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Some NSA Officials Favor Giving Snowden Limited Amnesty For All The Wrong Reasons

http://bit.ly/1gxXlHZ

Feds joins battle on citrus disease

http://bit.ly/1b5jANq

Obama to review changes in spy policy

http://usat.ly/18JP52D

Tech giants team up in anti-snooping effort

On the one hand: good for them! On the other, I am even more uncomfortable with corporate influence in the government than I am with the NSA, and that is saying an awful lot.

http://usat.ly/19v5TaK

The Return of the Welfare Queen

http://bit.ly/19odyex

Federal judge declares Utah polygamy law unconstitutional

http://bit.ly/1bFgIKy

This Ethiopian village has gained wealth, but has bred hostility

Because they aren't Christians or Muslims, basically.

http://bit.ly/IShpWz

ECONOMIC INEQUALITY: A MATTER OF TRUST?

http://nyr.kr/18Dk0jK

IF YOU REFRAIN FROM TALKING ABOUT RACE, PEOPLE MIGHT THINK YOU’RE RACIST

As many commenters point out, not all of the "black" people on that modified Guess Who? board look unambiguously black. So there's that as well.

http://bit.ly/1k0V0oL

Surprise! Charity Buys 21 Sacred Katsinam for Hopi at Auction in Paris

http://bit.ly/IVI58J

Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code

http://bit.ly/1duyD6q

How cholera evolved to be one of the deadliest diseases in history

http://bit.ly/18IkCil

This study shows how a good metaphor can change the world

http://bit.ly/1bEyUAv

Inside the Rainbow Gulag: The Technicolor Rise and Fall of Lisa Frank

http://bit.ly/1hPDhRG

The second operating system hiding in every mobile phone

http://www.osnews.com/story/27416

A Pen That 3-D Prints Bone Right Onto Patients

http://bit.ly/JeNtEF

In Ukraine, skepticism greets new vow on E.U.

http://wapo.st/1cruH49

Kindergartener signs song for deaf mom. It's the most adorable time of the year!

http://cnn.it/1gxU7UM

Teacher accused of feeding autistic student hot sauce rehired.

Either Florida has a serious teacher shortage or they really hate disabled kids down there.

http://abcn.ws/1ctku7j
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How Viruses Take a Short Trip from London to NYC

http://bit.ly/18YbuvI

Yellowstone supervolcano 'even more colossal'

And if/when it blows, we are all gonna be screwed.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25312674

Americans Still Care About Their Public Libraries

http://bit.ly/1bz0fUM

Many Catalan Nativity Scenes Feature Jesus, the Wise Men, and Someone Defecating (Really!)

http://bit.ly/Jdh0yw

NYPD cops beat up my loved ones, killed my parakeet: Staten Island mom

http://nydn.us/JdR1Yc

Simulations back up theory that Universe is a hologram

http://bit.ly/18A4BOw

In a "Rainbow" Universe Time May Have No Beginning

http://bit.ly/1f221lw

Monitor Lizards Found to Breathe Uni-Directionally Like Birds

http://bit.ly/1gu6QrG
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This is, of course, nothing but a(nother) purely isolated incident. I'm sure there is absolutely no cause for alarm.

And there definitely is never any danger with publishing the names of those who perform or have abortions. Those laws are all in everybody's best interest! Nobody's going to get hurt or anything.

Aw!

Sep. 20th, 2011 11:41 am
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I suppose getting married IS an appropriate way to celebrate the end of DADT!

There are 70 comments. Should I read them? Probably not, but for you guys....

*readreadread*

Nah, save yourselves. The comment section is NOT worth it.
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Recalling Green Book, Guide for Black Travelers

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Proposed Muslim Center Draws Opposing Protests

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The Littlest Redshirts Sit Out Kindergarten

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Amid Furor on Islamic Center, Pleas for Orthodox Church Nearby

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Immigrants are less likely to change their names nowadays

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(BTW - if you go to read that article on their website, don't click to read the comments. Apparently, not changing your name is akin to destroying the very fabric of society, and heaven forbid you mispronounce REAL names!)

At West Point, Hidden Gay Cadets Put in Spotlight

This is another one where you want to be careful with those comments. One thing, though - a lot of people in the comments are saying she "tricked" her way in. Isn't the whole dubious point of Don't Ask, Don't Tell that being gay isn't against the rules, so long as nobody talks about it?


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When an Arab Enclave Thrived Downtown

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Pastor's Plan to Burn Koran Adds to Tensions

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In a Hoarder’s Home, Going All Out to Find the Floor

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