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Month: July 2010

Today’s Shared Items – July 9, 2010

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The Rich Are Different, Still July 9, 2010 – Reading CJR is kind of like watching a news story about how your favorite guilty food pleasure will kill you. I read something somewhere that fits into my pre-conceived opinions, and here comes CJR to suggest that maybe the story isn’t as well-researched as it could have been. No, I do not want fries with that. I prefurz July 7, 2010 Walking Away From Million-Dollar Mortgages…

Today’s Shared Items – July 7, 2010

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Buy Film Noir Classic Collection, Vol. 5 DVD – Movie Quotes and Pictures from Film Noir Classic Collection, Vol. 5 July 7, 2010 – Just pre-ordered this set. Can’t WAIT. There is no 'free' lemonade – In giving drink away … (Terry Savage/Chicago Sun Times) July 7, 2010 – Ayn Rand visits a lemonade stand. You know how parents get huffy when strangers correct their miscreant kids? If this joker showed up to tell my…

Today’s Shared Items – July 6, 2010

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Bookshare Crosses 100,000-Member Milestone — As More than 60 Publishers, 20 Universities and 2,200 Volunteers Contribute Files to Online Accessible Library July 6, 2010 My Bootlegger Makes Liquor Smuggling Easy June 28, 2010 Tar Balls Hit Texas, BP Oil Spill Now Reaches All Gulf States July 5, 2010 Salmon-Flavored Vodka: It's Handcrafted July 5, 2010 – Um, no thank you. WARNING: Cats take total July 5, 2010 Ann LOVED her July 5, 2010 Hold Me…

Today’s Shared Items – July 4, 2010

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Tony Sachs: The Spirit Of America: Rye Whiskeys For The Fourth Of July, And Every Other Day July 4, 2010 – Good survey of rye (click into the article to see the specific recommendations). I was surprised to see no love for the Sazerac6-year old, my everyday favorite, and a pretty good value, too. Rittenhouse, which is mentioned, probably my other favorite. The Gettysburg Reunion of 1913 July 4, 2010

Today’s Shared Items – July 2, 2010

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John Robbins: What Ever Happened to Public Transportation? July 2, 2010 – “We speak of “investing” in highways and “investing” in freeways and parking spaces. But we “subsidize” trains and buses.” ★ Translation From Apple’s Unique Dialect of PR-Speak to English of the ‘Letter From Apple Regarding iPhone 4’ July 2, 2010 "Bionic Eye" Allows People To Literally See the World Through Someone Else's Eyes July 1, 2010 – This will be forwarded to me…

Today’s Shared Items – July 1, 2010

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Pets on Demand July 1, 2010 – I would watch that, and i would turn it on at my friends’ houses and make hem all adopt animals. Live posts from Laura Hall's sentencing retrial July 1, 2010 – This is one of those “big” local murder trials. Sensational facts and all. The idea of tweeting or live blogging from a murder trial makes me feel a little icky. Lessons From Nader: How Not to be…