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Entries from June 2010

The saga of Anne Sholtz and Rep. Joe Barton and a little hardware

June 29th, 2010 · No Comments

Texas Congressman Joe Barton, along with fellow Republican Greg Walden, last year pressured the Justice Dept. to release documents on the secretive prosecution of former high-flying, emissions-broker Anne Sholtz. Barton, a global warming skeptic and longtime champion of big oil, made news again recently for his comments that the federal mandate for BP to set […]

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In celebration of the Laker’s championship win over the Celtics, Ron Artest gives a press conference more entertaining than this tortous, grinding, defense-oriented thriller.

June 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Ron: if you ever do a stand up act or land a reality-TV gig, please invite me. What a sweet night it was! Go LAKERS.

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A little bit about a group with an enormous mission: the United Spinal Association

June 1st, 2010 · No Comments

The United Spinal Association may not be as well publicized as other groups assisting the paralyzed, such as the Christopher Reeve Foundation, but it’s an impressive organization nonetheless. It claims to be the fastest growing charitable-service entity of its kind. Here’s its charter: “United Spinal Association is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization formed in […]

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