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Underfunded Schools Forced To Cut Past Tense From Language Programs

Tesla Christmas Tree — For all your sparky goodness.

US says it has right to kidnap British citizens — Um…no one could possibly anticipate any problems arising from a doctrine like this, could they? Bueller? Bueller? Bueller? Anyone?

More gay men describe sexual encounters with U.S. Sen. Craig — That would Republican Senator Larry “I am not gay, I never have been gay” Craig. To belabor the obvious, I couldn’t care less whether or not Craig is gay. More power to him. I care a great deal that both he personally and his party in general have built their political fortunes on strident anti-gay hysteria. Hypocrisy: the familiest value of them all.

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New podcast up — Me reading “The Dying Dream of Water.”

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