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Texas Gov. Perry to turn himself in Tuesday, on heels of indictment | Fox News

Texas Gov. Perry to turn himself in Tuesday, on heels of indictment | Fox News

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Just to clarify, I don’t find this news to be something to celebrate. I do not hate Rick Perry, and it is sad to see stories like this. Nonetheless, I am not a big fan of his political career, and this is big news. I hope that he has a wonderful life, and that he gets this behind him, and also that he stops having such influence in public policy that affects so many people.

Texas Gov. Perry…

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Earlier on Monday:  ”In an unusual move, the global rights organization Amnesty International has dispatched a delegation of observers and organizers to Ferguson, Mo., to provide direct support to community members and to observe the police response to protests. The 13-person delegation, which arrived late last week, was the first of its kind deployed by Amnesty within the United States, the organization said.”

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Earlier on Monday:  ”In an unusual move, the global rights organization Amnesty International has dispatched a delegation of observers and organizers to Ferguson, Mo., to provide direct support to community members and to observe the police response to protests. The 13-person delegation, which arrived late last week, was the first of its kind deployed by Amnesty within the United States, the organization said.”

This is a for real, not joking, advertisement at Arby’s right now… #MeatJuice #MeatCraft (at Arby’s)

This is a for real, not joking, advertisement at Arby’s right now… #MeatJuice #MeatCraft (at Arby’s)

70 Years Ago Anne Frank Was Captured by the Nazis. Could That Happen Today?

70 Years Ago Anne Frank Was Captured by the Nazis. Could That Happen Today?

Sometimes I find that I compartmentalize different historical figures and events, often forgetting that many events occurred at the same time as other consequential things, and many historical figures lived simultaneously, yet my mind seems to place very differently. I guess it was only a few months ago that I discovered that Martin Luther King Jr. born the same year as Anne Frank. I think of…

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The very real impact of Obamacare opposition, in one map - Vox

The very real impact of Obamacare opposition, in one map – Vox

*Below there is a video, and an article which is much more informative than I. So if you don’t have much time please skip what I wrote and go straight to that.

The following video, and the article below it, were made by Ezra Klein (and whoever else Ezra works with). It describes some of the cost patterns associated with regulation and participation within the healthcare marketplace. Ezra…

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Skin In The Game: High Stakes on High Temps

Skin In The Game: High Stakes on High Temps

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When there is a big debate I love to hear “the facts” as we know them, but I also love hearing about the passion with which those in close proximity to the item in question conveys their perspective. Does the person speaking have anything to gain or lose in this debate? Like when I hear people talk about the gospel: the most compelling argument (to me anyway) that Jesus was who people say that…

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