Daily Archives: February 4, 2011

Nailed That One

The guy arrested outside a Dearborn mosque with fireworks fired his court-appointed lawyer in court: The California man accused of plotting to blow up a Detroit-area mosque rejected his court-appointed counsel Friday, upset that the attorney is a Shiite Muslim … Continue reading

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On Being An Idiot Or A Terrible Liar

The New Republic has hit a new low thanks to Jonathan Cohn: The conservative legal brief against the Affordable Care Act rests heavily on a simple proposition. Government can’t make us obtain private insurance because, as the argument goes, that … Continue reading

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“Nature Can Be Controlled… It Becomes A Nuisance If People Fart Anywhere.”

Malawi lawmakers ponder great things: Malawian lawmakers will next week debate a law change to criminalise public farting, which a cabinet minister said had been encouraged by democracy. “The government has a right to ensure public decency. We are entitled … Continue reading

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Catch Of The Day

Fishing for frogmen in Minnesota: Jason Mechtel and Jeff Klein went out on Lake Waconia in Minnesota to try and lure a monster muskie, but they quickly got a shock, MyFoxTwinCities reported. “I mean, it didn’t take two seconds and … Continue reading

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Meet The Self-Appointed “Elite”

She actually wrecked an American embassy, single-handed: Described as “aggressive, bullying, hostile, and intimidating,” President Obama’s ambassador to Luxembourg left the U.S. embassy there “in a state of dysfunction” and unable to carry out its duties after her recent exit, … Continue reading

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Part Two

Look out! Here comes another unexpected! Winter weather kept job seekers home in January, getting the year off to a disappointing start, but the unemployment rate took a surprising tumble. The economy added only 36,000 jobs in January — falling … Continue reading

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