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April Fools' Day 2015

Today is April Fools’ Day. Let’s have some fun. This link goes to a site that lists the 100 top April Fools’ Day hoaxes.  For example, this is the number one hoax, in their opinion: 169 more words

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Natural Born Citizenship: What Does It Mean?

Natural born citizen. Our Constitution requires presidents to be natural born citizens. “NO PERSON” can become president unless that person is a natural born citizen. Let’s parse the phrase. 1,726 more words

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Free Speech Rights for Some, but Not All?

These are Americans exercising their right to free speech, according to progressives and the media:

The Ferguson and the St. Louis County police departments, the MO Highway Patrol, the MO governor, virtually all the authorities in MO, as well as Barack Obama and Eric Holder, went out of their way to call these mobs “peaceful protesters” and to school law enforcement officers to take care not to infringe upon the First Amendment rights of these “protesters.” 350 more words

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We Can Fight Back, Too

More and more often, we find these sorts of stories in the news:

Two women named Melinda and Dani Phoenix and the man they both consider their husband, Jonathan Stein, are in a polyamorous relationship and…

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Super Pi Day 3.14.15, etc., etc., etc. ...

Today, March 14, 2015, is Pi Day:

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159.

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The Challenge of Multitasking with Two Phones

Apparently it’s a monumental challenge for a particular type of woman to multitask by carrying around two phones. That sort of woman prefers “convenience, 69 more words

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