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DiGiallonardo Sisters: A “reasonable” parody of “Do You Hear What I Hear”

DiGiallonardo Sisters: A “reasonable” parody of “Do You Hear What I Hear”

Featured this week on American Public Media’s Prairie Home Companion, the DiGiallonardo Sisters of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn sing their parody of “Do You Hear What I Hear,” the classic Christmas carol. With a reason-and-science twist.

Occupy Wall Street: Pundits suggest demands. Coffee Party plans DC event

As the Occupy Wall Street protest gains media coverage and the support of professional activists, people are coming out of the woodwork with ideas for the protesters’ “one demand that awakens the imagination”.

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More whitehouse.gov petitions of interest

I took a cruise through the entire list of petitions at whitehouse.gov today. Here are a few of particular interest!

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Democrats for Michele Bachmann . . . What?

In 2008, Republicans urged their rank-and-file to register Democrat and vote for Hillary Clinton, hoping to keep the Democratic primary battle raging and draining resources from the eventual election. Now, a Democrat suggests the same tactic.

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Even Muslims are caught up in 2012 paranoia

Not content to leave 2012 prognostication and paranoia to Westerners, a Muslim numerologist has leapt full-force onto the 2012 bandwagon with “evidence” that the Qur’an predicts death and destruction in that same year. Or something, anyway.

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Church-state separatists have started a petition at whitehouse.gov to change the US motto to “E Pluribus Unum”. I’m signing. Are you?

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Occupy Wall Street: Let the co-opting begin

As an assortment of unions voice support and celebrities pop up to cheer them on, the “Occupiers” think themselves to be gaining in a groundswell. Hardly . . . they’re about to be drowned.

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Calamities of Nature provides Michele Bachmann’s opinions on various scientific “theories”.

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“Occupied” Wall Street?

Back in July, Adbusters magazine began promoting a protest event, to be the American version of the Arab Spring. It started September 17. How’s it going?

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Is GOP lineup a viral marketing ploy?

Viral marketing is everywhere. It’s gotten so people see viral marketing where it isn’t . . . and also miss it where it just might be. What is the GOP lineup a marketing campaign for? I think I know.

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