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posted by August 10 at 7:39 AMon
Plungers: US markets expected to plunge further after markets in Europe and Asia plunge overnight in reaction to the plunging US markets.
End the Fucking War: Ten soldiers from Fort Lewis died in the last week alone. The war was a lie, its continuation is a crime. We lost three years ago. End it.
He Suffered So: Rupert Murdoch tells the Washington Post that buying the Wall Street Journal was worth the “summer’s worth of hurt feelings” he had to endure.
The Dems Court the Gays: They like us, they really like us. But none of the Dem front-runners want us to get married, and Clinton still thinks DADT and DOMA were the right thing to do at the time. Edwards, as ever, is the worst on gay issue. But Richardson really screwed up, saying homosexuality is “a choice.”
Creative Destruction: Rome’s Cinecitta film studio is burning.
It’s Iowar: Republicans descend on Iowa for straw poll—if Romney doesn’t walk away with it he’s toast.
Winning Team Disbands: More trouble for the Tour de France.
Dogs Suck: The LA Times’ Joel Stein hates dogs, says so publicly. Execution imminent.
Class War: Port of Seattle to voted last night to bulldoze those 162 units of affordable housing.
Oh, the Humanity! I-5 shutdown starts tonight.