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    The relevant libertarian
    In 1988 Dr. Ron Paul ran for President as the nominee from the Libertarian Party, he garnered .47% of the vote, and virtually no one was listening. He tallied only slightly better as a candidate for the Republican nomination in 2008, but he was...
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    Review: 'The Life of Pi' (Photos)
    “The Life of Pi” is adapted from the acclaimed novel of the same name by author Yann Martel. The book is a spiritual adventure that supposedly proves the existence of god, and was thought to be “unfilmable”. Even with such...
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    Review: 'Amour' (Photos)
    Michael Haneke’s “Amour” opens with firemen smashing their way into an apartment. From their reactions and the evidence that’s shown to us, it’s clear that someone has died. The rest of the movie is essentially an...
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    Justin Bieber: Dethroned from top spots as he fails to earn Grammy nomination
    Justin Bieber, one of the most commercially successful recording artists today, fell short when the 2013 Grammy award nominations were revealed Wednesday. That led to a viral Twitter rant from the 19 year-old singer’s manager Scooter Braun....
  • Paul Ryan
    Ryan gets classified intelligence briefings from U.S. government
    ABC News is reporting that GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has received classified intelligence briefings from the U.S. government. Ryan spokesperson Michael Steel confirmed the briefing took place (see article: Paul Ryan Receives First...
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    George Clooney has twitter all jazzed up about the Golden Globe Awards
    Thursday morning it was announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press, that George Clooney is up for the 69th annual Golden Globe awards. Twitter is going crazy with the news and who can blame the fans?. Clooney is very personable, from adopting...
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    Raising Cain in Arizona
    Presidential hopeful Herman Cain is coming under some heavy fire this morning. First, his co-contenders in the race for the presidential nominee are circling him like a pack of hyenas hot on the prey. Second, former Mexican President Vicente Fox...
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    DVD to see: foreign language Oscar nom, 'Dogtooth'
    With the Oscars coming up very soon, this week's DVD to see is the challenging and uncomfortable Grecian import 'Dogtooth' (2009) nominated for best foreign language film.Three teenage siblings are growing up, coming of age and...
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    Nestor Amarilla from Paraguay: Nominated for Nobel Prize for Literature
    Nestor Amarilla was born on the 24th of July 1980 to a farming family in the country town of Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay. Since he was a little boy he has been very interested in the arts. Photo by Alma Quiñonez. 5. Were there any obstacles,...