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Iran to release one of three captured US hikers

From BBC News: Iran is to free on Saturday one of three detained American hikers accused of espionage, officials in Tehran say. An Iranian official named her as Sarah Shourd, 31. No reason has been given for her release. She was seized with Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, both 27, last July. Tehran accuses them of entering illegally and having ...

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Pastor rules out Koran burning ‘for now’

From The Telegraph in the UK Terry Jones, a radical evangelist preacher, said the book burning was off while he held talks over a Muslim cleric’s plans to build a mosque near the site of the World Trade Centre that was destroyed in the September 11 terror attacks nine years ago. “Right now we have plans not to do it,” ...

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What Has Ed Rendell Been Smoking?

Last night the Democratic Governor of Pennsylvania, Ed Rendell, attacked Republicans, saying members of the GOP “are nuts” and “flat-out crazy.” What have you been smoking, Ed? Whatever it is, there’s no question about it – you inhaled! Republicans are flat-out crazy, Rendell? We’re the Fruit Loops? Crap, Rendell, I can’t resist this one. I was going to take the ...

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Obama: Failure is thy Name

Fail. The word easily glides out past our tongues. Fail. We’re hearing it every day now. We’re hearing it on talk radio. We’re reading it in our magazines, newspapers, and online. It is all over network news stories. Bloggers are sharpening their rhetorical saws and are hacking away at the object of our scorn. Fail. You know who it is. ...

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The Left is Scared to Death of Religion

I love good political discourse and debate.  Over the past few weeks, I engaged several of my left-of-center friends in discussions on the meaning of government and religion in our daily lives.  A recurring fear became evident in all four of the discussions – religion doesn’t bother them, it scares them to death.  In each of the one-on-ones, a distinct ...

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President Max Headroom

The Last Night of the Proms is Great Britain’s annual culminating triumphal celebration of its culture through classical music and is traditionally held at Royal Albert Hall in London. But in 2002 the Proms were held at Buckingham Palace in a rare departure from the customary location at Royal Albert Hall. The reason why is evident when you watch this ...

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