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Saturday, July 17, 2010

MLB 2nd Half Predictions

AL East: Yankees
AL Central: Twins
AL West: Rangers
AL Wild Card: Rays

NL East: Braves
NL Central: Reds
NL West: Giants
NL Wild Card: Mets

Yankees over Twins
Rays over Rangers
Braves over Giants
Mets over Reds

Yankees over Rays
Braves over Mets

Yankees over Braves

Inception Trailer

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny and David Caruso (CSI Miami)

2012 Contenders


Beyond Sarah Palin. (Time)

Flying Prius


The future of passenger jets. (Newsweek)

Bad Business

Obama struggles to win over small businesses. (DailyBeast)

Sneeze Sends Pitcher to DL

Mat Latos sneezes and ends up with an injury. (SI)

Republican Foreign Policy


The end of serious policy stances (Pictured above: Mitt Romney points at his integrity running away). (ForeignPolicy)

Saturday Cartoon

Obama vs. The Polls

The polls aren't looking good. The best remedy for that should be the beginning of Republican presidential nomination season where their terrible ideas are on display. (NYTimes)

2010

A year of imperfect ideas and bad ideas. (NYTimes)

Friday, July 16, 2010

How Avatar Should Have Ended

John Spratt: Profile in Political Courage

From deep-red South Carolina, Rep. John Spratt stands with the President. (DailyBeast)

Dick Cheney is Rasputin

Blame government healthcare. (DailyBeast)

New Spice vs. Old Spice Commercial

MLB Power Rankings

Yankees remain on top, Rays move back to #2. (SI)

1982 not 1994

In the latest Obama is Reagan moment, will 2010 be a repeat of 1982? (Slate)

The Origin of Currency

Why is it a $? (Slate)

Financial Reform Winners and Losers


Another big bill passes yet Obama doesn't benefit. (NYTimes)

The Kennedy Court

Do Supreme Court victories still run through Anthony Kennedy? (NYTimes)

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Jay Leno: Tracy Morgan

ESPYs: The Decision with Steve Carell

The Future of Parking

Dumbest Pollster Ever?

Some people should stay away from math and statistics. (FiveThirtyEight)

Everybody Hates Barack

Obama's enemies list...and it doesn't even include Republicans or talk radio hosts. (DailyBeast)

Religious Litmus Test

You don't have to be white to be a Republican politician but you better pass the Jesus test. (DailyBeast)

Too Big to Fail: 1912 Edition

A century's old attempt to regulate corporations. (Slate)

Movie Review: Inception


The only good (non-animated) movie of the Summer? (LATimes)

Financial Regulation Passes


Scott Brown breaks from the Republicans again. Looks like someone knows what state he's from. (NYTimes)

ESPYs: Seth Meyers' Opening Monologue


"Cheer up Cleveland. You don't need Lebron James to win a championship. Infact, literally every single NBA championship team did not have Lebron James."- Seth Meyers

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny is Mel Gibson

America's Got Talent: Fighting Gravity

Tax Cut Logic

The myth of tax cuts growing revenue. (TheAtlantic)

Right and Wrong


Why did the White House stimulus projections get GDP right and jobs wrong? (TheAtlantic)

The Chicken and the Egg


Mystery solved: the chicken came first. (Time)

Neocons Still At It

After the great job they did getting us into Iraq, now they're going to fix Israel. (ForeignPolicy)

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

A book on why to be skeptical about statistics. (Slate)

BP Blame Game

There's plenty of blame to go around. (NYTimes)

George and George

How George Steinbrenner came to appreciate Seinfeld. (NYTimes)

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Best Steinbrenner Seinfeld Moments


So many classics. (HuffingtonPost)

Scamwow: How to Clean an Oil Spill

Jay Leno: Headlines

Rush Limbaugh Strikes Again...Again

Rush Limbaugh calls George Steinbrenner a cracker who made a lot of African American millionaires. Is there a worse human being walking the Earth? (HuffingtonPost)

MLB All-Star Game Preview


Omar Infante MVP. (SI)

Nuclear Waste


How to get rid of it. (PopSci)

Sorry Mitt


Republicans were suspicious of McCain; they're suspicious of Romney, they won't make the same "mistake" twice. (Esquire)

Foreign Policy Questions


Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? (ForeignPolicy)

Corruption Epidemic

Not only does it happen, it's the norm. (ForeignPolicy)

Only in Canada

Woman hits moose on the way to see sister who hit moose. (FreeRepublic)

Reverse Psychology

Robert Gibbs tries to rile up Democrats? (Slate)

RIP George Steinbrenner


The owner to end all owners. (NYTimes)

World Cup: Paul the Psychic Octopus

Does anything explain his for 8 for 8 streak? (NYTimes)

Monday, July 12, 2010

How Lost Should Have Ended

Sunday Roundup

Axelrod and Gibbs try to boost Obama. (DailyBeast)

Tax Cuts for the Rich > Help for the Desperate

World Cup: The Best Goals

The best 15 goals of the tournament. (HuffingtonPost)

World Cup Wrap Up

Feels like months ago that Mexico and South Africa kicked off. (SI)

The Home Run Derby Jinx

Is it real? (SI)

NCAA Tournament First Four Expansion

At large teams will play to get into the tournament. So basically Virginia Tech should circle that Tuesday on their calendar. (ESPN)

Greatest Home Run Derby Moments


Remember when Bobby Abreu knew how to hit home runs? (ESPN)

300 to 1

Is a CEO 300 times more valuable than a regular worker? (CSMonitor)

Take Our Jobs


Stephen Colbert helps unemployed Americans take jobs from illegal immigrants. (CSMonitor)

The Lebron Generation

Lebron's not alone in being disloyal to employers. (LATimes)

Bush 2.0

Chris Christie is pushing through his policies like George W. Bush without compromising, hopefully with better results. (NYTimes)

Class Warfare

The problem of subsidies. (NYTimes)

Sunday, July 11, 2010

World Cup: What Was Written on Iniesta's Shirt


"Dani Jarque siempre con nosotros." (YahooSports)

30 Graphs


All so true. (Buzzfeed)

Jimmy Kimmel: Unnecessary Censorship

Elect Mike Weinstein

What if Bill Gates Ran the World?


He needs something to do now that he's retired. (TheAtlantic)

Sunday Cartoon

World Cup: Paul the Octopus

The "psychic" octopus that keeps picking games correctly. (HuffingtonPost)

World Cup: Uruguay vs. Germany Highlights

Amazing how open the game becomes when winning doesn't really matter. (HuffingtonPost)

Superdelegates

Democrats propose less impact for superdelegates in the primary. (HuffingtonPost)

If Not Now, When?

When will America wake up and demand a government that really works for them? (TheNation)

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