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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 How Much Would You Pay?
How Much Would You Pay?
You want your picture taken with the two most recognizable female conservatives in the US? Now you can...for a small donation. picked by icepigs 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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 Space law course to tackle final frontier
Space law course to tackle final frontier
Would-be lawyers at a British university are taking a lesson from the Starship Enterprise and boldly going into the potential legal conundra of outer space. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Study finds 55 percent of newspaper stories are placed
Study finds 55 percent of newspaper stories are placed
Over half your (Australian) news is spin. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Social Security to start cashing Uncle Sam's IOUs and so it begins.
Social Security to start cashing Uncle Sam's IOUs and so it begins.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The retirement nest egg of an entire generation is stashed away in this small town along the Ohio River: $2.5 trillion in IOUs from the federal government, payable to the Social Security Administration. picked by alpha2kilo 5 months ago
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 Man finds Jesus in burnt pan
Man finds Jesus in burnt pan
Toby Elles, 22, of Salford, England, said he was making a bedtime snack after having some beers with housemates and fell asleep on the couch while waiting for his bacon to cook, the Daily Mail reported Thursday."When I woke up about an hour later the room was full of smoke," he said. "Luckily we have an electric hob so I just turned off the heat, but then I lifted up the bacon and ... read full post picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 Beyond torture: the future of interrogation
Beyond torture: the future of interrogation
In the past, the US military used a set of 19 approved interrogation methods laid down in the Army Field Manual 2-22.3, which explicitly prohibits threats or coercion. Following the attacks on New York and Washington on 11 September 2001, the George W. Bush administration decided that this should change. 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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 Vatican hit by gay sex scandal...again
Vatican hit by gay sex scandal...again
The Vatican was today rocked by a sex scandal reaching into Pope Benedict's household after a chorister was sacked for allegedly procuring male prostitutes for a papal gentleman-in-waiting. picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 The White House Mystery Drug
The White House Mystery Drug
Obama's newly released medical report reveals he's taking a prescription medication for jet lag. Barbara Kantrowitz on the guessing game over Obama’s magic pill. 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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 Controversial bill targeting pit bulls, other ‘dangerous’ dogs advances in Florida Senate
Controversial bill targeting pit bulls, other ‘dangerous’ dogs advances in Florida Senate
TALLAHASSEE - Legislators found a sure way to rile up a crowd Thursday: go after pit bulls.

The Florida Senate is advancing a controversial bill that could lead to tougher municipal laws on owners of pit bulls and other "dangerous" breeds, an idea that has prompted outraged dog lovers to e-mail and call their lawmakers in droves. picked by alpha2kilo 5 months ago
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 Obama 9th Circuit Nominee: Constitution Must Adapt to Changes in the World
Obama 9th Circuit Nominee: Constitution Must Adapt to Changes in the World
Even his critics describe him as "brilliant," but newly-nominated law professor Goodwin Liu will not have an easy time getting to the 9th Circuit bench. picked by alpha2kilo 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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 Top court considers reach of gun rights
Top court considers reach of gun rights
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared likely to extend the federal right to own guns to state and local governments, but some justices said firearms still could face regulations and restrictions. picked by alpha2kilo 5 months ago
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 Audit the Fed Amendment Passes 43-26!
Audit the Fed Amendment Passes 43-26!
"The amendment calls for a comprehensive audit of the Federal Reserve..."

I like this. Let us hope there is more of this kind of stuff in the future. picked by 600ccdevil 5 months ago
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 D.C. Couple Gets Surprise Marijuana Delivery From Fed Ex
D.C. Couple Gets Surprise Marijuana Delivery From Fed Ex
A Capitol Hill couple got more than they bargained for after what they thought was a routine Fed Ex delivery. The box they received contained $120,000 worth of pot, MyFoxDC.com reported. picked by alpha2kilo 5 months ago
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 Calif. Lawmakers: Cut The Foul Language, Please
Calif. Lawmakers: Cut The Foul Language, Please
No Profanity Week Would Occur Annually During March.


*BECAUSE CALIFORNIA HAS SOLVED ALL OF ITS OTHER PROBLEMS* picked by Bornbad 5 months ago
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 United Nations didn't name soccer tournament after Terrorist
United Nations didn't name soccer tournament after Terrorist
All of the stories reporting that the UN named a soccer tournament in honour of Palestinian terrorist Abu Jihad turn out to be untrue. picked by dillon123 5 months ago
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