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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Good Morning, News!

Posted by Nathan Gilles on Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 10:35 AM

Run, Pussy Riot! Run! Two members of the-pain-in-Vladimir Putin’s-ass punk rock band Pussy Riot have reportedly fled Russia and Russian authorities.

The bloodshed continues in Syria. The Syrian regime is now accused of killing 200 civilians in a town on the outskirts of Damascus.

The British Aren't Coming. The Brits has stopped threatening to invade London’s Ecuadorian embassy in order to snatch Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. The hacker/whistleblower has been taking refuge there for the past two months.

Iran is holding a nuclear disarmament summit. No, really they are.

Holier More American Than Thou. On Friday, Willard Romney tipped his hat to “birther” conspiracy nuts when he told a Michigan crowd, “No one’s ever asked to see my birth certificate." The head of the Republican National Committee shrugged the comment off as “a nothing” joke.

Statements like these aren’t going over well with black voters. A recent poll shows zero percent of African Americans want Romney as their president.

But many others aren't so picky. Romney and Obama are now locked in a very close race. And, according to one poll, it’s anyone’s game.

As the press sifts through Romney’s financial records, the presidential candidate defends his Swiss bank account holdings. The accounts aren't about avoiding taxes, says the candidate. Of course not, surely his blood-soaked cash enjoys the rarified air only found in the mountainous tax haven.

Closer to home…Hillsboro solar panel manufacturer SolarWorld is doing miserably. The reason: surprise, surprise, it can't compete with Chinese manufacturers.

And astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died yesterday at age 82. Godspeed, Neil. And Congratulations, Mr. Lipinski!

Which reminds me. There’s nothing like watching a conspiracy theorist getting Buzzed.

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