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Feb
13

A Good Sport (February 2013 edition)

Left-leaning (a popular sport in Communistic Europe):

Rodeo:

Synchronized-putting:

NASCAR:

Sky-gazing:

High-leg-thrusting:

Extreme-hugging:

Tour de Hawaii:

Weight-lifting:

Inaugural Ballroom Dancing:

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16
Feb
13

Rise and Shine

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The President will remain in Palm City, Florida through Monday, Feb 18. No public events are scheduled

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President Obama greets supporters after arriving at West Palm Beach International Airport, Feb. 15

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Paul Krugman: It looks as if President Obama has successfully set a political trap over the minimum wage. Raising the minimum is very popular — even a narrow majority of Republicans are for it. But Republican leaders are opposed. And they’d like people to believe that their opposition is driven by sincere concern for workers who might lose their jobs.

Well, this isn’t likely to work…..

….. Maybe once upon a time, when Republicans were less intellectually inbred, they could have pulled off the stunt of seeming to care about the people supposedly hurt by a higher minimum wage. But I really don’t think they’re up to it at this point.

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Love this:

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