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Saturday, June 4, 2011

Florida Homeowner Forecloses on Bank of America

Political Misquotes: 10 Most Famous Things Never Actually Said

Sarah Palin did not see Russia from her house. (CSMonitor)

Saturday Cartoon: Media Chases Sarah Palin Bus Tour

Spelling Bee Quiz

Can you spell these words? (Slate)

Tax Increases and Spending Cuts

Only Washington doesn't understand that both are required to make a real dent in the debt. (NYTimes)

Rachel Maddow: Republican Immediate Flip Flops on Social Security, Abortion, Medicare

Republicans say things and then immediately change when they face any pushback...sounds like Democrats.

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Real Time with Bill Maher: New Rules June 3

"The recession isn't over until [Todd or Sarah Palin] gets a job."- Bill Maher. Also, Bill takes on the myth that Mitt Romney's business experience makes him a better leader. (RealTime)

Friday, June 3, 2011

The Best of #palinhistory

When you don't know the facts, make them up. (Buzzfeed)

National Spelling Bee Winning Word: Cymotrichous

Congrats to the new World's Biggest Nerd. (Gawker)

Movie Review: X-Men First Class

Better than expected? (NYTimes)(LATimes)

The Mistake of 2010

The recovery is losing steam. (NYTimes)

Republican Presidential Nomination Odds June 3

Change from last week in parentheses:
Pawlenty 22% (+3)
Romney 18% (-2)
Other 11% (-1)
Huntsman 10% (-2)
Bachmann 9% (+2)
Cain 9% (+2)
Palin 7% (0)
Gingrich 6%
Paul 4% (-1)
Santorum 4% (-1)

Dwyane Wade Big Dunk vs. Mavericks in Game 2

Lebron James Emphatic Put Back Dunk vs. Mavericks in Game 2

Jimmy Kimmel: Scripps National Counting Bee

Rachel Maddow: 1st CSPAN Floor Speech by John Glenn

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Rachel Maddow: Mitt Romney is a Coreless Phony That Republicans Don't Like

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Colbert Report: Republican Debt Ceiling Joke

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Dancing on the Ceiling
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Daily Show: Actual Elephants More Useful Than GOP Elephants to Missouri Tornado Victims

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Cantor Won't?
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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Sarah Palin Explains the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

"History lesson...from Sarah Palin."

I'm Not a Racist, But

If you say that, you're about to say something racist. (Buzzfeed)

FOX News: Sesame Street is a Danger to Our Moral Foundation

The Strong 2016 Republican Presidential Field

The 2012 field is weak but 2016 looks strong (5 years out). (Newsweek)

Does Austerity Work?

What economic lessons should be learned from Europe? (Newsweek)

Food Pyramid Replaced by Food Plate

Is this easier to understand? (HuffingtonPost)

Catch of the Day: Adam Jones Makes Willie Mays Catch

Great over the shoulder catch to rob Miguel Olivo. (MLB)

MLB Power Rankings June 2

Yankees jump to the top spot. (SI)

2011 MLB All-Disappointment Team

Failing to meet expectations. (SI)

Shredder Clock Forces You to Wake Up or Eats Your Money

Wake up or pay the price. (PopSci)

College is Too Easy

4 years of partying is not worthy of a degree. (LATimes)

Ending the Crack and Cocaine Sentencing Disparity

Retroactively fixing unfairness. (LATimes)

What Medicare Services Should be Cut?

Looking beyond abstract notions of cutting spending, what should actually be cut? (NYTimes)

The Game of Debt Limit Chicken

Both sides know it needs to be raised and it's just a question of who blinks first (hint: it's always the Democrats). (NYTimes)

Craig Ferguson: Geoff the Robot Talks Like Morgan Freeman for His Birthday

Craig Ferguson: David Beckham Interview: Cologne, Tattoos

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Daily Show: Trump and Palin Eat Mediocre Albanian Pizza in New York with Fork and Knife

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Sarah Palin Bus Tour Vandalized

Just a PAC funded vacation, nothing more. (Buzzfeed)

Atlanta Asks Winnipeg If They Want the Hawks Too

Might as well make it a 2 for 1 deal. (SportsPickle)

The Onion: Prince William Divorces Kate Middleton After 5 Weeks

At least they outlasted that Britney Spears marriage. (TheOnion)

Tressel Vest in Peace Shirts

Michigan keeps up the mockery. (SportsCrack)

Chris Berman: Most Walk Off Wins are at Home

An announcing fail of Madden proportions. (AwfulAnnouncing)

Housing: Renting Over Buying

The end of the ownership society? (Slate)

Hypocrisy Watch: Chris Christie Takes State Helicopter to Son's Baseball Game

Necessary use of state funds.

Peyton Hillis Madden 2012 Cover

Jimmy Kimmel: Bachelorette and Charlie Brown Cartoon

Craig Ferguson: Cursing Bunny: English Judge on X Factor

Colbert Report: James Stewart: Tangled Webs, How False Statements are Undermining America

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Colbert Report: End of the World Didn't Happen, Wait Til October 21

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Invisible Judgment
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Daily Show: Anthony Weiner Twitter Scandal, Blogs Outreport CNN

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Mitt Romney Likes Twilight?

How long until he flip flops and says he doesn't like it or switches from Team Edward to Team Jacob? (TalkingPointsMemo)

2016 Presidential Candidates

Forget 2012; let's look at 2016. (MSNBC)

The Onion: Economy Failing Because US Was Built on Ancient Indian Burial Grounds

Report: Economy Failing Because U.S. Built On Ancient Indian Burial Grounds

NBA Finals Heat vs. Mavericks Predictions

The experts weigh in. (SI)

Dad Drops Kid to Catch Foul Ball at Dodgers Game

Priorities. (Gawker)

Who Should You Root for in the NBA Finals: Heat or Mavericks?

A handy guide to picking a team. (SI)

KKK Protests Westboro Baptist Church

Who do you root for?

FOX News Ticker Hacked: Rightwingers are Destroying the Middle Class

Jim Tressel Accepts Coaching Position At Little Sisters of the Poor State

Welcome to...Boise? (SportsPickle)

Baseball Bat Stands Upright Fluke

Snakes Will Chase You If You Wear Mittens

College World Series Regional Schedule

Schedule of all the games. (ESPN)

Monday, May 30, 2011

NCAA Lacrosse National Champions: Virginia Cavaliers

Rough road to the title but somehow got there. (ESPN)

2011 College World Series Tournament Bracket

UVA gets the #1 national seed. (NCAA)

Optimism Bias

People are more optimistic than they should be. (Time)

College World Series Preview

The CWS moves to a new home this year. (SI)

Explaining Human Memory

Why can't you remember what you did last Sunday? (LATimes)

The Origin and Meaning of Memorial Day

Not just a day off from work. (NYTimes)

Hackers Attack PBS, Post Tupac Still Alive Story

That's their big victory after hacking a major TV network site? (MSNBC)

Coach Jim Tressel Resigns from Ohio State

Another coach taken down by scandal. (ESPN)

Sunday, May 29, 2011

ESPN Final College Baseball Bracketology May 29

Florida gets the #1 spot thanks to their SEC Championship victory. The field will be announced tomorrow (Monday) at 12:30 PM. (ESPN)

Revolving Door: Judd Gregg Joins Goldman Sachs

The revolving door keeps on turning. (TheHill)

Congressman Anthony Weiner Twitter Hack Scandal

What a weird story. (Mediaite)

2011 Indy 500 Finish Order

Unofficial top 10: Wheldon, Hildebrand, Rahal, Kanaan, Servia, Dixon, Baguette, Scheckter, Marco, Patrick. Former winners: Franchitti ended day in 12th, Castroneves missing chance to win record-tying fourth win with 17th place finish. Women drivers Mann ends up in 20th spot, Beatriz in 21st. (Credit: FOXSports)

Also: video of the finish
UPDATE: Official finish order here

2011 College World Series Regional Hosts

5 ACC teams hosting regionals led by Virginia. (NCAA)

2011 Indy 500 Finish Video: Hildebrand Crashes in Final Lap, Wheldon Wins

Unofficial finish order: here

Movie Trailer: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (American Version)

Cleveland Cavs Let's Go Mavs Shirt

Do Nothing Congress

Democrats got burned when they tried to make policy changes so now they've given up. (NYTimes)

Sunday Cartoon: Sarah Palin for President

Don Blankenship: Most Dangerous Man in America

The intersection of money and corruption in America. (DailyKos)

NCAA Lacrosse Championship Game Preview: Virginia vs. Maryland

Not the two teams you'd expect to see in the finals when the tournament started but they'll face off tomorrow at 3:30 on ESPN. (ESPN)

Stanley Cup Finals Picks: Bruins vs. Canucks

The experts make their picks. (ESPN)

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