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Palins Reasons for Stepping Down | 44 | washingtonpost.com

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/44/2009/07/03/palins_remarks_in_stepping_dow.html?wprss=44 Sarah Palin’s remarks from today’s announcements, as taken from her website. I’m surprised someone had the forethought to remove the 😉 and LOLs, though the remaining text does give the impression it was written by one of her pre-teen daughters. In the words of General MacArthur said, “We are not retreating. We are advancing […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090703/ap_on_re_us/us_palin_resigning_25 Sarah Palin “resigns” (like she won’t come back in an even more annoying venue – talk show, anyone?), citing one of the least coherent political arguments ever: She said she had decided against running for re-election as Alaska’s governor, and believed it was best to leave office even though she had two years left […]

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Brain natriuretic peptide – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brain_natriuretic_peptide BNP, “a marker of cardiac insufficiency”. Doesn’t refer to the political party, but definitely refers to its supporters.

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LOL Putin [PIC]

http://buzzfeed.com/scott/lol-putin Rrrick made me put the LOL in LOLPutin, complete with loudness caps.

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Campbell wins 3rd straight term in B.C.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/bcvotes2009/story/2009/05/12/bc-election-results-main-story.html I know very little about Gordon Campbell outside of his DUI from a few years ago (and, really, that’s about all I needed to know), but it seems I was also ignorant of the total collapse of BC’s political right wing. It makes sense, in such a socially progressive province, but I’m surprised – […]

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People Week in Review: Clooney changes mind, will go ln “ER” – ContraCostaTimes.com

http://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_11548403?source=rss Sarah Palin’s apparently itching to pen a memoir, for the right price. Reports said last week the Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate wants an $11 million book deal, and she’s hired Washington, D.C., power attorney Robert Barnett to look for one. So far, reports say, no publishing house has expressed interest. Perhaps […]

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http://www.alanataylor.com/2008/11/designersforobamaorg-fantastic.html A timely Stumble; I was just the other day thinking about what a fabulous logo Obama had for his campaign. You get so used to seeing these things sometimes it’s hard to evaluate them from a graphical point of view. One more month until the new dawn. My fingers are crossed.

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http://www.cbc.ca/gfx/images/news/topstories/2008/12/08/tp-dion-cp-5947755.jpg Why do all the pictures of St

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http://news.sympatico.msn.ctv.ca/abc/home/contentposting.aspx?isfa=1&feedname=CTV-TOPSTORIES_V3&showbyline=True&date=true&newsitemid=CTVNews%2f20081130%2fconservative_budget_081201 One of the least inspiring Canadian electoral campaigns in history is garnering some surprisingly interesting political fallouts; Only eight weeks have passed since the election of a minority government, and we may see that government toppled by the formation of a coalition, headed by the party leader who was the only one decisively trounced […]

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Rolling Stone | Political News, Matt Taibbi, Politics, Issues and More

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/story/23318320/mad_dog_palin/print Forgive me one last, late election-era article. I like to remember Sarah Palin’s candidacy in the same way that I remember the Hypercolor tshirts, sideways ponytails and multiple-Swatches of an earlier posting: As a bullet-dodged, “what were they thinking?” kind of nostalgia. The great insight of the Palin VP choice is that huge chunks […]

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