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President offers disrespectful ‘latte salute’ to marines

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While exiting the presidential helicopter,  Marine One, Obama thought that properly saluting the marines guarding his exit was just a bit to troublesome. Of course, the story is more complicated that the opening sentence. The President was forced to hold absolutely nothing in his left hand while he saluted the marines with his coffee-encumbered right. The U.S. Navy Manual (the ...

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Oh No! Possible Coffee Shortage!

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Dateline Guatemala! President Molina-Preez ordered release of more than $14 Million to help coffee growers battle a fungus that is affecting 70 percent of their nation’s crop. The funds will help the 60,000 farmers spray pesticides in an attempt to halt the spread of coffee rust which kills plants. The rust has affected coffee plantations throughout Central America. In his ...

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Bumps in the Page

Most of the jobs and activities I get involved in usually have the capability of leading to bodily injury whether it minor or major injury. Writing is the one area that I thought would be exempt from this phenomenon. Recently, while working late at night I developed a hankering (craving for those not raised in the Deep South) for some ...

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Consumer Reports Taste Tests the Best Cups of Joe

YONKERS, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Consumer Reports brewed over 1,000 cups of coffee to deem two new champs among Colombian varietals in the latest issue available on newsstands today. Gloria Jean’s Colombian Supremo Medium Roast and Newman’s Own Organics Colombian Especial Medium Roast beat Consumer Reports top pick from the March 2009 report, Eight O’Clock Coffee. The former champ delivered less flavor than in past tests even ...

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