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Third Party Debates and UFAA Offer a Road Map for Political Success
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Obama Went To Jakarta
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Liberal 'Think Progress' Peddles Romney Ship Building Conspiracy Theory
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Boeing Successfully Tests Microwave Missile That Takes Out Electronic Targets
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Weekly Find: Pop Chips!
Weekly Find: Pop Chips!I am sure some of you may have already heard of PopChips! I discovered them a couple of months ago, but then had trouble finding them in any local stores. Now I have found that they are sold in Whole Foods and most health food stores, I am sure they will hit a wider market soon! There are several flavors, but the one I recommend is the Salt and Pepper. They are extremely sat
 

 
 
 

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New World Next Week – 2012/10/26
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Your sick of talking about drones, so let's talk about feminism post
by liberal japonicus Sapient's guest post still seems to be giving off heat, but as that slowly dies down, we need something else, I suppose. So below the fold (cause there's a video down there too), some things to keep the home fires burning. The feminism point was prompted by this New Yorker piece Yael Kohen’s “We Killed: The Rise of Women in American Comedy,” out today, is an oral hi

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Turkey: Jailing is the Agenda to silence critical Journalists
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The Chicago Plan Evaluated
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The Kurds and the PKK in Ashrafiye, Aleppo
Aron Lund from Sweden writes: (See his excellent Syrian Jihadism) Dear Joshua, I saw your latest post on Aleppo. Big things going on, but the situation in Kurdish Ashrafiye may have been misreported. The PYD/PKK is insistent that it remains in control of Ashrafiye, with no FSA or government presence at all. They blame the regime for indiscriminate artillery fire on the area which killed 15 people,

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Astronomy is moving at a clip that sees more data accumulated than can possibly be examined at the time they’re collected. We’re creating vast storehouses of information that can be approached from various angles of study. Now ponder how we might use these data for purposes beyond what they were collected for. In a new paper submitted to the Astronomical Journal, Ermanno Borra (Université Laval, Q

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Wholesale Murder of Africans
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Richard Mourdock’s View On Rape Is The Same As Paul Ryan’s View On Rape–Romney/Ryan Would Redefine Rape
(Blogger’s Note 10/26/12–This is a post I ran on the blog last month. It seems appropriate  to run this post again given the comments of Republican Indiana U.S. Senate nominee Richard Mourdock. Mr. Mourdock said that pregnancy that results from rape are “something God intended.”  Mr. Mourdock is one of a number of Republican candidates across the nation in 2012 who oppose abortion even in cases o
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