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George W. Bush speaks to CBS News (screen grab)

George W. Bush gets intelligence group award

Yes. The jokes write themselves.
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Japanese whaling ships return home from Antarctic with no catch

Japanese whaling ships returned home from the Antarctic on Saturday for the first time in nearly 30 years with no catch onboard, after a UN court ordered an end to their annual hunt.
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Here are 9 things many Americans just don’t understand — compared to the rest of the world

Americans' lack of worldliness clouds their views on everything from economics to sex to religion.
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Anonymous Indiana restaurant owner boasts that he’s already discriminated against gays

Indiana’s so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) was signed into law on Thursday and already one Indianapolis business owner is boasting that he has denied LGBT people service at his restaurant.
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Protecting parents over children: The shameless hypocrisy at the heart of right-wing Christianity

Why do the same people who fight against abortion argue that parents should have the right to beat their children and deny them medical care or education, as some conservative Republicans have done recently?
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Twitter pounds Indiana’s Mike Pence: ‘Enjoy your last term as Governor, you ass backward dipsh*t’

While the state of Indiana is taking a beating across the country for passing the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,”  allowing businesses and individuals to deny services to gays on religious grounds, Governor Mike Pence has come in for an extra heaping of scorn on social media.
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Stephen King hammers Maine governor for doubling down: ‘He’s not man enough to admit he made a mistake’

“Just make me the villain of your next book and I won’t charge you royalties,” Gov. Paul LePage (R) said at an event hosted by Republicans in Bristol.
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There’s a very good reason why black people despise mainstream media

New study shows how the media over-reports black crime and goes out of its way to hyper-criminalize African-Americans.
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Ex-University of Mississippi student charged with hanging noose on statue of university’s first African American student

Federal civil rights charges have been brought against a former student of the University of Mississippi, accused of draping a noose and a flag with Confederate markings last year on a statue commemorating the start of racial integration on campus in the 1960s.