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It’s a Longshot

It’s a Longshot

New York is proposing a law to allow slot machines at international airport departure terminals to catch gamblers on their way out of the country. The rest of the people in the city can just place bets on whether de Blasio will have the snow in their neighborhood removed. Send to Kindle

Good one

Good one

Okay, but this joke has gone on long enough. This clown being president? That’s a joke, right? Well, it’s not funny. April Fools Day would be a good time for everyone to come clean and admit that they’ve been pulling one over on me. I bit. I actually believed that this country could elect someone as incompetent as Barack Obama. But, I really should have known better. There’s no way Americans are that stupid. But, you got me. I fell for it. Good one. Now, joke’s over. Let’s get back to to normal now. Send to Kindle

As taxes on cigarettes go up, so does smuggling, study finds

As taxes on cigarettes go up, so does smuggling, study finds

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Link of the Day: As Close As You’ll Get to an Exception to IMAO’s Strict “No Irish!” Policy

Link of the Day: As Close As You’ll Get to an Exception to IMAO’s Strict “No Irish!” Policy

[ High Praise! to Mental Floss ] The 50-Year History of Lucky Charms, in 65 Marbits Personally, I say it all started really going wrong in this country when they decided it was “ok” to add a 5th marshmallow. Why not just add a 5th Beatle? [ Think you have a link that's IMAO-worthy? Send it to harvolson@gmail.com . If I use your link, you will receive High Praise! (assuming you remember to put your name in the email) ] Send to Kindle

Obama Warned Us – Be Great

Obama Warned Us – Be Great

If you don’t let anyone tell you something is out of your reach, not only will you be great, this country will be great. @BarackObama “By the way, working more than 30 hours a week at your job is out of reach. Ain’t that great?” Send to Kindle

I Had Obama Pegged As a Soccer Hooligan on Day One

I Had Obama Pegged As a Soccer Hooligan on Day One

[ Should you trust your first impression? - Peter Mende-Siedlecki ] (Viewer #154,515) My title is an exaggeration, but not really. My first impression of Obama was from his 2004 Democratic Convention speech . Apparently, his delivery was amazing, but I didn’t watch it, I just read it, so I wasn’t distracted by his flourishes. When I came to this line, I knew Obama was a vile, malicious piece of work: “it is that fundamental belief — I am my brother’s keeper, I am my sisters’ keeper — that makes this country…

Couldn’t Pay Them Enough

Couldn’t Pay Them Enough

The FCC proposed an initiative to put agents into newsrooms across the country to check for “perceived station bias”. Apparently they don’t want to have to sit down and actually watch MSNBC, either. Send to Kindle

Obama Warned Us – It’s Freedom

Obama Warned Us – It’s Freedom

We do not believe that in this country freedom is reserved for the lucky, or happiness for the few. We recognize that no matter how responsibly we live our lives, any one of us at any time may face a job loss, or a sudden illness, or a home swept away in a terrible storm. The commitments we make to each other through Medicare and Medicaid and Social Security, these things do not sap our initiative, they strengthen us. They do not make us a …

Ron Paul: Don’t Just Cut Troops, ‘Downsize’ US Foreign Policy

Ron Paul: Don’t Just Cut Troops, ‘Downsize’ US Foreign Policy

Former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has backed defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s Pentagon plan to slash the number of troops in the next five years, but declared that what the country really needs to do is “downsize” its foreign policy.

Ex-US rep pleads guilty to visa charge in Zimbabwe

Ex-US rep pleads guilty to visa charge in Zimbabwe

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