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Sasson’s sick tummy

January 25, 2010

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Today I noticed a large amount of blood in Sasson’s stool, so I took him to the vet who took a stool sample, took Sasson’s temperature (slight fever), and gave him two injections. As per Dr’s orders Sasson has to fast until morning and then has to take oral antibiotics for five days. He’s hungry, […]

School district pulls dictionaries for ‘oral sex’ | Jacket Copy | Los Angeles Times

January 25, 2010

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Jacket Copy Books, authors and all things bookish « Previous Post | Jacket Copy Home | Next Post » School district pulls dictionaries for ‘oral sex’ January 24, 2010 |  8:39 am Menifee school district in Riverside County has removed the 10th edition of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary from all school shelves after a parent complained about a […]

NY Jewish culture events the week of International Holocaust Commemoration Day and TuB’Shvat

January 24, 2010

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via examiner.com Click here to read the article

Free Abbas Khalili Dermanaki (tx, RS)

January 23, 2010

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This is the statement of some Iranian writers and artists who are declaring their support for freedom of Iranian critic and essayist Abbas Khalil Dermanaki. Free Abbas Khalili Dermanaki “With emphasis on unity, concurrence, and solidarity of the Iranian literary society, intellectuals and literary figures inside and outside of Iran, this petition aims to direct […]

A Constitutional Amendment to Wrench Control Away from the Corporations

January 23, 2010

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Congresswoman Donna Edwards and constitutional law professor Jamie Raskin speak out against the Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. FEC and call for a mass movement of people to support a constitutional amendment. Visit FreeSpeechforPeople.org to learn more and get involved!

Geithner, Summers Eclipsed As White House Changes Posture (tx, JL)

January 21, 2010

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New White House Posture Shakes Up Staff Rolling out his new, more aggressive approach to Wall Street, President Obama turned to some advisers who hadn’t been seen much in the past year. Standing shoulder to shoulder with Obama were former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker and Vice President Joe Biden. Council of Economic Advisers member Austan […]

Time to Cowboy Up – Opinionator Blog (tx, JG)

January 21, 2010

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Timothy Egan on American politics and life, as seen from the West. Tags: health care reform, martha coakley, massachusetts, Scott Brown, the senate The polls had barely opened in Massachusetts on election day, a winter dawn that showed Democrats really were going to lose the seat of the lion Teddy Kennedy, when the stocks of […]