Happy birthday America

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Today is July 4, the anniversary of our nation's birth. In the spawn of 238 years, we went from a British colony, to the world's only superpower. That is, the world's only superpower that doesn't speak Chinese. As much as I love my country, I often wonder how different my life would be if I lived under British rule. It wouldn't be too bad I … [Read more...]

Costa Rica to file protest with FIFA over snow

Word on the street is that Costa Rica is planning on filing a protest with FIFA, soccer's international governing body, over their 1-0 loss against the United States Friday night in a World Cup qualifier. The game was played in snowy Colorado. Costa Rica wants the game to be replayed and they want referee Joel Aguilar from El Salvador to be … [Read more...]

Romney believes Obama voters are lazy freeloaders who want everything given to them

A couple of months ago, I saw a secret video on the Internets that someone claimed was Mitt Romney speaking to some wealthy donors about the upcoming presidential election. In the video, Romney spoke about a good many things. One of the things he talked about was the 47% of the electorate who will be voting for Obama and that the reason they will … [Read more...]

Protests over Muhammad video in Libya leave U.S. ambassador, three others dead

A video portraying the Prophet Muhammad as a womanizing pedophile has outraged many in the so-called Muslim world, resulting in deadly protests in Egypt and Libya. One such protest, in the Libyan city of Benghazi, resulted in the death of four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens. I didn't even know we had an … [Read more...]

Thank God, the Oylimpics are finally over

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The XXX Summer Olympics finally and mercifully came to an end last night. It lasted over two weeks, but it began to feel like three months. Finally, the world of sports can get back to normal. The XXX Summer Olympics were like a bad case of the stomach flu that just wouldn't go away. I'm tired of going to the sports section and of a website … [Read more...]

Fareed Zakaria suspended for plagiarism

Time magazine editor-at-large and CNN host Fareed Zakaria has been suspended by both Time and CNN for plagiarism. Time is suspending Zakaria for 30 days. CNN has put no expiration date on his suspension. Zakaria stole from an essay on gun control written by Jill Lepore, published in The New Yorker on April 23. Here is a paragraph from … [Read more...]