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Friday, August 20, 2010

Big 12 Preview

Welcome to the spotlight, Garrett Gilbert. (SI)

Colbert Report: The Word: Victory in Iraq

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The Word - What If You Threw a Peace and Nobody Came?
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Daily Show: Six Degrees of People Who Don't Eat Bacon

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Extremist Makeover - Homeland Edition
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Mission Accomplished

This is Also What We're Dealing With

Sarah Palin finally jumps the shark with some of her zombie followers for supporting Dr. Laura's n-word rant. (DailyBeast)

This is What We're Dealing With

Sharron Angle once campaigned against black football jerseys and now is a major party's Senate candidate. (HuffingtonPost)

Big 10 Preview

Ohio State favored for yet another Big 10 title. (SI)

MLB Power Rankings

Rays and Yankees flip flop as 1 and 2. (SI)

Conference Wars: MWC vs. WAC


Healthy rivalry turned blood sport. (ESPN)

Merchant of Death

Probably not a nickname he'll want to mention at trial. (CSMonitor)

Imagining Things


Does it matter that 18% of America thinks Barack Obama is a Muslim? (Slate)

Lawyers Turn to Public Service

The positive side of those unfortunate deferrals. (NYTimes)

The Fuzzy Math of Local Food

Don't buy into the fad of locally grown food too easily. (NYTimes)

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Colbert Report: Thomas French: Escape from Monkey Island

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Thomas French
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Colbert Report: Dr. Laura's N-Word Rant

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Don't Shoot the Schlessinger
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Daily Show: Lewis Black: Eat, Pray, Love Book > Movie

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Back in Black - Eat, Pray, Love
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Daily Show: Jon Stewart as Glenn Beck Again

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News Corp. Gives Money to Republicans
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Senate Midterm Preview

54-46 projected split. (HuffingtonPost)

Ted Olson on the Ground Zero Mosque

Ted Olson, whose wife died in the Pentagon attack on 9/11, thinks with his brain and not with his emotions. Of course, Liz Cheney has to chime in with her nonsense as well. (HuffingtonPost)

Star Wars Fans Want Hyperdrive


I'd prefer a Death Star. (CSMonitor)

Hybrid Animals


From the liger family. (CSMonitor)

Countdown to Stupid


John Bolton sounds the alarm on Iran. (ForeignPolicy)

Dr Laura's 1st Amendment Rights

A public service announcement to Dr. Laura and all the other people who don't understand the 1st amendment: freedom of speech protects your speech from being suppressed by the GOVERNMENT. Freedom of speech does not mean your speech is protected from angry citizens or sponsors or business executives who think using the n-word 6 times on a radio broadcast is inappropriate, especially when the last 3 are just taunting.

Vague Promises


Does any candidate have a real jobs plan? (Slate)

More Legal Bribery

The real issue is not that NewsCorp gave money to Republicans; it's that they (like all other corporations) are using their clout to influence public policy. (Slate)

Three Strikes

Should your 3rd strike have to be a serious or violent crime? (LATimes)

Misperception is Reality

The number of people who believe unfounded rumors about Barack Obama hasn't declined during his presidency. (NYTimes)

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Emily's List vs. Sarah Palin's Mama Grizzlies

Colbert Report: The Single Greatest Best Nation...#11

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Daily Show: Net Neutrality: What About Porn?

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Internet Exploiter
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Daily Show: Terror Babies vs. Hero Babies

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Jon Stewart & Anderson Cooper Look at Gaping Holes - Security
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Straight Talk Express Derailed


The downfall of John McCain's integrity. (Newsweek)

Palinisms


Hard to choose just 15. (HuffingtonPost)

ACC Football Preview


UVA projected to go 4-8...great. (SI)

Conference Musical Chairs: BYU

So Boise State joins the MWC to get into a better conference and then Utah leaves and BYU is on its way out. (ESPN)

Value Added Teacher Performance

Good idea or bad idea? (CSMonitor)

Tea Party Foreign Policy

Do they have one? (ForeignPolicy)

Wrongful Convictions

Peter Neufeld on the Innocence Project. (Slate)

Levi Johnston for Mayor Campaign Ad

Demonizing Muslims

What it feels like to be lumped in with terrorists. (LATimes)

Scott Turow on Blago

The fine line between legal and illegal bribery. (NYTimes)

Why Not to Bomb Iran

Probably not a good idea to open a third warfront. (NYTimes)

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Colbert Report: Bill of Frights

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Growing Intelligence Community - Richard Clarke
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Daily Show: Yes We Can, But Should We?

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Mosque-Erade
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Chris Christie Bucks the Party

NJ Governor Chris Christie chastises his party for lumping all Muslims in with Al Qaeda. (TheAtlantic)

Fall Movie Preview

I hope they're joking that they "can't wait" to see some of these. (EW)

Top 10 Craziest Campaign Ads


Demon sheep, founding fathers, and Alvin Greene. (DailyBeast)

The Unnecessary Fall of Barack Obama

A presidency with accomplishments has ultimately sputtered through 18 months. (NewRepublic)

US News College Rankings 2011


Harvard, Princeton, and Yale remain the top 3. (HuffingtonPost)

NCAA Football Preseason Top 25

No Iowa or Oregon here; Alabama tops the charts. (SI)

20 BCS Title Contenders


Iowa and Oregon benefit from easier schedules. (ESPN)

Top 5 Burgers


Five Guys tops the list. (CSMonitor)

The Biggest City You've Never Heard Of


Chongqing: The Chicago of China. (ForeignPolicy)

The New Death Panel Debate

The Ground Zero mosque is the new Death Panel. (ForeignPolicy)

Profile: SecDef Robert Gates


The man with the plan to transform the Pentagon. (ForeignPolicy)

Gone With the Wind

Wind energy isn't working out so well. (Slate)

The Hollywood Business Model

How long can they keep up the movie theater system? (LATimes)

Did Lou Gehrig Die From Lou Gehrig's Disease?


Maybe not. (NYTimes)

Monday, August 16, 2010

Heisman Contenders

20 contenders led by Mark Ingram. (ESPN)

David Hasselhoff Roast- Gilbert Gottfried

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David Hasselhoff Roast- Greg Giraldo

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Gary Johnson for President: No Chance

Why is that reasonable Republicans are given no chance to win? (AndrewSullivan)

The World's Top Countries

USA is #11...sad. (Newsweek)

Sunday Show Roundup

Clips from the Sunday shows. (DailyBeast)

Most Screwed States in Debt

Rhode Island is #1, really? (DailyBeast)

Top Global Cities


A photo essay. (ForeignPolicy)

Limousine Liberals

Have the rich made a wholesale switch to the Democratic Party? (Slate)

The 5th Justice


What will Anthony Kennedy do on gay marriage? (Slate)

Sunday, August 15, 2010

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