Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sarah? She’s running, and she’s going to WIN!

There’s a joke that’s been around for ages about a political candidate the media hates.  It has a lot of variations, but the punchline is usually the same.  In this case, it would go something like, if Sarah were to … Continue reading

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Peter Fonda calls Obama ‘traitor’ at Cannes — Maybe the world IS ending…

Peter Fonda calls Obama ‘traitor’ at Cannes AFP/File – US actor Peter Fonda (R) poses on the red carpet at the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 17. Fonda launched … – Wed May 18, 11:45 am ET CANNES, France (AFP) – Peter Fonda launched a four-letter attack … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy Recruits Gamers to Help in Piracy Strategy

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Published: 18 May 2011,  07:15 WASHINGTON- The U.S. Navy is turning to the wisdom of the crowd to forge military strategy, inviting the public to join an online game in which Somali pirates have hijacked commercial ships. The … Continue reading

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Muslims file suit over antiterror investigation (Japan)

The Yomiuri Shimbun A group of 14 Muslims has filed suit against the central and Tokyo metropolitan governments, demanding 154 million yen in compensation for violations of privacy and religious freedom after police antiterrorism documents containing their personal information were … Continue reading

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OK Gentlemen! Here’s your chance!!!

Japan: Great disaster prompts more women to seek marriage(needs a sturdy hubby Asahi Shimbun  | 05/15/11 | Chikako Numata and Misako Yamauchi.   Great East Japan Earthquake prompts more women to seek marriage A growing number of (Japanese) singles, particularly women in … Continue reading

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The journey of a thousand miles, etc…

Chinese Carrier Lacks Fighters By David Axe May 5, 2011 As noted by Douglas Paal here over the weekend, in recent weeks, the Chinese navy has taken big steps toward deploying its first aircraft carrier, underscoring the nation’s rapid ascent as a world power. … Continue reading

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Want to cut your own throat? – Support Unions

In the News Columns section of the Chicago Tribune, Steve Chapman takes on the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) over last month’s heavy-handed attempt to force Boeing to open a … Continue reading

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