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Twitter and Other Icons

News Item: “The rise of Twitter and other social media sites is threatening to kill off quiet reflection, the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned. Insta”
Didn’t have enough characters to complete the thought.

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Reality? Fox News sees right through it

President ObamaNews Headline: “Fox News questions ‘convenient’ timing of Benghazi suspect’s  capture.”
Talk about convenient, solving a problem that needs solving just at the moment that solving it becomes possible.
And isn’t Obama using Benghazi to distract us from the Bowe Bergdahl release that he used to distract us from Benghazi?
What will this alien trickster try next?

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Do the math

IntegrationNews Item: “. . . comes amid a shifting political calculus. . . .”
News Item: “. . . political calculus shows little sign of changing. . . .”
This confusion evidently has to do with our political leaders finding the instantaneous rates of change of functions and hence the gradients of tangents to graphs or in finding functions from their rates of change.
Which may explain the Tea Party.

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QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language


News Headline: “Gerard Baden-Clay as ‘calm as a cucumber’ after wife went missing.”
Katherine Rylaarsdam, a Baltimore reader, writes:
“This kind of meaningless talk makes me as cranky as a carrot.”
While S.W., a Kendall, Wis., reader, still wonders at a news story referring to behavior that we should “not be immolating.”
Which could lead to burned cucumbers.


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