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Archive: April, 2008

POSTED: Monday, April 28, 2008, 10:47 AM

The U.S. media didn't pay a lot of attention to Hillary Clinton's threat to "obliterate" Iran last week, but other people did:

"Hillary Strangelove":

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POSTED: Monday, April 28, 2008, 9:17 AM

The 3rd quarter of last night's Sixers' game was the sports equivalent of driving past a cemetery on a sun-drenched spring day and remembering your mortality.

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POSTED: Monday, April 28, 2008, 9:03 AM

Remember the "norg," my crazy idea for a 21st Century news organization that wouldn't necessarily include a printed newspaper.

It's happening.

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POSTED: Sunday, April 27, 2008, 9:57 AM

Yup, can't fight the seether. What are you seething about today? Is the world running out of Veruca Salt, too? Has there been a better time (besides 1980-81) to be a Philadelphia sports fan?


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POSTED: Friday, April 25, 2008, 12:10 PM

Here in Philadelphia, there was a fairly famous case back in the 1990s of a stalker who was obsessed with a then-local CBS newsman Steve Levy -- so obsessed that he believed that Levy controlled the climate. When the man was arrested, Channel 3 played a tape of a call he made to the station from an Atlantic City casino, in which he said something along the lines of: "Hey Steve, could you turn down the heat -- I'm burning up in here!"

It reminds of how some people seem to view Al Gore -- so powerful that he controls our climate (yet not so powerful to become president, somehow.) Via Matt Drudge comes this strange article today from the New York Sun, on a very important issue, the link between U.S. ethanol policy and the world food crisis:

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POSTED: Friday, April 25, 2008, 11:03 AM

Bullets 50

Justice 0

This one wasn't even close. Here's Bruce Springsteen:

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POSTED: Friday, April 25, 2008, 10:42 AM

Talk amongst yourselves for a few minutes. I'm going to scour the city for a bag of rice...unless I run out of $3.59 gas first.

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POSTED: Thursday, April 24, 2008, 11:00 PM

It's amazing some of the scare stories you see out there. Check this one out:

I don't want to alarm anybody, but maybe it's time for Americans to start stockpiling food.

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