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Sarah Palin Explains Herself

Sarah Palin is explaining herself on Facebook. The Associated Press writes, “Palin’s spokeswoman, Meghan Stapleton, confirmed Palin wrote the entry.” Such disclosure is unnecessary; no ghostwriting consultant could have manufactured the glittering rhinestones that stud her essay: On this Independence Day, I am so very

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Exxon Valdez Spill 20th Anniversary This Year

13 percent of the spilled oil went down to the sea floor – that’s something like 1,430,000 gallons. 220,000 gallons of the oil went onto the beaches, and according to NOAA, a great deal of that oil is still there, leaching out into the waters of Prince William Sound to this day.

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While You're Freezing, Know the Ice Has Been Melting

Think a week’s worth of seasonal cold might undo all that pesky global warming mess? Put that wishful thinking away in the desk drawer and attend to findings from two NASA scientists. They report that more than 2 trillion tons of land-based ice in Greenland,

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2008 Secessionist Fantasy

With the new red nations of Chesapeake and Mackinac, a shared waterway is what defines the small national identity. The blue nation of Montana is landlocked, but it has a border with Canada.

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Sarah Palin Gets It Right with her Old Boys Line

“Whatever the good ol’ boys are running these days, I know it’s not the state of Alaska!” — Sarah Palin, October 29, 2008 Sarah Palin has that right. She’s not an old boy. She’s got girl parts. As for the corruption part? Well, she’s got

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Drill Baby Drill for Japan?

Sarah Palin’s plan to American energy overseas during an energy crisis is reminiscent of the the shipments of food from Irish farms over to England during the Potato Famine.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?