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Breaking News: Now Norquist is pushing to cut, not just not to raise, taxes
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-03-25 07:12:36 -0700 | political-news

If you give a mouse a cookie ... It's an old expression about never being satisfied and always wanting more, and it's pretty apparent Grover Norquist and his minions aren't going to be satisfied until rich people pay no taxes...
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Breaking News: Oil tanker derails and explodes in Virginia
Posted by: StephenPope

Lynchburg :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-05-03 00:23:33 -0700 | technology-news

A train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in Lynchburg, Va., Wednesday, spilling oil into the James River and forcing the evacuation of several hundred nearby residents. CSX reported the tanker along with 15 cars derailed at 2:30...
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Breaking News: Poll: Republicans face backlash in 2014 if they allow unemployment benefits to expire

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-27 14:36:11 -0800 | political-news

A poll released Monday by Public Policy Polling shows that an overwhelming majority of voters oppose ending benefits for the long-term unemployed and that House Republicans face the risk of significant voter backlash in 2014 if they allow the benefits...
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Breaking News: Rick Perry excuses Ted Nugent calling Obama 'subhuman mongrel' and 'chimpanzee'
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Austin :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-03-04 17:20:21 -0800 | political-news

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has tried to excuse Ted Nugent's description of President Barack Obama as a "subhuman mongrel" and a "chimpanzee." In a Jan. 17 interview with (see video), Nugent said: I have obviously failed to galvanize...
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Breaking News:  Does Rand Paul's CPAC straw poll win show future of Republican Party is libertarian?
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-11 18:56:29 -0700 | political-news

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) easily won the presidential straw poll at the three-day 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference Saturday among 25 potential GOP presidential candidates. Analysts do not consider the straw poll, which comes less than two years before the...
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Breaking News: Can we comment on the news without using pop culture?
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-03-31 13:59:06 -0700 | entertainment-news

Have we become so overwhelmingly stupid in the second decade of the 21st century that everything had to be explained to us by using popular culture? More's the pity. When I looked at the front page of The Huffington Post...
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Breaking News: What might have been: If Eisenhower had failed at D-Day
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-06-09 02:26:47 -0700 | disasters-news

Author’s note: The following is an imaginary account of how history might have unfolded if the D-Day invasion had failed. I don’t fancy myself a military expert or an expert historian, but I have an avid interest in history in...
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Breaking News: Sarah Palin taunts critics for mocking her Ukraine invasion prediction in 2008
Posted by: Nina Rai

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-06-17 08:00:46 -0700 | political-news

Sarah Palin is not as loony as some folks seem to think. Nearly six years ago she had uncannily forecasted the impending invasion of Ukraine by Putin. No wonder today she is gloating over her accuracy and taunting her detractors...
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Breaking News: Kim Fields gives birth to second son
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-14 12:42:42 -0800 | entertainment-news

Kim Fields, 44, best known for her role as Tootie Ramsey on the NBC sitcom, "The Facts of Life," gave birth to her second son Tuesday. Fields also has a 6-year-old son, Sebastian, with husband, Broadway actor Christopher Morgan, 37,...
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Breaking News: How GMO-free Cheerios are nothing but a brilliant marketing scheme
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | updated 2014-01-08 19:17:19 -0800 | business-news

I work in the advertising business so I can appreciate a good marketing scam when I see one. That's why I'm really tipping my hat to General Mills, the makers of Cheerios, Wheaties and more than a dozen other popular...
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Breaking News: NFL is America's best example of socialism
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-05-09 11:24:08 -0700 | sports-news

Let's talk about socialism. Good old all-American socialism that nearly everybody loves. Also known as the National Football League. To find a socialist venture more successful than the NFL, you'd have to go to Scandinavia. The NFL is a perfect...
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Breaking News: CBO: ACA will reduce number of full-time workers by more than 2 million

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-07 15:55:51 -0800 | political-news

President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA) will reduce participation of Americans in the work force by the equivalent of over 2 million full-time positions by 2017, according to a new analysis released Tuesday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office...
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Breaking News: The real reason Beyoncé went to Walmart and bought everyone gifts
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Tewksbury :: MA :: USA | updated 2014-02-03 03:09:09 -0800 | business-news

Pop superstar Beyoncé has a net worth of $300 million and a husband with a line of clothing at Barney's high-end department stores. She does not need to shop at Walmart, where boxes of mac & cheese cost forty cents...
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Breaking News: Could Piers' exit open the door for Larry to return?
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-02-28 14:09:12 -0800 | entertainment-news

I never saw Piers Morgan's show on CNN. I was aware that he had replaced Larry King a few years back, but I never watched Larry's show either. I didn't need to see his replacement. You see, I think it's...
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Breaking News: Hoffman's tragic end deserves sympathy, not schadenfreude
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-02-05 15:35:00 -0800 | disasters-news

I don't remember the first time I saw Philip Seymour Hoffman in a movie. It may have been "Leap of Faith," the Steve Martin movie about an evangelist, in 1992. Maybe it was "Scent of a Woman," Al Pacino's award-winning...
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