Archive for August 5th, 2011

The Onion reports on a new plan to stabilize Social Security

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The Onion reports on a new plan to stabilize Social Security

What’s a quick way to stabilize social security? The Onion reports:


Social Security Reform Bill Encourages Americans To Live Faster, Die Younger

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For the next cocktail party you attend

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For the next cocktail party you attend

There’s a Wikipedia article on words without vowels and words without vowel sounds.

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How do the police occupy most of their time?

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How do the police occupy most of their time?

NORML asks where your police officers are, and the answer is revealing:

A local St. Louis judge recently told one of my co-workers that prosecutors are finding it almost impossible to convict someone for mere possession of marijuana.   The people are apparently speaking, in the form of jury nullification.   Perhaps they too think that their limited numbers of police officers should be focusing on violent crimes and other serious crimes such as burglary.

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For one Republican, reason prevails.

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For one Republican, reason prevails.

I’m sorry to say that this reasonable approach to Muslims shown by Jersey Governor Chris Christie (i.e., the lack of bigotry) is all too rare among Republicans. Lawrence O’Donnell reports:

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Christie’s words shouldn’t be inspirational, but they are in this climate of Republican bigotry.

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