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Jeter playing really big ball…

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Not even the greatest retiring baseball players can  expect this.   I’m not the least surprised 43 showed up,  either as a volunteer or fulfilling a request by the team’s management,  but I wonder who at the White House is trying to figure out how to one-up the event.  On second thought, maybe not,  considering that His Oneness throws  like a sissy  instead of tossing one  straight over  the plate.

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July 31, 2014 at 11:43 pm

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Holes at the end of the earth…

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This desolate place is aptly called the end of the world,  and now it  has a hole  leading who knows where.   Scientists are currently baffled  as to its cause.   Now there are  two more holes  in this remote area of Siberia.   These are fascinating phenomena,  all the more so because scientists  don’t agree  on their cause.

UPDATE:  I wondered when the green hysterics would get in on the act,  and now they have,  proposing a theory that global warming is causing the  release of methane  from the earth and warning that catastrophe looms!   Of course,  it’s just a theory,  one which was once trotted out to explain the killer lakes in Africa,  such as Lakes Nyos,  Monoun,  and Kivu,  but they were found to be subject to  limnic eruptions,  which are massive ejections of carbon dioxide.   Methane is  also emitted  by lakes,  which has been known for years.

 

 

 

 

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July 31, 2014 at 10:13 am

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Whale-trailing pooch…

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This is one rescue dog who takes his  unique job  very seriously.

 

 

 

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July 30, 2014 at 11:44 pm

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History passing…

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The last  surviving crew   member of the Enola Gay has died.   Theodore Van Kirk was the bomber’s navigator.

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July 30, 2014 at 10:14 am

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Great week for Dems…

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Well,  maybe not,  since most of the headlines from last week  were about  disasters,  man-caused and otherwise,  and plagiarists and liars.

His Oneness has sunk to a new low in  this poll,  which also shows that if the last election were held now,  Romney would win.

 

 

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July 29, 2014 at 11:57 pm

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#ThanksObama…

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L. A. commuters  whose travels  were ruined by the Obama fund-raising motorcades took to social media to express their opinions of the travel disruptions.   No word on what the  woman in labor prevented from reaching the hospital thought about the street being closed for His Oneness.

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July 29, 2014 at 10:17 am

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Manchin family squabble…

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This story  won’t help further the Senator’s ambitions.

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July 28, 2014 at 11:48 pm

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