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Do You Need to Know These Five Things?

“Five Things You Need to Know,” reads the headline from this morning’s USA Today newspaper.  What are those five things? 1.  Waco police are investigating an incident in which rival biker gangs shot at each other. 2.  The American Council of Sports Medicine has released its

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Links Against SUVs

unnecessarily large, carrying extra weight, burning extra gasoline, and creating extra pollution when smaller, more efficient vehicles would do the job just as well.

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A Cup In A Bag

Intercontinental hotels and Courtesy Products seem trapped in a system where profit is squeezed out of every smallest corner of operations. That may seem like smart business, but to see these cheap and cheapening practices makes me feel trapped by association.

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Newt Gingrich for President of the Moon

Newt Gingrich wants to be President so that he can build home for himself on the Moon? Fine. Let’s give it to him. Only, let’s not make him President of the United States of America. Let’s make Newt Gingrich President of the Moon, and then have the Russians ship him off on a Soyuz rocket to serve out his term there, in a capsule on the side of the crater, the ruler of all he can see.

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Disney World Made Easy and Really Easy

Budget Travel’s version of Disney World Made Easy: to avoid gigantic parking fees, park outside an overflow lot on the far end of the resort, walk ten minutes, then take a shuttle bus with a transfer to another shuttle bus to arrive at a different

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Senate Passes Military Spending Bill Packed With Waste

President Obama started the process out with a military budget that was larger than anything George W. Bush had ever crafted, and the Democratic majority in Congress joined the Republicans, rolling around in a corrupt pile of money from military contractors like pigs in the mud.

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