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Jeff Irwin on renewed movement in the Michigan House to kill Snyder’s Emergency Manager law, Ethan Lowenstein on the value of place-based education, and the witchy music of Spelling… on episode 38 of the Saturday Six Pack

I know that all anyone wants to talk about these days is our story about the elaborate “fuck Flint I want to go shopping”-themed cake Governor Snyder had made for his wife’s birthday, which has now spread to the likes of Gawker and Wonkette, but, for my own sanity, I’ve got to move on. So, […]

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Father of Balloon Boy believes world is run by reptilian humanoids

I wasn’t going to write about the Balloon Boy hoax… I wasn’t… But, then I read an interview on Gawker with a man that worked with Richard Heene, the father of the Balloon Boy, in which it’s mentioned that the fame-obsessed dad was, among other things, obsessed by the idea that the world is really […]

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Euthanasia… now where’d they get a crazy idea like that?

It all really started, as best as I can tell, on August 4, when former Republican Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich, suggested that the Obama administration was seeking the power to “euthanize” American citizens, putting “Down Syndrome children at risk”. Then, a few days later, in a statement made on Friday, August 7, Sarah […]

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