The Obama effect
"Black voter turnout in 2012 exceeded the rate of white voter turnout, even in the states with the strictest voter ID laws."
Threat is growing, report finds
"The number of terrorists out there" has doubled.
FIFA "pressured Brazil into passing a so-called Budweiser bill, allowing beer sales in soccer stadiums."
Food for thought
"Cantor's campaign spent more at steakhouses than Brat spent on his entire campaign."
Arena Amazonia feared as a "white elephant"
Brazil built a $300 million stadium in the Amazon rainforest that "is only going to be used for four World Cup games," and there’s no team "that can fill it afterwards."
Israel's 1,000-for-1 trade came in 2011
The Israelis "gave up 1,000 terrorists in return for one sergeant."
Obama quiet since April 28
"It's been nearly three weeks since the president has commented" on questions about possible hidden wait lists at veterans hospitals.
Wealth gap may be even wider
"A white family is likely to have about six times as much wealth than a black or Hispanic family coming out of the recession."
It's happened only twice
Before "our last three presidents, you have to go back to the 1800s, early 1800s to find three presidents in a row being consecutively re-elected."
Pollution is pollution even if it's legal
"The Koch brothers are one of the biggest polluters in the country."
Money couldn't buy off the slave owners
Says Abraham Lincoln tried to buy slaves' freedom in border states, but the states "all rejected it."
Yes, but it's not a top priority
Katrina vanden Heuvel
"The majority support (raising) the minimum wage."
Does Russia want its gift back?
"Crimea became part of Ukraine only in 1954. Crimea was historically part of Russia, and (Nikita) Khrushchev gave it to Ukraine in a gesture that mystified some people."
A bumpy ride in the air is okay; not on the ground
"When the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport needed to stop its earthquake spike a few years ago, they temporarily shut down the wells that were injecting fracking fluid into the ground ... (and) those earthquakes stopped."
From 'Mein Kampf' on
The words "subhuman mongrel," which Ted Nugent called President Barack Obama, were used by the Nazis to "justify the genocide of the Jewish community."
Which is kind of the point
The Keystone pipeline creates "35 permanent jobs" after construction, according to a government report.
Obamas are first no-shows since 1998
"It’s been 14 years since a president or a vice president or a member of their family has not gone and attended at least an event at the Olympics."
The fact is up ... and it's good
"The extra point is almost automatic. … (The NFL) had five missed extra points this year out of 1,200 some odd" attempts.
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