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Saturday, August 27, 2011

I Hurricane NY

Weather Channel Reporter Ashamed of Idiots in Virginia Beach During Hurricane

Streakers and other geniuses make the most of their time on TV.

The Onion: Somebody's Got to Save This Country by Michele Bachmann

The most qualified person for the job. (TheOnion)

Digital Rendering of 9/11 World Trade Center Memorial

What 1925 Thought 1950 Would Be Like

$174,000 Congressional Salary Not So Much

Complaining to people who make 1/3 of what you (HuffingtonPost)

Saturday Cartoon: Payroll Tax Hypocrisy

Everything You Want to Know About Hurricane Irene

Today is the day. (MotherJones)

Obama's Non-Doctrine Doctrine

A George HW Bush like foreign policy. (NYTimes)

Should the Little League World Series Show Crying Kids?

Is it part of the game or exploitation? (ESPN)

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Socially Awkward Penguin?

Yankees Score 20 Runs in Last 4 Innings, Hit Record 3 Grand Slams vs. A's

Quite an offensive performance. (ESPN)

How's Waldo?

Dog vs. Cat Ultimate Showdown

Wait for it...

BCS Sleeper Teams

Unranked teams that might surprise. (SI)

Theater Review

Children: 3 for $10

The 10 Oldest Buildings in the World

I'm surprised there are no public high schools on the list. (Buzzfeed)

Should Little League World Series Players Be Paid?

They're making a lot of money for Little League and ESPN. (YahooSports)

Mark Cuban's NCAA Football Proposal

Not a playoff but it's something? (SI)

How the Animals at the National Zoo Reacted to the DC Earthquake

If humans are so smart, how come animals are the ones that can detect things in advance? (PopSci)

The End of Tea Party Primaries

The Tea Party continues to lose steam and Republican senators seem to be safe from challenges from the right. (Slate)

Tax Expenditures as Earmarks

It's not clear that eliminating tax expenditures will result in corresponding revenue. (WashingtonPost)

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Steve Jobs Apple Resignation Letter

He's going to come out with a new letter tomorrow that is going to make this one obsolete. (Buzzfeed)

I Heart NY Earthquake

Never Forget

The Cost of Regime Change: Bush vs. Obama

Breakdown of Little League World Series Crowd

Roger Williams Donkey Whisperer Campaign Ad

The Popsicle Test

The easy way to see if you live in a good neighborhood. (TheAtlantic)

Leading from Behind Worked

In defense of Libya policy. (Slate)

Weather Extremes: The New Normal

Climate change in action. (LATimes)

The Justice Gap

Poor people need representation. Jobless lawyers need work to do. (NYTimes)

Husband Day Care

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Rachel Maddow: Mitt Romney is Thurston Howell III

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Craig Ferguson: Hugh Laurie Interview

It Was Only a Minor Earthquake But...

Best Earthquake Tweets

Lots of good ones. (WashingtonPost)

DC Earthquake Devastation

Please donate. (Posterous)

5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Richmond, Virginia, Washington DC

Epicenter in Mineral, VA. Felt in Virginia, DC, Ohio, New York. WTF? (USGS)

Community: The Best of Donald Glover as Troy Barnes

Fan Chooses Rangers over Girlfriend

Republicans Favor Tax Increase on Poor and Middle Class Not Millionaires

The latest in a long line of terrible self-serving hypocrisy. (TheAtlantic)

Why Libya Won't be Like Iraq

No western invaders. (TheAtlantic)

Nocera: How Democrats Hurt Jobs: Boeing and NLRB

Reasonable regulation or government overreach? (NYTimes)

Monday, August 22, 2011

Sunday, August 21, 2011

TFD Opinions: Republican Presidential Nomination Odds August 21

10. Tim Pawlenty 0% (-6)- T-Paw dropped out of the race, good riddance.

9. Newt Gingrich 1% (0)- No changes for Newt except his critical trip to Hawaii to shore up his support for the Hawaii primary.

8. Rick Santorum 2% (0)- Rick Santorum, like gay marriage, can say he's a real contender but that doesn't make it true. Third tier candidate is what it is.

Rick Perry Bumper Sticker

The Onion: Jesus Declares Tim Tebow Not Ready to Be an NFL Starter

He has spoken. (TheOnion)

Weird Shade Optical Illusion

Sunday Cartoon: Tim Pawlenty

The Longform Guide to the 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates

Everything you'd want to know about the field. (Slate)

A Better Format for Presidential Debates

Candidates don't answer the questions anyway so why not let them say what they want? (WashingtonPost)

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