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Sarah Palin's PlaygroundIf only all political issues were debated in the language of childhood.
FEMA, You're Doing a Heck of a JobQuestions for the agency's future fake news conferences.
Noon: Lunch With Noam ChomskyThe original requested U.S. travel itinerary for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Nine Other Oaths Karl Rove Could SwearHe doesn't want to tell "the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth" to Congress. Here are some alternatives.
Dirty Phone Tricks for the Presidential CampaignBeware, some callers have hidden agendas.
Senator, Here's the Scenario …The hypothetical questions they should ask at the presidential debates.
Double Dribble at the Twin Tier Tongue Dome"Tryone Pippins puts a pick on Peppers, and that's a pack of picks on Peppers ..."
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The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
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Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
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