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McCain’s Ten Mansions

From The Real John McCain: John McCain is soaring to new heights of hypocrisy on his wife’s personal jet. He flies around the country bent on duping the public into believing he’s “one of them,” a regular guy who can empathize with Americans facing an overwhelming economic crush. What’s more, he disparages those who oppose his ridiculous policy proposals as …

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The Most Trusted Man In America

The New York Times asks whether Jon Stewart is “the most trusted man in America” in a lengthy piece detailing the behind-the-scenes workings of The Daily Show. For all its eviscerations of the administration, “The Daily Show” is animated not by partisanship but by a deep mistrust of all ideology. A sane voice in a noisy red-blue echo chamber, Mr. …

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Ingredients Costs Bankrupting Eateries

Mrs. Field’s has filed for bankruptcy because the cost of flour and milk has gotten too high. The company’s 500 cookie stores and hundreds of TCBY Yogurt franchises will continue to operate while a plan is developed to pay creditors. Many other restaurant groups are struggling, you may recall that casual dining chains Bennigan’s and Steak & Ale abruptly closed …

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Daily Grumble

As much as I admire the Olympic accomplishments of Michael Phelps, I can’t help but wonder about his being proclaimed the greatest Olympian of all time just because of his medal count. Others are going even farther and calling him the greatest athlete of all time. By what measure? Phelps spent a total of, what, ten minutes in the pool? …

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Kate Perry Denounced By Her Parents

Pop starlet Kate Perry’s parents are denouncing her success with I Kissed A Girl, saying she has “been led astray by Hollywood.” Mrs Hudson said: ‘We hate it. It promotes homosexuality, which the Bible clearly states is a sin, and it is shameful and disgusting. When it comes on I bow my head and pray. She is our daughter and …

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McCain To Return Manhunt Money

This weekend the Boston Herald reported that John McCain’s campaign will return Manhunt cofounder Jonathan Crutchley’s $2300 donation. McCain’s camp seemed just as eager to distance themselves from the brief alliance. McCain spokesman Jeff Grappone didn’t return multiple phone calls on the subject, and Crutchley has apparently been informed that his $2,300 will be returned. “He said, ‘If John is …

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Britain Wants Gay Spies

Britain’s MI-5 spy agency is looking for gay men to work as spies. The British intelligence service MI5 is pushing to recruit more LGBT people to the organisation. MI5 is being advised by Stonewall, the UK’s leading gay equality organisation, on how to attract a more diverse range of applicants. The intelligence service also wishes to encourage spies to be …

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Over Hill And Highway The Banana Buggies Go, Comin’ On The Bring You….

…the Banana Splits Show. Hanna-Barbera’s 1960s phenom is returning in a multiplatform effort starting Sept. 2, with shorts and musicvideos airing on Cartoon Network and its website. Future efforts will include DVD and audio CD releases, as well as live performances. Turner Animation’s Stu Snyder noted that the Splits have “been entertaining kids for years,” but the return of the …

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Pakistan President Musharraf Resigns

Big news out of Pakistan: Under pressure over impending impeachment charges, President Pervez Musharraf announced he would resign Monday, ending nearly nine years as one of the United States’ most important allies in the campaign against terrorism. Speaking on television from his presidential office here at 1 p.m., Mr. Musharraf, dressed in a gray suit and tie, said that after …

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DPV Positive

According to a priest in the Westminster Catholic diocese in the UK, one of the causes for homosexuality is demonic possession. And apparently, once you get a demon in you, you’re contagious. It’s a virus, people! Offering what may be an explanation for the explosion of homosexuality in recent years, Fr. Davies said, “Among the causes of homosexuality is a …

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