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Clinton comptroller blasts government workers’ accrual of benefits at expense of private sector workers

July 31, 2010

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“There is a huge gap. State and local plans on average … are much more lucrative than typical plans for employees. State and local government employees, on average, have greater job security than people in the private sector. And state and local government employees, in the middle of government, in many cases make more money […]

Details of 100 million Facebook users published online

July 29, 2010

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msnbc.com The personal details of 100 million Facebook users have been collected and published online in a downloadable file, meaning they will now be unable to make their publicly available information private. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38463013/ns/technology_and_science/?GT1=43001

Court Upholds ‘In God We Trust’ Phrase on Money

July 29, 2010

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CBNNews.com A federal appeals court has ruled against a lawsuit to remove “In God We Trust” from U.S. currency, dismissing claims that the phrase was unconstitutional. http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2010/July/Court-Upholds-In-God-We-Trust-Phrase-on-Money/

Obama’s base quits blaming Bush

July 29, 2010

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By Kara Rowland The summer of the discontented voter steams onward and, unfortunately for President Obama, polls show voters are no longer blaming the bad times on the George W. Bush administration. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/jul/27/obamas-base-quits-blaming-bush/

Matt Garza Throws First Ever Rays’ No-Hitter!

July 28, 2010

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An excited stadium erupted with cheer   By 970 WFLA ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Matt Garza has thrown the first no-hitter in Tampa Bay Rays history.  The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers, 5-0. http://www.970wfla.com/cc-common/news/sections/newsarticle.html?feed=124415&article=7400642  

Man hit by six meteorites is being ‘targeted by aliens’

July 28, 2010

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Tom Phillips Lajic has his own explanation, of course. After the fifth rock struck his house, he said: ‘I am obviously being targeted by extraterrestrials. http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/835482-man-hit-by-six-meteorites-is-being-targeted-by-aliens 

U.S. Calls Illegal Mexican Pot Farmer “Displaced Traveler”

July 28, 2010

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In an insane case of political correctness, a federal government agency has classified an illegal immigrant arrested for cultivating marijuana in a national forest as a “displaced traveler from Michoacán Mexico.” http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2010/jul/u-s-calls-illegal-mexican-pot-farmer-displaced-traveler