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Musings From The Edge: State Health Insurance Fund Join Forces With Alabama Republicans

I guess it was just a matter of time before the links between the Alabama Republicans and the health insurance industry became blatantly obvious to disenfranchise state employees even though…

China’s internet generation forgetting calligraphy

The exceptional beauty of the written Chinese language is being forgotten by the internet generation of Chinese youth. Calligraphy is on the way out.…

Musing From The Edge: A Great Simple Man

What is a successful life these days? What marks our legacy? I was left asking myself these questions after a conversation with a very old and very dear friend of…

Tea Party Less Popular than Atheists

Tea Party luminary, Christine O'Donnell, storms out during a CNN interview with Piers Morgan. Little wonder the extreme right-wing is less popular than atheists and Muslims. …

Cuba: Gay man and transgender woman in state-sanctioned marriage

"I dedicate my wedding to all those who want to have their own."…

Now spewing from Glenn Beck’s pie hole: Norway child victims like Hitler Youth

Glenn Beck is a monstrosity and a blot on mankind. Here is yet another reason to think so.…

Breivick’s Norway bombing and shooting death toll reaches 92

Breivick believes his actions were atrocious, but necessary. Does Breivick deserve more than Norway's maximum 21 year sentence? …

Heat wave deadly despite Rush Limbaugh

Climate change is making itself known in a big way all over the world, and the United States is no exception as blistering heat holds the country hostage to cooling…

End of an Era: The Last Shuttle Lands in Florida

The last space shuttle flight rolled to a stop just before 6 a.m. on Thursday, closing an era of the nation’s space program. Read about it here.…

LulzSec hack into Murdoch newspapers

Irony of ironies, the man in charge of a hacking/media empire, gets hacked himself.…

WTF: McCain wants to put Jesus on the $1 bill

We're not kidding! John McCain is serious about wanting to put Jesus on the $1 bill, and now a bunch of loopy Republican pols have come forward with their own…

The View from Across the Pond: The Rupert Murdoch Story

MMA's British correspondent fills us in on the nasty details of the Rupert Murdoch scandal as seen through the eyes of the folks in the United Kingdom.…

Shareholders of Rupert Murdoch’s company urged to “sell”

Things continue to get worse for Rupert Murdoch and it's not over yet.…

Veils off for Muslim Women in Australia

If you commit a crime in this country we want to be able to identify you, whether on surveillance cameras, or by eye witnesses. That's the way it is in…