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Movement To Lower Drinking Age

Saying that the current drinking age of 21 encourages binge drinking by underage students, a coalition of over 100 college presidents is calling for a lowering of the drinking age back to 18. College presidents from more than 100 schools across the country are calling on lawmakers to do something about binge drinking: Consider lowering the drinking age from 21 …

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Obama Veep Announcement Imminent

Barack Obama is set to announce his running mate, the word may come by tomorrow morning. Senator Barack Obama has all but settled on his choice for a running mate and set an elaborate rollout plan for his decision, beginning with an early morning alert to supporters, perhaps as soon as Wednesday morning, aides said. Mr. Obama’s deliberations remain remarkably …

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Inevitable

I had the original Mark Spitz poster on the back of my bedroom door until I was about 15 years old, but I think it was 1975 when Spitz came down and Rosanne Rosannadanna went up. Then she was replaced by Darth Vader in ’77.

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CA Supes: Docs Must Treat Gays

In a unanimous ruling, the California Supreme Court has ruled that doctors cannot withhold care from gay people because they are personally opposed to homosexuality. Justice Joyce Kennard wrote that two Christian fertility doctors who refused to artificially inseminate a lesbian have neither a free speech right nor a religious exemption from the state’s law, which “imposes on business establishments …

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Knights Of Columbus Give $1M To Prop 8

The Knights of Columbus, the world’s largest Catholic fraternal service organization, has donated $1M to Protect Marriage, the group behind California’s ballot amendment to overturn gay marriage. Here is a message from Geoff Kors of Equality California: We learned today that the right-wing groups behind Proposition 8 received a $1 million contribution from the Knights of Columbus. The Catholic fraternal …

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Morning View – Colonnade Row

Colonnade Row was built on Lafayette Street just south of Astor Place in the 1830’s. Four of the original nine Greek Revival townhouses remain on the land originally owned by John Jacob Astor, who lived in one of the houses for a time, as did Washington Irving, President John Tyler, and Cornelius Vanderbilt. The houses fell into disrepair in the …

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Catholic League: Ban Towleroad From DNC

The Catholic League wants Andy Towle to be stricken from the list of credentialed bloggers attending the Democratic convention. “Towleroad describes itself as ‘A Site with Homosexual Tendencies.’ Accordingly, it shows men in jock straps and underwear. It also has a post on Pope Benedict XVI that takes him to task for wearing a cape with ermine. Some of those …

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Scroll On Playa

Available on eBay: Bling-Blaow! This White LED Dog Tag is like having a piece of the future on your neck. Be one of the first people to floss this new Led Dog Tag. You can put up to 256 characters on it. Wanna make a statement? WELL BRING IT ON! Write whatever you want and let it scroll across the …

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Hillary’s New Face

Gossipers at the Daily News have leaked word of Hillary’s recent visit to a Manhattan plastic surgeon to have dermafillers injected into her face. Has Hillary Clinton added volume and smoothness to her skin? A source tells us Clinton visited a New York plastic surgeon early this month and received injections of a “dermafiller” in her face. The senator had …

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