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Brazilian Virginity Auction Girl in Playboy?

“Two months ago, Catarina Migliorini was auctioning off her virginity to help impoverished children. Now, she’s selling nude pictures to Playboy, and there’s no further talk that she’s doing it for charity. Migliorini, the 20-year-old Brazilian woman who allegedly auctioned off her virginity online for $780,000, has parlayed her notoriety …

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Fox News: Westboro Baptist Church is Left-Wing Cult

“”Left-Wing Westboro Cult” — that’s how Fox Nation categorized the Westboro Baptist Church, the notorious “independent” (hate) group that’s notoriously been protesting funerals in Newtown of late. Fox used the description in a story about the funerals posted to its website last week, but it’s getting passed around today. In …

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Not Flash Mobs, Cash Mobs!

“We’re at 70 Lower Clapton Road, northeast London, where David and Eleanor are manning the register. While the clock approaches noon, the machine passes the 500-pounds mark (more than $810). It’s been ages since the two owners of independent bookshop “Pages of Hackney” managed to tally such amount, all done …

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The Most ‘Immoral’ Thing in America

“For all the chest beating and wailing and carrying on about the Obama administration’s contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act, you’d think that this country was embroiled in a coast to coast battle that pits a staunch moral majority against a small, active tide of unstoppable vaginas demanding sexual …

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Too Fat To Fight? Military Obesity Discharges

“Under intense pressure to trim its budget, the Army is dismissing a rising number of soldiers who do not meet its fitness standards, drawing from a growing pool of troops grappling with obesity. Obesity is now the leading cause of ineligibility for people who want to join the Army, according …

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Did Al Qaeda Put a Bomb Up a Goose’s Ass?

“The critical acclaim for the new Kathryn Bigelow movie “Zero Dark Thirty” has renewed the debate on the efficacy of torture. The movie dramatizes the decade-long effort to find and eventually kill Osama bin Laden. In a riveting opening section, the film obliquely credits the discovery of the key piece …

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Obama Ignores Climate, EPA Head Leaves

“Lisa P. Jackson is stepping down as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency after a four-year tenure that began with high hopes of sweeping action to address climate change and other environmental ills but ended with a series of rear-guard actions to defend the agency against challenges from industry, Republicans …

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