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Here’s some exciting news: Vacations are good for your health: Mortality rates in several Mediterranean countries decline in September. In North America and Sweden, August is the lowest month for mortality, in Japan it is July, and in Australia, it is March (the counterpart to September in the southern hemisphere). The authors suggest the physiological […] [Read More]
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Linda McMahon Is Too Liberal For Some Republicans

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I really do recommend reading the original – it is interesting and well researched: Latest WWE character: Linda McMahon a/k/a “the Wild RINO” ….Without further adieu, WWE presents its 2010 U.S. Senate candidate in Connecticut, Linda McMahon… …Mrs. McMahon now gets to play the role of a conservative Republican in her bid against Senator Chris […] [Read More]
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Newtown CT Organization Promotes Hunting With Semi-automatic versions of the M16-series rifles

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The good old AR-15 semi-automatic is harmless, The National Shooting Sports Foundation claims: [Read More]
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Big Win For Connecticut and The Environment

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that a public nuisance suit against five of the nation’s largest electric utility companies, alleging that they contribute to global warming with greenhouse gas emissions, can go forward. The complaint seeks to force the utilities to reduce their emissions. The district court held that […] [Read More]
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Why Can’t The Government Help Pay For Health Care Reform

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The working poor simply have no or limited options for providing healthcare for themselves and their families. This predicament devastates communities of color, where more than seven million African Americans are without coverage. This is not a contrived problem; rising healthcare costs are a real crisis. So why, suddenly, must healthcare reform legislation become a […] [Read More]
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McMahon’s Ad w/Additions

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The funniest thing about this ad is that not everybody recognizes that it’s not real: [Read More]
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Bipartisan Agreement on One Aspect of Health Care Reform: Addiction Treatment

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A new national poll shows broad, bipartisan support for ensuring that all Americans have access to alcohol and drug addiction treatment. More than three-quarters of all Americans, including 72 percent of Republicans, 88 percent of Democrats and 72 percent of Independents, support including addiction treatment in health care reform, according to a new poll released […] [Read More]
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Hey Joe!

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Lee Stranahan has produced some great videos. Here are 2 of my favorites, targeted against someone we have all come to know and love: Hey Joe! What ARE you? Hey Joe! The REAL Reason? The Google ads are a little annoying – especially fpr Rob Simmons, but I guess they help pay the rent. Joe […] [Read More]
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McMahon, Schiff, Foley non-shows at the polls

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During the 2008 presidential election, WWE organized a campaign called WWE’s Smackdown Your Vote! WWWE even published a voter guide to help young voters ‘articulate the issues important to them in this national election. But WWE CEO Linda McMahon has admitted that she didn’t vote in several major elections, including the 2008 primary and the […] [Read More]
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Georgia’s Wrongful Convictions of 20 Innocent Men Who Collectively Spent Nearly 170 Years in Prison for Crimes They Did Not Commit

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A new report released today by The Justice Project analyzes the cases of twenty innocent Georgians who collectively spent nearly 170 years in prison for crimes they did not commit. Convicting the Innocent in Georgia: Stories of Injustice and the Reforms that Can Prevent Them also presents Georgia with common sense solutions that must be […] [Read More]
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