Obama Administration Announces Massive Piracy Crackdown
Obama Administration Announces Massive Piracy Crackdown
Despite the reports of the government accountability office, the White House is insisting that piracy will doom the world economy. The White House is asking to make it a crime to code software if that software is used for illegal purposes. They also want to charge people who they think might be about to infringe with a civil offense (for example if you searched "torrent daft punk"). picked by 2manyusernames 1 month ago
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 The Runaway General
The Runaway General
"Stanley McChrystal, Obama's top commander in Afghanistan, has seized control of the war by never taking his eye off the real enemy: the wimps in the White House."

The above article in the current issue of Rolling Stone magazine could cost the General his job. Should rhetoric like this trump his (or anyone's) ability to lead? picked by cb__ 1 month ago
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 Iran hangs Jundallah chief
Iran hangs Jundallah chief
Leader of the Jundallah insurgent group, Abdulmalik Rigi was hanged Sunday after months of interrogation and trial, the official IRNA news agency reported. picked by thejehosephat 2 months ago
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 Australian Women Will Get  Abortions Just To Get A Vacation
Australian Women Will Get Abortions Just To Get A Vacation
Australian senator and general idiot, Steve Fielding claimed that Australia's maternity leave program could be misused by women who would get pregnant than have an abortion just to earn the paid maternity leave. picked by 2manyusernames 2 months ago
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 Immigrant Arrested After Wife Writes Obama
Immigrant Arrested After Wife Writes Obama
Caroline Jamieson wrote to President Obama for help with her husband's immigration issues. A citizen of Cameroon, Hervé Fonkou Takoulo has an outstanding deportation order, but no criminal record, and she wanted help to keep him in the country. Six months later, immigration agents showed up at their door, arrested Takoulo and sent him to New Jersey to await deportation. Immigration officials picked by suebe 2 months ago
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 Econ 101 and Party Affiliation
Econ 101 and Party Affiliation
Who is better informed about the economic policy choices facing the country—liberals, conservatives or libertarians? picked by cb__ 2 months ago
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 Harvard Student Won't Face Deportation
Harvard Student Won't Face Deportation
Eric Balderas was detained last week and faced possible deportation back to Mexico. The honors student was brought to the US illegally when he was four-years-old. picked by suebe 2 months ago
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 Revisiting the 14th Amendment
Revisiting the 14th Amendment
Do you agree with it or should the US grant citizenship only if at least one parent can prove legal residency?

Partisanship-free comments only please and thank you. picked by cb__ 2 months ago
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 Prop 8 Trial Ends With a Bang
Prop 8 Trial Ends With a Bang
A six-month trial on whether to overturn a California ban on gay marriage ended dramatically on Wednesday when a lawyer defending the prohibition said he did not need evidence to prove the purpose of marriage. picked by elsuper 2 months ago
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 Pot luck in New Jersey
Pot luck in New Jersey
On 1 July, New Jersey is slated to become the 14th state in America to legalise medical marijuana, after five years of lobbying by pro-pot activists. But unlike in more liberal states such as California, New Jersey is enacting the toughest pro-pot law ever. picked by Bornbad 2 months ago
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 Lesbian filmmaker investigates what the Bible really says about being gay
Lesbian filmmaker investigates what the Bible really says about being gay
"...After learning that the seven Bible verses used to condemn homosexuality have been grossly misinterpreted and/or taken out of context, I thought it was important to expose that information in an entertaining way..." picked by thejehosephat 2 months ago
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 1965 FBI memo says mafia rumored to want to use Sinatra to set up Kennedys in sex scandal
1965 FBI memo says mafia rumored to want to use Sinatra to set up Kennedys in sex scandal
An informant told the FBI in 1965 that it was rumored, though never substantiated, that mafia bosses hoped to use associates of entertainer Frank Sinatra to ensnare brothers Robert and Edward M. Kennedy in compromising positions with women in retaliation for a crackdown on organized crime. picked by Bornbad 2 months ago
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 North Korea Violates International Law, Again...
North Korea Violates International Law, Again...
by broadcasting pirate version of World Cup.

This is the last straw! picked by elsuper 2 months ago
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 "This Guy, Who is He? Where'd He Come From?"
"This Guy, Who is He? Where'd He Come From?"
An unemployed military veteran has stunned Democratic Pary bosses by winning the nomination to stand for South Carolina's senate seat – despite not even running a campaign. picked by cb__ 2 months ago
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 Obama under fire for backing deal to lift whaling ban
Obama under fire for backing deal to lift whaling ban
The 24-year international ban on the commercial slaughtering of whales has been a huge success. While Japan, Norway, and Iceland thumb their nose at the ban, their whaling activities is greatly diminished. Despite campaign promises to strengthen the ban, he is currently prepared to lift it. picked by 2manyusernames 2 months ago
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 Marijuana Delivery Services Evade Bans on Dispensaries, Spread Across California
Marijuana Delivery Services Evade Bans on Dispensaries, Spread Across California
A flourishing and unregulated industry of pot delivery services is circumventing bans on storefront dispensaries and bringing medical marijuana directly to people’s homes, offices and more unconventional locations across the state. picked by Bornbad 2 months ago
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June 8th, Anniversary Attack on the USS Liberty
On the afternoon of June 8, 1967, while in international waters off the Sinai Peninsula, Liberty was attacked and damaged by Israeli aircraft and gunboats; 34 crewmen were killed and 173 wounded. picked by blindworld 2 months ago
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 Why Did God Create Atheists?
Why Did God Create Atheists?
If God is real, and religious believers can perceive him... why is anyone an atheist?
*happy Sunday* picked by Bornbad 2 months ago
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 Autopsy shows Gaza activists were hit 30 times
Autopsy shows Gaza activists were hit 30 times
Nine Turkish activists killed in the Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship on monday were shot a total of 30 times. Five of those killed were shot either in the back of the head or in the back, the Guardian said, quoting Yalcin Buyuk, vice-chairman of the Turkish council of forensic medicine which carried out the autopsies on Friday. Meanwhile the White House called the Israeli blockade of Gaz... read full post picked by plurk 2 months ago
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 South Carolina State Senator calls gubernatorial candidate a "f****** raghead."
South Carolina State Senator calls gubernatorial candidate a "f****** raghead."
REPUBLICAN S.C. Sen. Jake Knotts called Lexington Rep. Nikki Haley, an Indian-American Republican woman running for governor, a “raghead” several times while explaining how he believed she was hiding her true religion from voters. picked by NoPantsMan 2 months ago
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 Is This Woman Too Hot To Be a Banker?
Is This Woman Too Hot To Be a Banker?
Debbie Lorenzana says she was fired from her job at Citibank because her bosses told her they couldn't concentrate on their work because her appearance was too distracting. picked by suebe 2 months ago
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 President Of Germany Resigns Unexpectedly
President Of Germany Resigns Unexpectedly
lolwut?! picked by suckersklub 2 months ago
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 Israeli military boards ship in Gaza flotilla
Israeli military boards ship in Gaza flotilla
Israeli soldiers boarded a Turkish boat carrying aid for the Palestinian territory of Gaza during a pre-dawn raid, the Free Gaza Movement said. picked by thejehosephat 2 months ago
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 Should the whole Supreme Court come from two schools?
Should the whole Supreme Court come from two schools?
The nomination of Elena Kagan to replace the retiring John Paul Stevens on the US Supreme Court means, if she is confirmed, all of the justices will have been at either Harvard or Yale law schools.

But why should two educational bodies provide all of the US's most senior judges? picked by bingo 2 months ago
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 Mothers of 3 American detainees arrive in Iran
Mothers of 3 American detainees arrive in Iran
The mothers of three Americans jailed in Iran since last July accused of spying arrived in Tehran on Wednesday, with the Iranian government saying it was allowing them to visit their children as a "humanitarian act". picked by blindworld 3 months ago
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