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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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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060814/en_nm/life_poll_dc_3 Three quarters of Americans can correctly identify two of Show White’s seven dwarfs while only a quarter can name two Supreme Court Justices, according to a poll on pop culture released on Monday. When I start up my own country, I’m going to make a trivia quiz part of the immigration requirement. The easiest […]

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Polly Toynbee: The chasm between us | Politics | The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/Columnists/Column/0,5673,1566036,00.html From the page: So to talk of “average” incomes or GDP per capita in the US is meaningless: there is no “average”, only first world and third world, with virtually no mobility between the two. International figures should no longer be given in such crude statistics. Who has what defines a nation, not how […]

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Things That Are Not In the U.S. Constitution – The U.S. Constitution Online – USConstitution.net

http://www.usconstitution.net/constnot.html Putting errant document-quoters in their place.

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