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Saturday, August 14, 2010

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny vs. Friday the 13th

Dumb and Dumber and Inception

Fantasy Football Draft Guide

10 tips for draft day. (TheAtlantic)

Presidents Don't Control the Economy

Yet it's a key factor in their election success. (TheAtlantic)

Wall Street vs. Main Street

It's the Wall Street liberals that are making Democrats look bad. (HuffingtonPost)

NHL Power Rankings

The Capitals top the preseason charts. (SI)

The World Goes On

Not everything is bad news. (ForeignPolicy)

Saturday Cartoon

Obama Stands Up for Ground Zero Mosque

It's about time. (NYTimes)

Justin Bieber for President

Learning from the children. (NYTimes)

Friday, August 13, 2010

Movie Trailer: Freakonomics

Also see: Apple trailer for the movie. (AppleTrailers)

Colbert Report: The Word: Ground Zero Mosque

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The Word - Weapon of Mass Construction
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Daily Show: John Hodgman: The ProStitution

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Reasons to Fear Friday the 13th

If you like irrationality and number based superstition. (Time)

Hillary for VP 2012? No

A response to yesterday's Hillary for VP article. (Newsweek)

Free Toy with Crap

Is it okay that McDonald's uses toys to lure kids to eat fast food? (CSMonitor)

Pay for Performance

Political accountability beyond re-election. (NYTimes)

27 Years

The failures of the criminal justice system that get swept under the rug. (NYTimes)

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny Gets Glasses

Daily Show: Tax Cuts and the Deficit

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Deductible Me
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Tax Plans

Hillary for VP 2012

Amazing how Hillary Clinton is now viewed as the non-controversial figure. (DailyBeast)

MLB Power Rankings

The Yankees regain the top spot. (SI)

Forbes College Rankings

The top 12. (HuffingtonPost)

Nexagon Healing Gel

A gel to heal chronic wounds. (HuffingtonPost)

The One Thing Worse Than Democrats

Republicans. (Esquire)

Crazy Like a Fox

Republicans have made some bad nomination choices yet they still might win. (Slate)

The Unhappy Hundred

Welcome to the Senate. (NYTimes)

Colbert Report: Moral Compass 5000 and Newt Gingrich

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Moral Compass 5000 Action Center
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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Colbert Report: Jet Blue Flight Attendant

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Alpha Dog of the Week - Steven Slater
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Daily Show: Ground Zero Mosque

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Municipal Land-Use Hearing Update
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Replacing Michael Scott

Who will step in for Steve Carell on the Office? (EW)

College Football Power Rankings

Alabama takes the top spot. (ESPN)

The Weak Case for War with Iran

How many years can Neocons say the danger is imminent? (ForeignPolicy)

Justice Index

Why is there no metric for how well court systems are functioning? (NYTimes)

Letting the Tax Cuts Expire

A study on the effects. (NYTimes)

Bennet Wins

TFD backed candidate, Michael Bennet, won the Colorado Democratic Senate primary last night. Watch out Sarah Palin, there's a new kingmaker in town. (NYTimes)

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Jay Leno: Headlines

What Spending Will be Cut? NONE

The Laffer Curve

The old Republican standby for tax arguments. (TheAtlantic)

Colorado Primary Shootout

Bennet, Romanoff, Buck, and Norton fight it out for two spots. (FiveThirtyEight)

Jet Blue Flight Attendant Freakout

Maybe someone called him a stewardess. (Time)

Success for Failure

The scam that is giant severance packages for failed CEOs. (DailyBeast)

Madden 2011 Reviews

Sometimes I wonder if they intentionally don't fix the game as much as possible since they have to tweak it every year to sell more copies. (CSMonitor)

Government by Polls

What if society was actually governed by the whims of the public? (Esquire)

What Happened to E?

Why are grades A, B, C, D, F? (Slate)

Judicial Activism

Just doing their job. (Slate)

Monday, August 9, 2010


Rachel Maddow vs. Bill O'Reilly Again

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Craig Ferguson: Not Invited to the Party

Millionaires Tax

Adding another tax bracket would add tens of billions of dollars in tax revenue. (FiveThirtyEight)

The New Culture War

Mosques and gay marriage on the agenda. Lucky for gay people, Republicans have other things to complain about at the moment. (DailyBeast)

The Best Things Ever on the Internet

According to Reddit. (HuffingtonPost)

Top 32 Running Backs in NFL History

Not sure I'd agree Emmitt Smith was better than Barry Sanders. (SI)

Slate's Lean-Lock Midterm Election Game

Enter by August 15 and predict the winners. (Slate)

On Marriage

What's really "natural"? (NYTimes)

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