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Which Star Is The Best Bang for the Buck?

“Although studios often spend hundreds of millions of dollars on blockbusters full of explosions and computer-generated destruction, a small movie like Black Swan can often be a much better bet. True, Black Swan won’t spawn any lines of Nina and Lily dolls or a spin-off TV show. But the film …

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Occupy Movement Infiltrated by Spies

” WASHINGTON — The Federal Bureau of Investigation used counterterrorism agents to investigate the Occupy Wall Street movement, including its communications and planning, according to newly disclosed agency records. The F.B.I. records show that as early as September 2011, an agent from a counterterrorism task force in New York notified …

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GOP Changes Law for Netflix, Keeps Big Brother

“Congress just passed a bill that lets you share your Michael Bay movie marathon with everyone on Facebook. What you still can’t do: send an email without worrying that Big Brother is watching. The “Netflix amendment” to the Video Privacy Protection Act is headed to President Barack Obama’s desk for …

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Obama Helps Fox News Media Monopoly

“Unsatisfied with his media empire in the UK and Australia and his several media holdings in the United States like TheWall Street Journal, the New York Post, and Fox News, Rupert Murdoch wants more. He wants a media monopoly. Murdoch is currently jockeying to buy the Los Angeles Times and …

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Crapo Takes a Dump – DUI for Dry Politician?

“U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo (R-Idaho) ran a red light in Alexandria, and told a police officer who pulled him over that he had “consumed several shots of vodka,” according to court documents that detail Crapo’s drunk driving arrest earlier this week. Crapo was arrested early Sunday morning after making a …

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Republican Dictatorship? Debt Ceiling Fear Mongering

“Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the government appears headed over the so-called fiscal cliff because of a lack of progress in bipartisan negotiations. The Nevada Democrat says it’s up to congressional Republicans to come up with a plan that both houses would pass and President Barack Obama would sign. …

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Snow Monkeys in Texas? | National Geographic

Like humans, Japan’s snow monkeys can survive frigid temperatures. But they seem to prefer lounging about in cool pools of water. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets …

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Hagel Under Fire From GOP – Called Anti-Semitic?

Political movements that depend on broad popular support but are driven by extremists can eventually become self-destructive — a lesson the Republican Party learned at great cost in November, and which the gun-rights lobby may be about to learn in the wake of the latest school shooting. There is also …

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