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14 April 2012 @ 02:43 pm
Rightward trends, Apollo 11, and DC tourism  
* A handful of charts that explain how the rich don't pay as much in taxes.
* Trying to quantify the shift to the far right in the Republican party.
* As noted previously - is Romney the new Kerry?
* Good read: empathy won't be as big topic this November.
* Reading into Romney's word choices.
* Whoah. The rocket engines for Apollo 11 have been located in the Atlantic.
* The problem with tourism in DC.
* A brief history of the war on bagpipes.

PMMJ: Newscheetahmaster on April 14th, 2012 11:00 pm (UTC)
"Egyptian election officials have barred 10 candidates from standing in upcoming polls, including former spy chief Omar Suleiman and the Muslim Brotherhood's Khairat al-Shater."
Vince Conawayvconaway on April 15th, 2012 12:59 pm (UTC)
I was busking Rome's Via del Corso in 2007 when a piper wiped out every pitch on the street. I joined eight buskers in glowering at him from the opposite corner, and I don't know what was said to him but he never played closer than four blocks to us again.