During an interview with Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on the Opie and...– Louis C.K. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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In a primer on nonviolent protest, “Sharp’s Dictionary of Power and Struggle,”...– Protesters in Moscow Try New Tactics to Avoid Arrests - NYTimes.com
In another famous case, a 9-year-old boy named Jeffrey Bailey pushed a toddler...– Can You Call a 9-Year-Old a Psychopath? - NYTimes.com
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A paragraph from Donald Kaufman’s script “The Three” is shown...– Adaptation. (2002) - Trivia - IMDb
Trier’s initial inspiration for the film came from a depressive episode he...– Melancholia (2011 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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God-Building was an idea proposed by some prominent Marxists of the Soviet...– God-Building - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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In the summer, irrigation canals sweated a blurry fretwork across the green...– Gravity’s Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon
In the so-called Ogden memo of 2009, the Justice Department advised its lawyers...– Marijuana laws: Up in smoke | The Economist This explains a lot about the current conflict.
the satirist depends on shame, and everyone knows that our culture has become...– Jon Stewart
Wherever most kids survive to adulthood, women stop having so many. That is the...– Boing Boing Oh okay, I always wondered why population projections showed the numbers topping out…I kind of just figured we’d keep on multiplying until there’s no shoulder room left.
The “war on women” started swallowing its tail on April 5, when Al Hunt asked...– Hilary Rosen, Ann Romney: The birth, adolescence, and death of the Democrats’ “war on women” talking point. - Slate Magazine
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