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everyone is likely to become a lot happier with recycling services when the...– Turns out Somerville is quite happy being green
ckck: Derek Watkins put together this video visualizing the expansion of the United States from 1700 to 1900 through the establishment of post offices.
our retirement plan →
I wish the federal government had defaulted– Michele Bachmann (via Joe Scarborough)
a study of 424 patients admitted to the hospital with acute coronary syndrome...– huh
Huck: Mama, I want to do this car puzzle. Me: Okay, great. Bring it over. Huck carries the puzzle to the table. We dump the puzzle pieces. Huck puts two together. Huck: This feels awesome!
But we’re going to have a better defense this year. And when you have a...– John Elway
On one hand, there is a case to be made that the madness of the right has made...– Paul Krugman (via kateoplis)
You can’t learn to write in college. It’s a very bad place for writers because...– Ray Bradbury (via writingadvice)
(1) It means we’ll continue to live in a fantasyland that says we...– Kevin Drum on the debt-ceiling “deal”
Andrew Sullivan says: Sometimes, when dealing with fanatics, hostage takers or ornery authors, it’s what you’ve got to do. And to be fair to the GOP, they ran on a platform like this and won back the House. They have a legitimate place at the table even if they used it for blackmail. Obama surrendered because he really had no adult, responsible choice but to fiddle with the terms of...