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Obama, a stickler for pronunciation – Yahoo! News

http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20090703/pl_politico/24466 An article about Obama’s predilection for correct pronunciation of foreign names: From the page: “He rolled his r’s in Puerto Rico when discussing Sonia Sotomayor’s background during her nomination announcement. He even started out pronouncing Sotomayor’s name in Spanish (So-toe-my-YOR), but he’d lapsed into the English pronunciation (So-toe-my-yer) by the time he handed the […]

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NY Times Advertisement

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/23/us/politics/23GITMOCND.html?_r=1&hp One more photo (indulge me; it’s been a long 8 years) of the new administration. This one is a real-life version of the Presidential cartoon showing 43 white Presidents lined up with Obama in colour at the end. To steal two ideas from the campaign, I HOPE one CHANGE that will emerge from this […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081112/ap_on_he_me/eu_med_aids_treatment;_ylt=Au.mbORwB6VHTXZT4Q8M_bFh24cA Some encouraging (though faintly so) news from Berlin, about bone marrow transplants apparently curing AIDS. The ever-necessary grains of salt? The procedure is fatal to up to 30% of the patients, and there’s no guarantee that the “wily” AIDS virus isn’t just lying in wait in a mutated form. But still, any progress in […]

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I Didnt Vote For Obama Today | eastside93s Blog

http://www.talkingpointsmemo.com/talk/blogs/eastside93/2008/11/i-didnt-vote-for-obama-today.php I’ve made no secret of which candidate gets my (unballoted) support, but damn if this article doesn’t sum up the gravitas of the whole Obama run. I’d love for him to win tonight, and I’d doubly love for him to live up to our expectations.

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Love Songs – Movie Trailers – iTunes

http://www.apple.com/trailers/independent/lovesongs/ Officially the film I most want to see this year. A French musical, with all the weirdness and innovation that implies. That the lead male’s singing voice sounds exactly like Serge Gainsbourg is just icing on the very strange cake.

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