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Pirates Admit Bringing Back Barry Bonds a ‘Big Mistake,’ Plan to Have Alex Hribal Throw Out First Pitch Next Home Game

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Popular Radio Show: “What Would Abraham Lincoln Do?”

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Salute to Sochi!

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New York Times: Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Overdose Death Another Example of the Skilled Actor’s Willingness to Take Chances

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Health Officials Warn: Some Pharmacies Low on Lethal Injection Drugs

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Chris Christie Tied to Mediocre Super Bowl Commercials

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Pope Francis Arrested for Drag Racing with Justin Bieber

Conservative Catholics Shocked.

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‘Saving Mr. Franklin’ – Philadelphia to be Turned into Theme Park

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If elected President, this is how Chris Christie plans to fight the ‘War on Terror’

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A Carbolic Smoke Ball Christmas

Three lost souls travel to Jimmy Stewart’s home town, Indiana Pennsylvania, to find the true meaning of Christmas — and to eliminate Jimmy Stewart.

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‘As of today, I think it is clear that I am now the leading black person in the world’

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‘Make sure they get the picture, Raul – I just want to hear Rush Limbaugh’s reaction’

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‘Ya just KNEW I’d be here . . .’

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‘It’s rather easy to do, Mr. Bush . . . you just put your hand on his neck, and keep squeezing’

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‘Meet me behind the soccer stadium after the service’

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Turkey Pardoned by Obama: ‘No Secret Deal’

WASHINGTON – Popcorn, the turkey pardoned by President Obama in the White House’s annual Thanksgiving clemency ritual, thanked the President, then headed to his retirement compound in San Clemente, California. The newly freed fowl denied rumors that he made a

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50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination: A Carbolic Special Report

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Today is the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

This is the 150th anniversary of the rousing keynote address delivered at the dedication of the national cemetery at Gettysburg. Here is a link to the address in its entirety. It was delivered by famed orator and politician Edward Everett,

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Obama stumps to sell immigration reform: ‘If you like your immigrant, you can keep him. Period.’

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