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Friday, December 14, 2012

The Morning News

Posted by on Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Huge crowd against coal trains: About 3,500 people showed up at the Seattle convention center yesterday to try and stop China-bound coal from rumbling through this city.

Parliament brawl: In the Ukraine.

The bluntness of Susan Rice: "Part of her appeal," for President Obama. And also part of what made her a target.

The case for John Kerry: "He's safe."

"Approaching collapse:" The Russian assessment of the Syrian regime.

No smiles or alcohol: Until Cathay Pacific Airways flight attendants get better pay.

The inventor of the bar code is dead: N. Joseph Woodland was 91.

Tick, tick, tick: The latest on the Fiscal Cliff negotiations.

Chinese survival pods: Take that, apocalypse.

Is that Kanye West in a fancied-up Utilikilt? Yes, it is.

And how do you know if you're giving a good cat massage? Answers!

 

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tedb310 1
Aren't you the early bird!
Posted by tedb310 on December 14, 2012 at 6:30 AM · Report this
Posted by Ipso Facto http://therealnews.com on December 14, 2012 at 6:33 AM · Report this
Ipso Facto 3
More from The Real News: "Why the 'Fiscal Cliff' is a Scam"
Posted by Ipso Facto http://therealnews.com on December 14, 2012 at 6:47 AM · Report this
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Apollo's Fire by Jay Inslee

http://www.amazon.com/Apollos-Fire-Ignit…

Then again..

FuelCell Energy Announces Sale of a 14.9 Megawatt Fuel Cell Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut to Dominion

Multi-megawatt fuel cell parks solve power generation challenges for utilities as the combination of dramatically lower pollutants, modest land-use needs, and quiet operating nature of fuel cell power plants facilitates their siting in urban locations.


http://www.nasdaq.com/article/fuelcell-e…
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on December 14, 2012 at 7:20 AM · Report this
Pope Peabrain 5
So those pricks McCain and Graham win. Sometimes the bad guys win. I just wish there was a way to make them regret their assholery.
Posted by Pope Peabrain on December 14, 2012 at 7:43 AM · Report this
NotSean 6
@5 It's politics.

It's just as likely that she was meant to take this fall.
Posted by NotSean on December 14, 2012 at 7:48 AM · Report this
Matt from Denver 7
@ 5, gloomy gus posted a link to an editorial that puts it in good perspective, over on Goldy's thread about Rice that was posted yesterday. Go look it up...
Posted by Matt from Denver on December 14, 2012 at 7:51 AM · Report this
venomlash 8
@4: Cleaner natural gas is a good first step, but it's still a fossil fuel.
Posted by venomlash on December 14, 2012 at 7:59 AM · Report this
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@7, you read it! i love you! Here it is again, by the Guardian's US Correspondent, the Century Foundation fellow Michael Cohen. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/…
Posted by gloomy gus on December 14, 2012 at 8:08 AM · Report this
Matt from Denver 10
@ 9, thanks for finding it. I had a feeling that it wasn't quite that big a deal (every president wins some and loses some), and that article proves it.
Posted by Matt from Denver on December 14, 2012 at 8:17 AM · Report this
Cato the Younger Younger 13
Too bad they didn't show the follow up video on the cat massage..the one where the cat guts the lady in the horrible outfit for giving him a "message".
Posted by Cato the Younger Younger on December 14, 2012 at 9:27 AM · Report this
Cato the Younger Younger 14
BTW..the case for John Kerry is the GOP thinks they can still get Scott Brown back into the Senate.
Posted by Cato the Younger Younger on December 14, 2012 at 9:28 AM · Report this
JonnoN 16
Why link to foxnews? If its worth reading, someone else has printed it.
Posted by JonnoN http://www.backnine.org/ on December 14, 2012 at 9:54 AM · Report this
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Is it just me or does the cat masseuse brings up memories of that episode in South Park when the boys start wanking off dogs?
Posted by pussnboots on December 14, 2012 at 9:56 AM · Report this
Will in Seattle 18
Just 16 more shopping days until rich people have to pay taxes again, like the rest of us.
Posted by Will in Seattle http://www.facebook.com/WillSeattle on December 14, 2012 at 11:14 AM · Report this
dwightmoodyforgetsthings 19
@14- Exactly. Why the hell would Obama pull a Democrat out of the legislature? Nominating Kerry just seems stupid.
Posted by dwightmoodyforgetsthings http://www.reddit.com/r/spaceclop on December 14, 2012 at 12:13 PM · Report this
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How do I know when I'm giving a good cat massage? She's purring!
Posted by I have always been... east coaster on December 14, 2012 at 2:47 PM · Report this

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