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Friday, August 15, 2008

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Posted by Sarah Mirk on Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 9:25 AM

Bully Bombs: The U.S. works out a deal to place "defensive missiles" in Poland and Bush calls Russia a big bully.

Democrats Unite!: Hilary's name will be on the ballot at the Denver convention - Clinton says a role call vote will be "cathartic", critics think it's her "barely disguised desire" to see Obama fail.

But not THAT kind of unity: The Dem's strike explicit reference to "gay and lesbian families" from their platform.

Good old-fashioned Union-ity: Did Wal-Mart pressure store managers to vote Republican because they thought Dem's would help workers unionize?

Coal Cleanup: Regulators say PGE should spend money to not produce electricity from its dirty coal plant.

100 Meter Pot Sprint: The Youth's access to drugs is breaking records - in part of a totally scientific study, 23 percent of teens say they could buy pot in less than an hour. Go for the gold, kids!


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