picked by Bornbad 6 months ago
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 Backyard laying hen ordinance has some bawking
Backyard laying hen ordinance has some bawking
Berea, KY resident Katy Startsman wants to be more self-sufficient and raise a few chickens in her yard, and so do other residents. Some concerned nay-bors say they're predator bait, will lower property values, and don't belong in their little 'burg. I would egg Katy on. What say you? picked by meggysue 6 months ago
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 HOLLYWOOD Sign Saved
HOLLYWOOD Sign Saved
Cahuenga Peak, the backdrop to one of L.A.'s most famous postcard views, and home to the iconic HOLLYWOOD sign has been saved from developers. picked by suebe 6 months ago
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 Colin Powell now says gays should be able to serve openly in military
Colin Powell now says gays should be able to serve openly in military
Colin Powell who was one of the forces behind the "don't ask don't tell" policy due his feelings that gays should not serve openly in the military has changed his opinion due mainly to changed social acceptance and is calling for the DADT policy to be repealed and to allow gays to serve their country. picked by 2manyusernames 6 months ago
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 Censure for Judge Who Ordered Attorney Be Paid In Gift Cards, Like Class Members
Censure for Judge Who Ordered Attorney Be Paid In Gift Cards, Like Class Members
Last year, Los Angeles County Judge Brett Klein was presented with a proposed class-action settlement in which the plaintiffs' attorney would get $125,000, but class members would get only a $10 gift card, usable only at the store that allegedly violated the law in the first place. picked by Bornbad 6 months ago
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 US grant political asylum to German homeschoolers
US grant political asylum to German homeschoolers
It's disturbing to learn that we, too, breed religious nuts; and exhilarating to see who'll welcome them with arms wide open. picked by suckersklub 6 months ago
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 Scientologists 'healing' Haiti quake victims with 'magic touch'
Scientologists 'healing' Haiti quake victims with 'magic touch'
Volunteer ministers representing Scientology are on the ground in Haiti, spreading the gospel according to L. Ron Hubbard, and using their unique training to heal wounded Haitians through a curious Scientology massage called an "assist". picked by Bornbad 6 months ago
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 Larry Anderson, star of Scientology's 'Orientation' film, wants his money back
Larry Anderson, star of Scientology's 'Orientation' film, wants his money back
"If you leave this room after seeing this film and walk out and never mention Scientology again, you are perfectly free to do so. It would be stupid. But you can do it. You can also dive off a bridge or blow your brains out. That is your choice." picked by Bornbad 6 months ago
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 Federal Bailout Investigator Building a Case for Trial
Federal Bailout Investigator Building a Case for Trial
He survived an attack on his life in Bogota while investigating drug lords, now he is facing his biggest enemy - Wall Street Bankers. Mr. Barofsky is the only investigator backed by federal agents who carry guns and badges and, if necessary, can break the locks off file cabinets. picked by equinox 6 months ago
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 Obama's No Radical
Obama's No Radical
The Trouble With Barack: Obama is accused of being too radical, but he's been governing from the middle for a year. So why all the anger? Because he's leading with his head, not his heart. picked by sidran32 6 months ago
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 70-year gag on Kelly death evidence
70-year gag on Kelly death evidence
Evidence relating to the death of Government weapons inspector David Kelly is to be kept secret for 70 years picked by Bornbad 7 months ago
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