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9 Facts about the Most Covered-Up Condition in U.S. History 0

The usage of asbestos has caused a tragic mark of illness on families across the nation. Some medical observers have noted that it’s possibly the biggest epidemic of disease made

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How Much Does Your Sin Cost? [Infographic] 0

The government is making a profit off of our bad habits. A “sin tax” is a tax added to any products or services that are considered to be unhealthy, and

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Five Things The Government Has Done Right [Infographic] 0

There is a widespread belief that the American government can’t do anything right and should pretty much stay out of key societal matters. The fact of the matter, however, is

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The Value of a Well-Armed Citizenry 0

In the wake of deadly shootings in Aurora, CO and Sandy Hook, CT, the nation centers on concerns for citizen safety and the gun control debate heats up. While many

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The Presidential Battle in the Mobile App World [Infographic] 0

The presidential election is almost here and our beloved candidates are doing everything they can to convince the American people to cast the vote that might make all the difference. Since

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The U.S. Is Missing Out On A Jackpot 0

As of this moment, the U.S. national debt stands at an astounding $15,783,386,298,430.97. Take a minute to really digest this figure. This number will have skyrocketed even further by the time

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Gadhafi Buried – Investigation? 0

Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi was buried in a secret location at dawn Islamic ceremony. Few relatives and officials were in attendance. The ceremony marked the end of a nearly 42-year

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Protecting Consumers from Unexpected Overdraft Fees 1

Elizabeth Warren introduces Andrew Giordano, a retired Baltimore police officer and Vietnam veteran who manages a fitness center for seniors. In 2009, his bank made a mistake that caused confusion

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West Wing Week: 12/17/2010 0

This is the inaugural entry, in what will be a recurring series of posts, videos and commentary on the key items of the past week that were of key discussion within the

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Navy Pilots Grounded For Lake Tahoe Trip 0

Video speaks for itself. Not a smart move by these 2 Navy pilots. Interestingly enough, I think I was at the airshow that these guys were performing at.

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Jon Stewart Has Some Fun With The Mama Grizzly 0

Last night on “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart addressed Sarah Palin’s “Mama Grizzly” coalition and the media’s interpretation that Palin is now a feminist leader. Stewart brought on Senior Women’s

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The Next Governor of Tennessee ? 0

Please let it not be true that THIS is the best thing the Republican Party in the state of Tennessee has to offer as a candidate for the office of

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OSCON Week: Cloud Summit 0

The highlight of this year’s OSCON is a stronger focus on issues related to cloud computing. This was evident from a full day event in the form of Cloud Summit on this topic. This event was organized by Simon Wardley, formerly of Canonical and now a researcher at Leading Edge Forum (CSC), and John Willis from Opscode. The idea behind Cloud Summit is to explore the topic around cloud computing and debate on some of the contentious topics around standards and open source. From this perspective, this event was a huge success.

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Thank Your Military 7

This video is a few months old, but the message is timeless. I’m a product of an Air Force family so am very familiar witht he anxiety, the concern and

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