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    Yeah, Obama, what is with all that huggy stuff?...

    Yeah, Obama, what is with all that huggy stuff? Now too many men think that all women want to do is cuddle with overly polite guys. We want more action than that. Thanks a lot Obama.

    (Now that...
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    Tomorrow is the forty-fifth anniversary of the...

    Tomorrow is the forty-fifth anniversary of the first time man set foot on the moon. Why aren't there space colonies up there now?

    Thanks for forgetting the moon Obama.
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    The nail in my flat tire? The result of the...

    The nail in my flat tire? The result of the local boom in construction caused by Obama.
  4. Anybody remember when a US Navy ship shot down a...

    Anybody remember when a US Navy ship shot down a plane full of 290 or so civilians over Iranian waters in the Persian Gulf in 1988?

    And how inaccurate Reagan's first comments turned out to be?
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    The Financial Times just began a series on...

    The Financial Times just began a series on water... the article is behind a paywall, but you can read 8 articles/month for free just by registering. And the Nestle CEO is quoted extensively.

    A...
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    "Ms" works nicely for that ... most online forms...

    "Ms" works nicely for that ... most online forms present that as an option, along with "Mrs" and "Miss" (and "Dr" etc.)
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    Sorry about your head and arm.... Just a...

    Sorry about your head and arm....

    Just a reminder that today (7/12) is
    International Helmet Day

    Online and IRL retailers are having special deals on helmets today.
  8. Then wouldn't the added inconvenience be a help? ...

    Then wouldn't the added inconvenience be a help? Not clear on why it would be a problem.
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    Incidentally - or not so incidentally - the...

    Incidentally - or not so incidentally - the Republican party in Congress has inserted a rider in the House Appropriation Bill for the Interior Dept that would prevent it from regulating the sale of...
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    Another excellent organization that helps...

    Another excellent organization that helps elephants and other performing animals is Performing Animal Welfare Society.

    PAWS on FB

    and their web site,

    PAWS
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    Sarah.

    Sarah.
  12. Love it ... great idea.

    Love it ... great idea.
  13. Yes, I doubt the Reps and Senators anticipated...

    Yes, I doubt the Reps and Senators anticipated that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act would be interpreted to apply to corporations when it was passed unanimously by the House and almost...
  14. http://www.factcheck.org/2010/05/dhimmitude-and-th...

    http://www.factcheck.org/2010/05/dhimmitude-and-the-muslim-exemption/

    and

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/medical/exemptions.asp
  15. No, the court made no such stipulation. A...

    No, the court made no such stipulation.

    A closely held company may be traded publicly as long as more than half the stock is owned by five or fewer individuals. (Note there is no requirement the...
  16. Actually, I'm not making any assumptions. I...

    Actually, I'm not making any assumptions. I merely responded to the remarks claiming that closely held companies are all small and that therefore only a relatively small number of women could...
  17. And Bechtel is not the only large closely held...

    And Bechtel is not the only large closely held corporation.

    Copying from my earlier post #13

    Nope ... around 90% of businesses are closely held....
  18. It's true that Hobby Lobby isn't trying to avoid...

    It's true that Hobby Lobby isn't trying to avoid covering all forms of contraceptive, but other companies are, some to the extent of not even covering a discussion a woman might have with her doctor...
  19. Companies manufacturing contraceptives and drugs...

    Companies manufacturing contraceptives and drugs used to induce abortion are held by nine mutual funds in Hobby Lobby sponsored retirement accounts.
    ...
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    Another interesting study, linking the effect of...

    Another interesting study, linking the effect of poverty on decision making.

    http://www.citylab.com/work/2013/08/how-poverty-taxes-brain/6716/
  21. On Tuesday, the day after issuing the Hobby Lobby...

    On Tuesday, the day after issuing the Hobby Lobby decision, the Supreme Court sent a signal that a closely held, for profit company might be able to refuse to cover any of the reproductive services...
  22. Nope ... around 90% of businesses are closely...

    Nope ... around 90% of businesses are closely held.
    http://www.referenceforbusiness.com/encyclopedia/Clo-Con/Closely-Held-Corporations.html#ixzz368MtxrMy

    Most of them are quite small, but others...
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    Not sure it is just about saving money. Given...

    Not sure it is just about saving money. Given the $$$ to be made in betting, I imagine owners/trainers don't want to risk any chance somebody might tamper with their horses.

    (see how the exercise...
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    California Chrome's groom and exercise rider...

    California Chrome's groom and exercise rider accompanied him in his Brookledge van on the ride from Baltimore to NY. (Preakness to Belmont.)
    ...
  25. In reality Lucky Pulpit should be thanking...

    In reality Lucky Pulpit should be thanking California Chrome for the increased number of mares he's been enjoying this year.

    In an interview that ran in April - so before the Kentucky Derby -...
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