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  1. Thread: 2013 NFL Thread

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    Tony Dungy is trying to extricate himself from a self-created sticky one.

    He said, in comments published over the weekend, that he would not have drafted Michael Sam " “(n)ot because I don’t...
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    Re: Television Random, Random Scripted/NonScripted

    For those of us looking to pick up some culture, this is a pretty fascinating (and worth getting excited about) schedule.

    Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY...
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    Re: Tennis, Random Random - 2014

    I love the photo/gif of Dudi hugging Ivo.
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    Re: Tennis, Random Random - 2014

    Was it Ti-Amie that was speaking of the hype machine going into overdrive on behalf of Bouchard? I do not recall Halep getting this kind of attention as she entered the "current greats" discussion.
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    Just returns to the whole "partisan" viewpoint that this Act draws out in spades. An admitted liberal publication like New Republic would, as expected, take this type approach, while a National...
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    That's pretty much been a hallmark of this legislation since Day 1, hasn't it, shtexas? I think the only arguable time that party politics may have not played a significant role in how the law was...
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    Also a consideration - the DC Circuit vote was 2-1. The 2 were Republican appointees (one from each of the Bushes), the 1 a D (appointed by Carter). The 4th Circuit vote was 3-0. All 3 were...
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    Here's an attempt to provide some context on how two separate Courts reach different conclusions on the same question:

    Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings on Health Care Law
    July 22, 2014
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    Interestingly, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (the 4th Circuit is VA, NC, MD, WV and SC) has just issued an opinion in a case before them in the last few minutes, upholding the legality of the...
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    Whatever its context, Shtexas, that sound bite has, and will continue to have, lasting impact in the political arena. And not in a good way.
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    We're now living in the aftermath of former Speaker Pelosi's infamous " “We have to pass the bill to find out what’s in it” statement. And lawyers are beginning to have a field day with the what's in...
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    This could be huge. Will most definitely be appealed, likely first to a full panel of the DC Circuit, then, most likely the Supremes. Won't be settled any time soon, but this is one of the keystones...
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    Re: Politics Random Random

    Money gap: Why don’t women give?
    By ANNA PALMER and TARINI PARTI | 7/22/14 5:02 AM EDT

    For all the progress women have made in Congress and in elections, they are practically sitting out the new...
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    Re: Let's Discuss Science

    I think very cautious optimism is always the best approach with so-called breakthroughs in AIDS/HIV research, lukeorion. There has been so much put out there, only for things to most often come apart...
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    Re: Let's Discuss Science

    Huge laboratory breakthrough here in Philadelphia. Let's hope this advances through its next stages successfully:

    Health: Temple University Researchers Successfully Eliminate HIV Virus In Human...
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    Re: Tennis, Random Random - 2014

    Chatter around the internets saying Serena and Patrick have broken up...

    http://www.tennisearth.com/news/tennisNews/Serena-Williams-splits-with-alleged-boyfriend-Patrick-Mouratoglou-161471.htm
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  17. Thread: In Memoriam

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    Breaking News: Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89

    BroadwayWorld.com has confirmed that Broadway legend Elaine Stritch died this morning, at home in Birmingham, MI. The star was 89 years...
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    Re: Tennis, Random Random - 2014

    I put this story down in World News, but maybe it belongs here, so I'll post the link:

    Police: Al Qaeda Magazine Suggesting Attack On US Open
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    Re: World News Random, Random

    Uh, oh....

    Police: Al Qaeda Magazine Suggesting Attack On US Open
    Cops Say Inspire Magazine Instructing Would-Be Terrorists On Where To Set Bombs Off
    July 16, 2014 2:26 PM

    NEW YORK...
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    It's been talked about heavily for the last week on CNN, Ti. It's the whole reason these children cannot be turned right around and sent home.
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    World News Random, Random

    The UN has put a "humanitarian cease fire" proposal on the table to allow for food and medicine to reach the residents of Gaza. Israel has said it will accept the proposal. Hamas has not yet said if...
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    Re: This is why I support the death penalty

    A number of states have just stopped putting people to death, even though they continue to have the mechanism for a death penalty in place.

    If it gets to the Supremes, it would probably be at...
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    Re: This is why I support the death penalty

    THE SCOTUS hasn't looked at the legality of the death penalty in nearly 40 years. This could possibly be the case that returns the matter to them for another look.

    Federal Judge Rules Death...
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    Re: Tennis, Random Random - 2014

    I don't see our old "Off The Court" subforum anymore, so I'll post this here -

    Lindsay Vonn and Roger played tennis in Jungfraujoch, Switzerland today - 2 miles above sea level. The whole idea...
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    And what is Ann Coulter's definition - if you go to the same hairdresser as John Edwards? :)
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